LifeWire is excited to announce that we have identified our next great Executive Director – Rachel Krinsky!
An experienced executive with 20 years of non-profit leadership positions dedicated to social justice, Rachel will join us as LifeWire’s Executive Director on Monday, February 27, 2017.
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For 34 years, we’ve held to one simple belief: that every person – regardless of race, religion, immigration status, gender, sexual orientation, socio-economic status or experience – deserves to live in a safe environment, free from oppression and with the opportunity to thrive.
For 34 years, we’ve opened our doors day after day to survivors who have the incredible amounts of courage and strength needed to persevere. We’ve cried with you and celebrated with you. We’ve felt your pain and your joy.
We know that we will continue to face obstacles and opposing views in the coming years. Many people will try their hardest to normalize the violence and abuse you’ve experienced.
Continue reading “Always Forward – An Open Letter to Survivors of Domestic Violence”
In 1982, a group of courageous women took action against domestic violence, an injustice that negatively impacts adults, children and families in our community. These women recognized that violence, abuse and hatred – in any form – impeded the growth and stability of families and communities. By standing together and forming an agency (LifeWire) that has served more than 131,000 survivors of domestic violence, these women demonstrated that each of us has the power to positively impact the world.
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A Promising Approach to Preventing Homelessness Among
Survivors of Domestic Violence
The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services invests $2,000,000 in
Domestic Violence Housing First research
October 27, 2016
Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence (WSCADV)
Communications Coordinator, WSCADV
206-389-2515 x 201
The Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence (WSCADV) will receive $2,000,000 from a partnership between the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services and the U.S. Department of Justice to conduct research on Domestic Violence Housing First, an approach to preventing homelessness for survivors of abuse and their children. Domestic Violence Housing First has shown promising results in a pilot program with urban, rural, and Tribal domestic violence programs across Washington state.
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