BWJP Board Announces New Executive Director

The Board of the Battered Women’s Justice Project (BWJP) is delighted to announce the appointment of Amy Sanchez as its Executive Director effective September 28, 2020.

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Language Justice Principles for Everyday Practice and COVID-19

What is language justice, what are tips for lawyers to practice it, and why is this especially important during the COVID-19 pandemic? This article answers these commonly asked questions and more. This article is a follow-up to Language Justice in Legal Services published by the Management Information Exchange Journal.

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Blue Lips Campaign

The My Blue Lips Campaign is a national awareness campaign and fundraiser by the Women of Color Network, Inc. (WOCN, Inc.) with the purpose of bringing attention to domestic violence and sexual assault overall, and to lift up the specific impacts of this violence upon cis and trans women of color who are of Asian, African, Latinx, Native, Middle Eastern and Bi/Multiracial descent.

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White House Announces More Than $35 Million in Office for Victims of Crime Funding to Provide Housing to Victims of Human Trafficking

Attorney General Barr announced $35,104,338 in funding to 73 organizations in 34 states to provide safe, stable housing and appropriate services to victims of human trafficking during a roundtable at which grantees and survivors highlighted the impact of this funding, demonstrating the Administration’s unwavering support for victims and survivors of human trafficking through supportive housing.

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Getting Ready for National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

In 2021, National Crime Victims’ Rights Week will be commemorated April 18–24. Office for Victims of Crime Director Jessica E. Hart selected the theme—Support Victims. Build Trust. Engage Communities.—to emphasize the importance of leveraging community support to help victims of crime.

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2020 Michigan Advocacy Survey is now Open!

The 2020 Michigan Advocacy Survey is Now Open The 2020 Michigan Advocacy Survey is here, and we want to hear from you! In 2018, The Michigan Victim Advocacy Network (MIVAN) team at Michigan State University, MPHI, and MDHHS surveyed hundreds of advocates who work directly with crime victims across the state of Michigan and reported…

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National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

National Crime Victims’ Rights Week This year’s National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW) will be respectfully observed April 7- April 13, 2019. The theme of this year’s NCVRM is: Honoring Our Past. Creating Hope for the Future. According to the Office for Victims of Crime, this theme means to “celebrate the progress made by those before…

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