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Immigrant and Refugee Task Force

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Mission Statement:

The Domestic Violence and Immigration Task force brings together domestic violence advocates, attorneys and community agencies to learn about the impact of domestic violence has in the lives of immigrant women and children. The purpose of the task force is to work on creating solutions that are woman centered and respectful of her culture

Goals:

  • To form statewide collaborations to identify resources for survivors
  • To create resource guide for attorneys, advocates and survivors of domestic violence programs, immigration services and immigrant and refugee community based programs
  • To develop cross training materials for advocates and immigration community

Current Meeting & Caucus Updates:

  • In 2011, the task force will meet in January, April, July and September

 

The Domestic Violence & Immigration Task Force is committed to creating awareness about the issue of domestic violence in the lives of immigrant and refugee women and to advocate for initiatives and foster collaborations that address this issue. Please contact our ODVN Outreach Coordinator to Underserved Populations for information about meetings or to join this taskforce. You may contact her by phone at 614-781-9651, ext. 226 or by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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