CWS Mission: To foster self-empowerment of women and children so they can establish lives free of domestic and sexual violence.

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      The Violence Against Women Act at 20

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      This past Saturday marked the 20th anniversary of the passage of the Violence Against Women Act. During the past few weeks, national news headlines have reminded us of its ongoing relevance and ways that our society still needs to change in order to end domestic and sexual violence. We have some …

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      Hold All Abusers in the NFL Accountable

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      One of the mantras that I often hear in the movement to end domestic violence is that we need to keep victims safe and hold abusers accountable. And, finally, the NFL has set a policy to hold abusers accountable. But accountability is only effective when it is consistent. I’m glad …

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      STATEMENT: On the Death of Shane Griffin

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      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, July 07, 2014 CONTACT: Chris Wilhite, (503) 557-5820, chrisw@cwsor.org Statement by Melissa Erlbaum, Executive Director at Clackamas Women’s Services, on the Death of Shane Griffin “We are grieved at the news of the tragic death of Shane Griffin this morning near Molalla in Clackamas County. First …

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      This Summer: Send 20 Oregon Kids to Camp HOPE

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      Camp HOPE Oregon will be a high-adventure week designed to help children heal from trauma and have the fun, playful experiences that each of them deserves. The first step in the process of creating Camp Hope Oregon is to send 20 Oregon kids and six youth mentors to Camp HOPE …

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