One of the community organizations she reached out to for guidance introduced her to the Financial Empowerment curriculum created by the NNEDV
and the Allstate Foundation.
trained the staff from the agencies on the curriculum, and then the researchers instructed them to provide between four to eight group classes and at least one individual session in a two-month period.
For more than 10 years, Mintz Levin has provided NNEDV with much needed guidance and support to solidify our leadership role in the movement to end domestic violence.
NNEDV's partnership with Mintz Levin is only strengthened by the appointment of Helen Gerostathos Guyton as our new chief counsel," added Mary Lauby, Board Chair of NNEDV and Executive Director of Jane Doe - The Massachusetts Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence.
Economic control is one of the most effective ways an abuser prevents a survivor from walking away," said Sue Else, President of NNEDV.
The NNEDV Fund is dedicated to creating a social, political, and economic environment in which violence against women no longer exists.
Department of Justice, one-in-four women will experience physical or sexual violence at the hands of an intimate partner in her lifetime," verifies NNEDV
President Lynn Rosenthal.
Working with survivors to gain economic empowerment is the missing link in our efforts and The Allstate Foundation is stepping up to meet this tremendous need," said Lynn Rosenthal, president, NNEDV.
The NNEDV Fund strives to strengthen advocates as organizers and activists in the tradition of social change movements.
- a membership and advocacy organization of state domestic violence coalitions, allied organizations and supportive individuals - developed the Safety NET project to help educate victims and their advocates how to use technology, such as cell phones e-mail and the Internet, when fleeing an abusive relationship.