Month: September 2018

Statewide Events for Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2018

Each year, our member Domestic Violence Resource Centers throughout Maine host events, campaigns and vigils during Domestic Violence Awareness Month. We have compiled a list of events happening throughout the state. Find it here. Note: the list is subject to change; be sure to connect with your local Domestic Violence Resource Center on social media…

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2018: Tell Us Why YOU Take Action

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Since 1987, when the first DVAM was observed, we have accomplished so much through raising awareness – through getting people to understand and acknowledge that domestic violence is a serious problem for our communities. But now, in 2018, it is time to evolve our approach. It is time to move…

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MCEDV Statement re: Sexual Assault Allegations Against Judge Brett Kavanaugh

Too often, the possibility that a powerful figure has committed sexual assault or domestic abuse is considered less important than the position that individual holds and the value they bring to their position. This dynamic has for centuries kept victims isolated and silent, resulting in the punishment of those who do speak out. We offer…

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