CCR Task Forces / Councils, Community Organizing and Community Engagement
(Family Justice Centers are on a separate page.)
Patricia Castillo, a local community organizer in San Antonio, TX, depicted in a 2014 mural. She is the Executive Director of The P.E.A.C.E. Initiative and a long-time friend of NCDSV. Permission granted to post.
Delaware Domestic Violence Coordinating Council – a state agency legislatively created in 1993 to improve Delaware's response to domestic violence. The Coordinating Council brings together domestic violence service providers and policy level officials to identify and implement improvements in system response through legislation, education and policy development, Wilmington, DE.
Domestic Violence Network – is a partnership committed to finding creative solutions that prevent and respond to domestic abuse, Indianapolis, IN.
Goldendale Domestic Violence Task Force –- works to create a community aware of and responsible for abolishing domestic violence, Goldendale, WA.
Harris County Domestic Violence Coordinating Council – works systemically to create community collaborations that seek to: increase safety to victims of domestic violence, hold perpetrators of domestic violence accountable for their crime, and create community collaborations that maximize resource and work to prevent and end domestic violence, Houston, TX.
Illinois Family Violence Coordinating Councils – the purpose of the Family Violence Coordinating Councils, at both the state and local / circuit level, is to establish a forum to improve the institutional, professional and community response to family violence including child abuse, domestic abuse, and elder abuse; to engage in education and prevention; the coordination of intervention and services for victims and perpetrators; and, to contribute to the improvement of the legal system and the administration of justice, Springfield and Chicago, IL.
Kitsap County Domestic Violence Task Force – creating a community free from domestic violence, Bremerton, WA.
Tamarack ~ An Institute for Community Engagement – a charity that develops and supports learning communities that help people to collaborate, co-generate knowledge and achieve collective impact on complex community issues. Our vision is to build a connected force for community change, Waterloo, ONT, CA.
Toolkits, Community Tool Box – toolkits help you get a quick start on key activities in community work, a service of the Work Group for Community Health and Development at the University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS.
Violence Against Women on Campus Task Force at Florida International University – is comprised of key university and community leaders committed to increasing safety by reducing violence on campuses everywhere. Our task is to address the specific problems of stalking, dating/domestic violence, and sexual offenses. We are dedicated to developing and implementing policy and procedures, Hollywood, FL.
Warrick County Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Task Force – works to eliminate violence in the family with every couple & among children in our communities through community education, victim support, perpetrator intervention/accountability and development of healthy relationships, Boonville, IN.