February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. Violence and abuse among our youth is far too prevalent, taking place in the form of physical, sexual and emotional abuse, online harassment, stalking, and economic abuse. Join us this month to explore the prevalence of teen dating violence, the consequences, and more importantly, what we can do to prevent it from happening in the first place.
Futures Without Violence Policy & Advocacy Center
Futures Without Violence works out of the Washington D.C. office to influence public policy aimed at preventing and ending violence in the U.S. and around the world. We want to empower those among us who are traumatized by violence to heal today, and support healthy families and communities free of violence tomorrow. Join us.
FUTURES signed on to this amicus brief co-lead by CLASP and Persyn Law & Policy for the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children, the American Academy of Pediatrics, CLASP, and other children’s advocacy organizations, medical professionals, and child development experts to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in the case regarding the legality of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
VOCA (Victims of Crime Act) funds numerous victims services programs across the country, from shelters to advocates for survivors. It is facing 40 percent cuts as Congress determines funding for fiscal year 2024. Join us in protecting VOCA funding, and programs for survivors of domestic violence, child abuse, and sexual assault.
The Victim of Crimes Act (VOCA) is facing cuts in the range of 40 percent. This could have devastating consequences for local domestic violence and sexual assault services programs across the country. Email, tweet and call your Members to protect VOCA funding.