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The Maine Coalition to End Domestic Violence seeks a full-time Justice System Advocacy Coordinator. The Coordinator will be responsible for the development and implementation of statewide initiatives to support Maine’s coordinated community response to abuse and violence, including human trafficking, for this statewide coalition.
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and there will be events taking place throughout the state of Maine. To find one near you, click the name of the Domestic Violence Resource Center, below.
Want to stay in the loop? Be sure to check out your local resource center on Facebook. And look for MCEDV's new Facebook page on October 1st!
The Maine Coalition to End Domestic Violence is saying goodbye to Executive Director Julia Colpitts, who has been at the helm of the Coalition since 2010. Colpitts has accepted a Deputy Director post with the National Network to End Domestic Violence in Washington, DC.
It is October again, and another Domestic Violence Awareness Month has begun. Across the state there will be vigils, walks, runs, bake sales, and balloon launches. There will be speak-outs and lunch-and-learns and “Wear Purple” days at work. In short, there will be dozens of ways for Mainers to take action this month.
As I sat on the back deck of my childhood home over the past five years trying to imagine the next legislative work, it was not my Yankee mind that pushed the change forward. It was a passionate faith in the essential goodness of most of us, as well as a recognition that there is true evil in the world that we cannot turn away from. It was the heartfelt connection to victims who...
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