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DVCC Testimony in Support of Proposed Legislation Concerning Restraining and Protection Orders

Testimony Regarding Raised Bill 462 - AAC Civil Restraining and Protective Orders   Good Morning Senator Coleman, Representative Fox and members of the committee. My name is ... Read more

February 2013 Verve: Promote Economic Rights of Victims Through Restraining Orders

Economic abuse has long been recognized as a primary element of domestic violence. U.S. Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women defines ... Read more

September 2012 Verve: Addressing the Health Impacts of Domestic Violence

Domestic violence is one of the leading contributors to chronic health care problems in women, and prolonged exposure to violence is the principal ... Read more

August 2012 Verve: Connecticut's Response to Bullying: The Safe School Climate Initiative

In 2002, Connecticut became one of the first states to pass statewide anti-bullying legislation.[i] The law was substantially revised by the General Assembly in 2011,[ii] ... Read more

July 2012 Verve: Protecting Immigrant Victims of Domestic Violence

Battered immigrants with undocumented status are a particularly vulnerable population. Beyond language barriers and cultural differences, abusers often threaten the victim’s immigration status, causing a ... Read more

Cafero Names DVCC Staff Attorney to New State Governing Council

Connecticut House Republican Leader Lawrence Cafero has appointed Andrea Dahms, a staff attorney with the Domestic Violence Crisis Center (DVCC), to serve on the state’s ... Read more

June 2012 Verve: 2012 VAWA Re-Authorization: Enhancing Housing Protections for DV Victims

In a recent letter to the U.S. House of Representative’s Judiciary Committee, Rita Smith, Executive Director of the National Coalition to End Domestic Violence, noted ... Read more

May 2012 Verve: An Act Concerning Domestic Violence

This week, Governor Malloy signed into law An Act Concerning Domestic Violence (Public Act No. 12-114). This bill represents many months of work by an ... Read more

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