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Every Oregonian Deserves Access to Lifesaving Services

From our friends at Partnership for Safety and Justice: Oregon’s approach to public safety is out of balance. Our state is spending increasing amounts on prisons, while laying off teachers, cutting funding for seniors’ services, and not even coming close to meeting crime victims’ needs. We need to get our priorities straight and use our …

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Follow-Up Alliance Survey for 2013 Legislative Priorities

Thank you for your feedback via our first survey last month, designed to give us a better idea of how to prioritize our legislative efforts on behalf of survivors in 2013. You helped us narrow our focus. Now we need some additional information to help us prioritize specifics within your initial suggestions. Please take a …

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Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Reauthorization

The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) is currently up for reauthorization. VAWA was originally enacted in 1994 and provides essential funding for domestic and sexual violence services in every state in the nation. It has been re-authorized since then with broad bi-partisan support. Its initial goals were to increase victim services and to improve criminal …

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