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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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DHS Town Hall Meetings on 2013-2015 Priorities

DHS is inviting the public to provide input and feedback as they finalize their priorities for strategic direction and funding for 2013-15 and beyond. It is important that they hear from domestic and sexual violence advocates and survivors as they develop their long-term goals and strategic efforts as an organization and priorities for discussion in …

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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 VAWA was originally enacted in 1994 and provides essential funding for domestic and sexual violence services in every state in the nation.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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