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FUTURES has witnessed the limitations of our workforce development system, which impacts the ability of survivors to access and successfully complete job training or education requirements. Survivors of gender-based violence and harassment often face unique barriers to accessing job training, education, and stable employment that our workforce development system fails to adequately address. Read our Workforce Development Recommendations here.

The Islamic Republic of Iran is continuing its barrage on human rights, imprisoning and executing protesters, notably the 10 year sentencing of a couple for dancing in the street. Leila Milani, Program Director, Global Policy & Advocacy, ​details what should be next for those advocating for and fighting with the people of Iran.

Representatives Klobuchar, Dingell, and Fitzpatrick introduce the bipartisan, bicameral Legislation to Strengthen Provisions Closing the Boyfriend Loophole. The evidence is clear: we need to keep firearms out of the hands of those who have a history of domestic violence and stalking. And this lifesaving bill would do just that.

Gun violence has already claimed over 4,000 lives this year – many of them young people. FUTURES’ Tiffany Garner writes, “Gun violence may affect everyone differently, but child after child who I met [as a child counselor] said they were ‘feeling numb’ to the violence they witnessed.” Read Graner’s blog here.

The Islamic Republic of Iran is continuing its barrage on human rights, imprisoning and executing protesters, notably the 10 year sentencing of a couple for dancing in the street. Leila Milani, Program Director, Global Policy & Advocacy, ​details what should be next for those advocating for and fighting with the people of Iran.

Futures Without Violence and the whole gender-based violence community fought hard to ensure violence prevention programs and strategies were included to be funded in the final legislation passed by the 117th Congress.

CTAP is a working group of national organizations joining together to advance federal policy that prevents and responds to childhood trauma and Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs).

Advocates for survivors of domestic violence, child abuse, and low-income mothers are deeply concerned that the released proposal that would amend the Child Tax Credit, called the Family Security Act 2.0 (“FAS 2.0”), may do more harm than good, particularly to the most vulnerable mothers and children.

Leila Milani, Program Director for Global Policy and Advocacy, provides an update on the protests in Iran and how women and girls are at the forefront of the fight for freedom.

Claire Kao, Communications and Advocacy Coordinator, writes about the challenges and continued work to prevent and respond to domestic violence this Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Futures Without Violence remains steadfast in our work to prevent and end domestic violence, and federal policy advocacy is an important component of that work.