The Oregon Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence and the Oregon Attorney General’s Sexual Assault Task Force (AGSATF) always has and will continue to always stand with survivors against attacks on their right to bodily autonomy. We support access to abortion because our work is to center the needs of survivors of domestic and sexual … Read more
APRIL IS SEXUAL ASSAULT ACTION MONTH Dear member programs and community partners, Our theme this year is “Together, We Create a Violence-Free Oregon- Will You Join Us?”. SAAM is a critical month for community engagement to raise awareness, solicit donations and volunteers, and to deepen Sexual Violence advocacy work in Oregon’s anti-violence community by providing an open … Read more
October 1st marks the beginning of Domestic Violence Action Month! Our theme this year is “We are Still Here: Resilience is our Power.” We are thrilled to have JoJo Baccam (instagram: @jjbccm) as our artist this year to articulate this potent message. Since the pandemic, we have seen increased levels of violence both for survivors of domestic violence … Read more
Pets are a part of the family, and there are barriers to ensuring pets are safe when someone seeks shelter. Sheltering Animals & Families Together (SAF-T) has a list of pet-friendly domestic violence shelters across the country to consider.
Effective November 1st, we will be out of our current office. Our new address starting December is 9320 SW Barbur Blvd. Suite #250 Portland, OR 97219.
George Floyd. Ahmaud Arbery. David McAtee. Breonna Taylor. Nina Pop. Tony McDade. Say their names, we must say their names. Countless many more Black lives have been taken by state-sanctioned violence and police brutality. The pain we are experiencing from this is all too familiar. We are exhausted, but underneath the weight we carry lies anticipation … Read more
Dear Coalition members, partners, and supporters: After intentional conversations held with our staff, board, and community, it is with great sadness that we inform you of our cancellation of this year’s annual conference. We appreciate your patience as we navigate the uncertainty of this time. While the ban on large gatherings in Oregon may be lifted in September, we … Read more
Dear Coalition members, partners, and supporters: We’re seeking workshop proposals for our 2020 Conference! You are invited to envision what “Collective Liberation: Remember Our Roots, Grow Our Future!” means to you. Workshop focuses include: Flourish in Advocacy Equity and Community Change across Systems Liberatory Prevention Sustainable Leadership and Thriving Organizations Please submit your proposal before 5:00pm on Wednesday, May 27th. 2020 Annual Conference Instructions & … Read more
The Oregon Coalition Against Domestic & Sexual Violence (OCADSV) and the Oregon Attorney General’s Sexual Assault Task Force (AGSATF) are thrilled for you to engage with us this April for Sexual Assault ACTION Month (SAAM)! Calendar of events/actions Want us to help publicize your action? Fill out and submit this form; we’ll post it here, in our digest, and on … Read more
July 2020 Update: The Oregon Coalition Against Domestic & Sexual Violence and the Oregon Attorney General’s Sexual Assault Task Force continue to re-evaluate our recommendation on suspending in-person hospital advocacy services. As the pandemic continues to evolve, three things are clear: First, the effects of COVID-19 on how we interact with people will be long-lasting. … Read more