To support ADWAS’ vision of building healthy and safe communities that are free of oppression and violence, please join us for the Strength and Courage Breakfast with the presentation of the Marilyn J. Smith Inspirational Award. Friday, March 18th, 2016 7:30 – 9:00 a.m. No
We are now accepting applications for supportive housing! An apartment unit at A Place of Our Own Supportive Housing Program is newly vacant, and will be ready to move into on March 1st. It is a 2-bedroom apartment available for a mother with 1-3 children. Please fill out the
Calling for Nominees for the Marilyn J. Smith Inspirational Award! Is there anyone you work with or anyone in the community who inspires you? Their work, their passion, their commitment is contagious? If you know of someone, who deserves this honor, please consider nominating them for
Justice for Deaf Victims National Coalition (JDVNC) and Deaf DAWN are hosting a conference, “Taking Action, Creating Change” at the Sheraton Hotel in Silver Spring, Maryland near our nation’s capital of Washington, DC on October 25-28, 2016. We will be celebrat
Dinner, live and silent auction to support ADWAS in ending violence in our community. Join us on Saturday, October 24, 2015 for our annual Hope & Justice Auction Gala. Bell Harbor International Conference Center 2211 Alaskan Way Seattle, WA 98121 Patron Ticket: $150 Individ
It’s the perfect topic to kick off the school year for adults who have or work with Deaf children or for Deaf parents of hearing children. ADWAS strives to end violence in all of our Deaf communities of all ages. This workshop will teach adults skills in recognizing bullying and har
Hope and Power Financial Education The YWCA and ADWAS are very excited to announce 10-week of financial education classes, Hope and Power for Your Personal Finances. We will be offering the FREE financial classes for Deaf and DeafBlind victims/survivors of domestic violence
Justice for Deaf Victims National Coalition (JDVNC) and Deaf DAWN are hosting a conference, “Taking Action, Creating Change” at the Sheraton Hotel in Silver Spring, Maryland near our nation’s capital of Washington, DC on October 25-28, 2016. We will be celebrating the evolution of Deaf anti-violence movement spanning thirty years of advocacy and service! In response to the changing needs of the field, JDVNC will be unveiling a new organizational name, logo, mission, vision, and values at the conference. We hope you can join us! There is 45 more days to sign up for the early bird registration which is $290. Please grab this deal, and sign up as soon as possible. Prices will increase to $340 starting February 1st. Register here. In addition, we are gathering call for proposals and presentations. If you or your agency is interested in presenting at the conference, fill out the call for proposal application here. The application is due on February 12, 2016! Some of the workshop topics we are looking to include are: advocacy prevention/education intervention engaging aspiring allies systems advocacy board development capacity building/sustainability legislation/legislative advocacy anti-oppression/ intersectionality community accountability We welcome Deaf advocates, counselors, educators, interpreters, and hearing allies working with Deaf survivors to be a part of a new wave of trauma informed advocacy and violence reduction efforts. Check out www.deafjusticeconference.com for conference updates, and follow us on: Facebook: Justice for Deaf Victims National Coalition Twitter: twitter.com/jdvnc Instagram: deafjustice123 If you have any questions, concerns or need additional information, email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Register today to be a part of a new era for the next 30 years!