Entries by CAWS

We’re Hiring! Executive Director

Executive Director CAWS North Dakota Bismarck, North Dakota www.cawsnorthdakota.org About CAWS North Dakota The CAWS ND organization, or the Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence in North Dakota, is a statewide, membership-based non-profit coalition dedicated to addressing and combating domestic and sexual violence. Their mission revolves around providing leadership and support in the identification, intervention, […]

Erica Cermak Named New Executive Director of CAWS North Dakota

BISMARCK, ND—CAWS North Dakota, the state coalition against domestic and sexual violence, is excited to announce the appointment of Erica Cermak as their new Executive Director. Cermak will officially assume her role as Executive Director on June 5, 2023. With more than 15 years of experience in organizational leadership, government relations, and development, Cermak brings […]

Career Opportunities: Rape & Abuse Crisis Center

View online job listings here. The Rape and Abuse Crisis Center provides crisis intervention, advocacy, counseling and education to victims of domestic and sexual violence and prevention programming to the community. To enhance these essential services, RACC has the following opportunities available:  Advocacy Supervisor (Full Time)  The Advocacy Supervisor will ensure the provision of direct […]

Understanding the Root Causes of Violence

June 7, 2019 Programming Spotlight: Building Healthy Relationships By Hallie CohenHallie is a Violence Prevention Educator on our Building Healthy Relationships Team. The BHR team is one of the programs that the Race Against Hate benefits. My co-facilitators on the Building Healthy Relationships team talk to several hundred middle and high school students in a given year […]

Teenage Girls and Dating Violence: Why We Should Be Paying Attention

Original post: New York Times | By Maya Salam | May 21, 2019 “This is a public health issue that should be taken seriously.” — Avanti Adhia, the lead author of a new study about teen dating violence It’s no secret that intimate partner violence is a leading killer of women in the United States: More than half […]

Child sexual abuse victims — mental health support is critical

Original Post: The Hill | BY ASHELY GARLING, OPINION CONTRIBUTOR, 05/22/19 Google “child abuse” on any given day and you will find reports from across the nation. This year, there were reports of Baptist church leadersabusing children, some as young as 3 and the Pope’s acknowledgment of nuns being abused by church leaders. In both cases, investigations found […]

NNEDV Urges Reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act

  July 26, 2018 – Today on Capitol Hill, Representative Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) introduced the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) for reauthorization (H.R.6545). This legislation provides critical improvements to VAWA that would ensure survivors can access vital resources to heal from trauma and rebuild their lives. We commend Congresswoman Jackson Lee’s leadership and her […]

Is ‘Time’s Up’ the Next Step for the #MeToo Movement?

Story by Megan Garber of The Atlantic | January 2, 2018 For the most part, powerful women. For the most part, wealthy women. For the most part, white women. #MeToo, for all the progress it has made in exposing sexual harassment and abuse—and in exposing the contours of systemic sexism more broadly—has been, from the outset, largely limited […]