MCEDV Recognizes Attorney, Advocates
as 2020 Champions of Change

AUGUSTA – As Domestic Violence Awareness Month comes to an end, the Maine Coalition to End Domestic Violence (MCEDV) recognizes individuals who have contributed significantly towards creating safety and justice for survivors of domestic abuse and violence with its Champions of Change Awards.  The awards were given virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The first…

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Maine Women’s Fund Grant to Support MCEDV Member Programs

MCEDV is pleased to be the recipient of $27,791 through the Maine Women’s Fund’s Safety First for Women’s Fund. The money will be distributed directly to MCEDV’s nine member programs throughout the state to support their efforts to keep survivors of domestic abuse and violence safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. Maine Women’s Fund Executive Director…

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MCEDV Calls for Racial Justice

Breonna Taylor. Tony McDade. George Floyd. For too long, we have been naming black people murdered by police in America.  Their deaths ripple outward: to the children robbed of their parents, to the partners grieving their loved ones, to the colleagues mourning their coworkers, and to the friends left alone. Every time an officer kills a black person, entire communities are traumatized both by the loss and then again by our society’s failure to act for justice.   Until we address and overcome racism in our culture, we cannot create a…

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MCEDV Responds to COVID-19

In this unprecedented time, we are collectively having to adapt our ways of being and operating rapidly in order to minimize the damage done by COVID-19. At the same time, we here at the Maine Coalition to End Domestic Violence know that the virus is not the only potentially lethal threat faced in our communities.…

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