News & Updates
Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Please visit The New Mexico Coalition Against Domestic Violence website. There are several events planned to commemorate Domestic Violence Awareness Month!
2018 - Walk Like MADD
Both Katie Langston and JulieAnna Rivera, Victim Advocates at NMCVRC, participated in the 10th Annual Walk Like MADD event on September 29, 2018. They facilitated an informational table and spoke with those impacted by drunk driving to find out how our agency can best assist their needs. The event was empowering to those who attended and demonstrated that the community has the power to change and eradicate future DUIs.
Implications & Resources of Minors and Sex Trafficking
Coalition to Stop Violence Against Native Women (CSVANW) held a training on September 20-21, 2018 on Implications and Resources of Minors and Sex Trafficking. The presenters varied from Lynn Sanchez (The Life Link) on Minors in Sex Trafficking to Bernie Teba (CYFD Tribal Liaison) on Indian Child Welfare Act Tribal Notification. Each presenter explained the unique struggles that NM faces when handling sex trafficking crimes, but also what resources there are to help the survivors overcome the trauma and how the state is tackling the crime.
2018 - New Mexico Academy for Victim Assistance
Thank you to all who attended the 2018 NM Academy for Victim Assistance, in which two session dates were held on July 22-26 and September 9-13. The training included valuable presentations that discussed a diverse range of topics, such as ethics, accessibility, and resources for underserved populations. Each presentation prompted meaningful conversation on how victim service providers can collaborate and modify current procedure to best assist all victims in our state.
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