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Consumer Rights for Domestic Violence Survivors Initiative

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2009, $100,000)

The purpose of the OVC FY 09 Action Partnerships initiative is to create partnerships among OVC, the victim services field, and national scope membership, professional and community service organizations to advance victims' rights and services through national-scope training, public awareness, and educational efforts. Through this project NNEDV will 1) Increase advocates' understanding about economic justice and consumer rights for victims and increase attorneys' understanding of the context and impact of domestic violence, 2) Provide training and resources to enhance collaborative partnerships between domestic violence advocates and consumer law experts, and 3) Provide ongoing technical assistance and support to domestic violence advocates, attorneys and consumer law attorneys in meeting survivors' needs. ca/ncf

Date Created: July 10, 2009