October is almost here, which means we’re getting ready to Shine the Light on Domestic Violence!
This year marks the 10th Anniversary of our annual Shine the Light campaign, and we hope you are planning to help raise awareness by turning New York State purple. Make sure you check out our Shine the Light Toolkit for information and resources about what you can do in your community, and be sure to send your captioned photos to firstname.lastname@example.org for inclusion in our Shine the Light Facebook photo album. Let’s make this year the brightest yet!
The OPDV Summer 2017 bulletin focuses on offender accountability. Highlights include our feature article, “Broadening Our Lens: Abusive Partner Intervention Programs – New York State Guidelines,” and a Q&A with the coordinator of an abusive partner intervention program in New York City. This issue also provides information about the New York State Fatality Review Team, the screening process for veterans at the Albany Stratton Veterans Affairs Medical Center, an important legislative update about translation of orders of protection, and information about several of OPDV’s most recently funded programs throughout the state.
Risk Reduction Enhanced Response Pilot Program and Risk Reduction Civil Legal Assistance Program Awards
OPDV is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2017-2019 Risk Reduction Enhanced Response Pilot Program are the Westchester County Office for Women, the Center for Safety and Change, the ACCORD Corporation, and the Cayuga/Seneca Community Action Agency.
OPDV is also pleased to announce that the recipient of the 2017-2018 Risk Reduction Civil Legal Assistance (RRCLA) Program is Arbor Development in Corning, New York.
Please find the press release announcing both awards here.
Did you know that work products developed by the Ursula Forem Fellows are available to New York State domestic violence service providers? Our new Ursula Forem Program page provides information about the Fellowship program, a list of current and past recipients and details about Fellow work products.