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March 6, 2015

Nonconsensual pornography—commonly known as Revenge Porn—is a growing problem for survivors of domestic violence. It occurs when one person—typically an abusive partner or ex-partner—uploads nude or otherwise intimate images to the web, without...

February 13, 2015

In an exciting kick-off to National Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, nearly 3000 people gathered at the Portland Expo on Saturday for an awareness night game with the Maine Red Claws and the Westchester Knicks. The Red Claws Players played...

February 13, 2015

On Tuesday, February 10th, domestic violence advocates from throughout Maine gathered in the Statehouse’s Hall of Flags to talk with legislators and to recognize Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month.  Advocates came from...

January 30, 2015

In an exciting start to National Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, MCEDV will host an awareness-raising game with Maine's own Red Claws basketball team on February 7th. Game time is 7:00 at the...

January 7, 2015

Margo Batsie, MCEDV's Justice Systems Coordinator, was interviewed for a WLBZ news story on the recent statewide implementation of the ODARA. To view the story, click...

November 24, 2014
The following OpEd previously appeared in the Bath-Brunswick Times Record. Steve Edmondson is the Domestic Violence Investigator with the Sagadahoc County District Attorney's Office

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September 30, 2014

MCEDV Executive Director Julia Colpitts last week joined the directors of New England’s other domestic violence coalitions in throwing out the first pitch at the Red Sox versus Tampa Bay Rays game.

Verizon Wireless, a longtime supporter...

September 30, 2014

In a ceremony today at the Blaine House, Subaru of New England’s President and CEO Ernie Boch Jr. presented the Maine Coalition to End Domestic Violence with a check for $25,000.

September 29, 2014

MCEDV is partnering with the Maine Department of Health and Human Services and others to bring two trainings to Maine through the National Center for Victims of Crime. The trainings--Civil Justice for Victims of Crime in Maine and ...

September 16, 2014

How do we support resiliency in mothers and their children exposed to domestic abuse?  On Friday, September 12th, MCEDV hosted over 110 people in Freeport for a day-long conference on the impact of domestic violence on children. The...

August 26, 2014

Proceeds to Support MCEDV’s Work to Engage Athletes.

August 13, 2014

MCEDV's upcoming training, Fostering Resiliency: Children Exposed to Domestic Violence has reached capacity. We have closed the registration and the wait list. Please contact Regina Rooney at regina@mcedv.org if...

July 28, 2014
On July 22, MCEDV staff member Margo Batsie, along with Sharon Lewis from Safe Voices and Hannah Ives from New Hope for Women, traveled to Washington, D.C. to attend the 2014 Financial Empowerment Symposium.  In its 10th year...

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