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12May 2016

ALSO Reflections on On the Table 2016

ALSO Reflections on On the Table 2016
  On Tuesday, communities all over Chicago participated in On the Table, an initiative of the Chicago Community Trust designed to bring people together to share a meal and a dialogue in the spirit of unifying community. ALSO, together with representatives from Nuestra Señora de las Americas Episcopal Church, hosted a “mealtime conversation” in Humboldt Park. ...
06May 2016

ALSO in Saipan

ALSO in Saipan
In March 2016, ALSO Consultant Laney Gibbes traveled to Saipan, an island in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI), to represent ALSO in its role as the comprehensive technical assistance provider for the STOP Formula Grant Program. Laney attended the U.S. Territory Roundtable on Violence Against Women, hosted by The National Organization of Sisters ...
29Apr 2016

Thank you for attending the Spring Forum!

Thank you for attending the Spring Forum!
Sponsored by University of Illinois at Chicago – Jane Addams College of Social Work, and in partnership with Acclivus, Inc., Girls Like Me, and Traffick Free, ALSO co-hosted the “Transforming Justice: Mobilizing Incarcerated Mothers and Young Women through Community Action” forum on April 12, 2016. This forum was an extension of the November 12, 2015 ...
22Apr 2016

2016 Joint Meeting Summary

2016 Joint Meeting Summary
Rosemont, IL played host to the 54 STOP Administrators and 85 Coalition Directors (representing dual, sexual assault, and domestic violence coalitions) who attended the Office on Violence Against Women’s biennial joint meeting for the agencies, which oversee STOP Formula Grant funds in their states and territories.  STOP  Violence Against Women grants “enhance the capacity of local communities to develop and strengthen effective law enforcement and ...
08Apr 2016

LINK Participants at EVAWI

LINK Participants at EVAWI
The LINK Program supports subgrantees of the STOP Formula Grant Program with integrating national knowledge on violence against women into their local programs by offering travel assistance to attend OVW-sponsored events with opportunities to network and learn from their peers. With the most recent OVW-sponsored event—EVAWI 2016 Conference in the District of Columbia—20 subgrantees from Idaho, Louisiana, ...