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Diverse Group of NYC Community Organizations Rally For Hate Violence Prevention

Diverse Group of NYC Community Organizations Rally For Hate Violence Prevention

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Eliel Cruz, Director of Communications, NYC Anti-Violence Project ecruz@avp.org  212-714-1184 FOLLOWING RISE IN HATE VIOLENCE, DIVERSE GROUP OF NYC COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS, ELECTED LEADERS DEMAND A NEW STRATEGY Jewish, Arab-American, LGBTQ, immigrant, Black and Brown communities held a press conference today to announce new initiative that

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NCAVP Statement in Support of the Re-Authorization of VAWA

The National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP), a coalition of more than 50 LGBTQ anti-violence organizations across the country, urges Congress to pass the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2019, H.R. 1585. The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) remains the only piece of federal legislation that includes explicit civil

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ncavp condemns trump’s transgender military ban

On Tuesday, the United States Supreme Court voted to temporarily allow the Trump administration’s ban on most transgender individuals serving in the military to go into effect while the lawsuits challenging the ban move forward. The National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP) strongly condemns the transgender military ban and such

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TGNC Civil Rights Protections Passed in New York State

New York, NY, January 16, 2019 — Today at AVP we are celebrating the historic passage of GENDA – the Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act in New York, which adds protections based on gender identity and expression to the state’s human rights laws and the state ban of abusive conversion therapy.

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