DENVER-- Huddles of people gathered atop the highway crossing at 20th Street and 88th Avenue over Interstate 25 (I-25) at 7:00am to pay tribute to the life of Jessie Hernandez, killed by Denver Police officers Gabriel Jordan and Daniel Greene on January 26, 2015 after shots fir
For Transgender Day of Remembrance, coming up this Friday on November 20, the artist Micah Bazant partnered with Strong Families, a network of advocacy groups, to facilitate collaborations between trans artists and organizations that advocate for trans and gender-nonconformi
NCAVP mourns the killing of queer youth of color Jessie Hernandez; Calls for national awareness on police violence facing LGBTQ people of color
December 9, 2014
NCAVP mourns the death of Deshawnda Sanchez, a transgender woman of color killed in Los Angeles; the eleventh homicide of a transgender woman of color that NCAVP has responded to this year
The Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 added a grant condition that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity. Many providers and grantees working with survivors have questions about what these new conditions mean and how it might impact their agency. Many are unsure of where to go or who to ask for additional support in improving and expanding their services to include survivors of all sexual orientations and gender identities.
The National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP) mourns the death of Tiff Edwards who was found shot to death in Walnut Hills, Ohio, a suburb of Cincinnati, on Thursday, June 26th. According to local media reports she was discovered by a sanitation worker and her body was lying in the middle of the road.