MCEDV is Hiring Contracted Bookkeeping Services

The Maine Coalition to End Domestic Violence (MCEDV) seeks proposals for contracted bookkeeping services. Fee for Service:  Negotiable hourly rate Work Hours:   Flexible, estimated 8-12 hours/week. One day per week to be mutually agreed upon by MCEDV and contractor – with willingness to be flexible as needed. More hours may be needed the week prior…

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Domestic Violence Action Month: Support the Liberation Fund & Invest in Freedom

This October, as part of Domestic Violence Action Month (DVAM), we are highlighting the Liberation Fund, which was established in 2020 to provide survivors with immediate access to services and resources that will help them establish a life free from abuse. This is our only funding source that can be used directly to support survivors,…

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2022: Act to End Abuse and Violence in Maine

MCEDV and our member programs recognize October as Domestic Violence Action Month. Domestic violence programs across Maine will host a variety of events and campaigns, honoring survivors and encouraging communities to move beyond awareness and take action to end domestic abuse. Follow MCEDV and your local domestic violence program directly for the most up-to-date information.…

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MCEDV Receives Federal Grant to Help Children and Families Impacted by Domestic Abuse

We have been selected to receive a $550,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice to implement a Justice for Families (JFF) program in Maine. Twenty-five other programs across the country have also received funding to implement their own JFF projects. Maine’s three-year grant will help establish free supervised visitation and safe exchange services in…

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MCEDV Attends White House Event, Celebrates One Step Forward in Curbing Gun Violence

On July 11, MCEDV’s Francine Garland Stark and Andrea Mancuso joined other state domestic violence coalitions at the White House, alongside survivors of gun violence and family members of those killed by firearms, to recognize passage of the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act. The Bipartisan Safer Communities Act is the first substantial federal legislation in decades…

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Federal Funding Bill A Big Step Forward for Maine Survivors, Programs 

On March 15, President Biden signed into law an omnibus appropriations bill which included the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Reauthorization of 2022 (S. 3623), as well as funding increases for other key domestic violence programs.    Passage of this bill signals ongoing bipartisan support for responding to domestic abuse and other forms of gender-based violence.…

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