Domestic Violence in the News

October 23, 2014
Current And Former NFL PLayers Say "No More' To Domestic Violence. Read more.

October 21, 2014
In Addressing Domestic Violence, the NFL Takes Its First Tangible Steps. Read more. 

October 6, 2014
Twelve Hundred Local, State and National Service and Advocacy Groups Call on NFL to Become a 'Game Changer' in Ending Violence Against Women and Girls. Read more. 

September 9, 2014
#WhyIStayed: She saw herself in Ray Rice's wife, Janay, and tweeted about it. So did thousands of others. Read more.

October 1, 2013 (Federal Government Shutdown)
Federal Shutdown Jeopardizes Domestic Violence Victims and Programs. Read more.

October 4, 2013 (Federal Government Shutdown)
Domestic Violence Programs Brace for an End of Federal Funds after Friday. Read more.

March 7, 2012 (Legislative Advocacy Day Coverage)
Bill would mandate 'dating abuse policies'. Read more.
Bill would require school to have dating abuse resources. Read more.
Mary Kay encourages legislators to protect teens from dating violence. Read more.
Assemblymember Lara joins 200 youth in support of teen dating violence prevention bill. Read more.
Video features teen advocate and news conference footage. Read more.

November 4, 2011
Bay Area domestic violence shelters struggle to meet greater need amid budget cuts. More people are turned away from services. Read more.

October 19, 2011
Marjorie Gilberg, Executive Director with Break the Cycle, expands on the recent Los Angeles Unified School District’s decision to implement a Teen Dating Violence Prevention policy.
  Read more.

October 19, 2011
Executive Director and breast cancer survivor, Kathleen Doherty, talks about the parallels of Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Read more.

July 14, 2011
On July 14th, National Public Radio (NPR) held a feature discussing how to help teens recognize dating violence. Teenagers are often poorly equipped to deal with violence in romantic relationships and many confuse controlling behavior with affection. The feature, hosted by NPR's Neal Conan, included guests Keisha Ormond from the Community Advoacy Program and Lawrence Harmon, a columnist from The Boston Globe. You can listen to the feature or read the full transcript of the conversation, here.

July 13, 2011
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Vice President Joe Biden, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius launched the “Apps Against Abuse” technology challenge – a national competition to develop an innovative software application, or “app,” that provides young adults with tools to help prevent sexual assault and dating violence. Read more.

June 16, 2011
Washington, D.C. – The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) today announced a new partnership with Break the Chain Apparel. Together, they are releasing a new t-shirt designed to raise awareness of domestic violence and funding for innovative projects that support survivors. Read More.

May 26, 2011
Gender-Respect, Anti-Violence Training for Portola Middle School Boys
STAND! For Families Free of Violence has rolled out a new program to promote gender respect and wipe out bullying at middle schools. The organization launched its first run of the program at Portola Middle School.
Read more.


May 12, 2011
TuLynn Smylie, Executive Director with Women Shelter of Long Beach joins Dr. Drew Pinsky on the as he discusses domestic violence
. Watch here.


May 6, 2011
NNEDV Recognizes National Women’s Health Week
NNEDV is joining the Office of Women's Health within the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in celebrating National Women's Health Week. The week is observed from Mother's Day to May 14.
Read more.


May 4, 2011
Financial literacy course offered
LAKE COUNTY -- Lake Family Resource Center has been celebrating April's Financial Literacy Month activities by completing an Economic Empowerment class at Freedom House domestic violence shelter. A new class open to the public is starting in this month. Read more.

April 26, 2011
How to Stop Domestic Financial Abuse, By Tim Chen
Abuse occurs in 98 percent of abusive relationships, whether in the form of restricting access to a spouse’s credit, or draining assets once a victim attempts to leave.
Read more.

April 1, 2010
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A 23-year veteran of the Baton Rouge Police Department has been arrested following a Feb. 28 domestic dispute in which he reportedly hit his wife. read more.

April 1, 2010
Maryville police and Blount County Sheriff's deputies recently responded to separate domestic violence calls — read more.

March 31, 2010
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) ― Vice President Joe Biden promoted programs that prevent domestic violence and sexual assault during a visit to central Illinois. Read more.