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Advocates Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

October 19, 2011

Connecticut Sexual Assault Crisis Services
Connecticut Sexual Assault Crisis Services, Inc. (CONNSACS) is a statewide coalition of individual sexual assault crisis programs. CONNSACS works to end sexual violence through victim assistance, community education, and public policy advocacy. CONNSACS fought for Connecticut’s paid sick days legislation to help give survivors of sexual assault some economic security at a time when they desperately need it.

Wisconsin Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Wisconsin Coalition Against Domestic Violence (WCADV) promotes social change that transforms societal attitudes, practices and policies to prevent and eliminate domestic abuse. We achieve our mission and vision through public policy, advocacy, education and activities that increase the capacity of programs and communities to mobilize to end domestic violence. WCADV provided legal backing and testimonials during the Paid Sick Days Milwaukee successful legal fight and defense of the important component in the legislation: paid safe days for survivors of domestic violence. 

GA: Georgia Commission on Family Violence

The Georgia Commission on Family Violence (GCFV) was created in 1992 by the state legislature to develop a comprehensive state plan for ending family violence. GCFV works with communities and systems across the state to provide leadership in strengthening Georgia’s families by ending family violence. GCFV facilitates a coordinated community response – including judges, advocates, law enforcement, medical professionals, educators, and concerned citizens – to help end family violence.


Coalition Against Domestic Violence Connecticut
Coalition Against Domestic Violence Georgia
Coalition Against Domestic Violence Washington State
Coalition Against Domestic Violence Wisconsin
Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault
Connecticut Sexual Assault Crisis Services
Georgia Commission on Family Violence
KC Wagner- Institute for Workplace Issues, Cornell University
King County Coalition Against Domestic Violence
Maine Coalition Against Sexual Assault
Maine Coalition to End Domestic Violence
Milwaukee Family Peace Center
Sanctuary for Families
Springfield Partners for Community Action
Women Against Abuse
Women Organized Against Rape
Women’s Law Project



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