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NCAVP mourns the death of Claire Legato, a 21-year-old Black trans woman in Cleveland, Ohio

#QueerSVAM: What is Sexual Violence?

April is Sexual Violence Awareness Month, a time to honor the experiences of sexual violence survivors, and to find ways that we can all engage in destigmatizing and preventing sexual violence. At AVP, we use the term Sexual Violence Awareness Month, instead of the more traditionally recognized Sexual Assault Awareness

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NCAVP Urges Support for the Equality Act

The National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP), a coalition of 50 LGBTQ anti-violence organizations across the country, supports the Equality Act and urges Congress to pass H.R. 5. The Equality Act is a crucial step toward LGBTQ liberation, introduced by Representatives David Cicilline (D-RI) and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), Senator Jeff

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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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