SCCADVASA News & Updates

Below you will find news and updates from both SCCADVASA and our member organizations. You will also find policy action alerts, legislative updates, monthly newsletters, op-eds, press releases and more.

Commentary: SC’s intersection of affordable housing, homelessness and domestic violence

Opinion Editorial written by Sara Barber published 10/2/2022 by The Post and Courier  When we think of home, most of us think of a place of warmth, love and safety, but as we begin Domestic Violence Awareness Month, we must recognize that for thousands of South Carolinians, this is not the case. Home is instead […]

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SCCADVASA Launches New Website

The team at the South Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault (SCCADVASA) is extremely pleased to announce the launch of a new website with an updated brand look and feel! The goal of the newly re-designed site was to make it easier for members, partners, service providers, media, legislators, and the general public […]

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Every 1 Knows Some 1

DVAM Press Release

MEDIA CONTACT: Megan Finnern, 989-798-6905, [email protected]   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SCCADVASA partners with NNEDV in the #Every1KnowsSome1 Month-Long National Campaign to Raise Awareness About Domestic Violence September 12, 2022 – Each year, advocates, survivors, and supporters recognize October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM). This fall, the South Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual […]

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Commentary: SC abortion bill gives batterers another way to control, abuse women

Opinion Editorial written by Sara Barber published 8/14/2022 by The Post and Courier  Since the U.S. Supreme Court’s Dobbs decision in June, countless stories have been shared by survivors, advocates, doctors and other experts that detail how removing access to abortion care is devastating to victims of sexual and domestic violence. Advocates and survivors have […]

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Level Up For Change

SCCADVASA launches refreshed Level Up for Change Website

First partner. First kiss. First time. It all starts with consent. We know that prevention starts with education and communication, so beginning in 2020, we created this comprehensive website as a resource for parents, teens, educators, member organizations, community partners, and the general public. We recently completed phase II of development and design on LevelUpForchange.org […]

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Prevention Starts with Communication

We Must Focus on Prevention to End Sexual Violence In South Carolina

Originally published in the Free Times on 4/27/2022 The South Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, or SCCADVASA, is celebrating its 40th anniversary of working in collaboration with its member organizations toward a South Carolina free from domestic and sexual violence. SCCADVASA is an independent 501(c)(3) non-profit organization focused on ending domestic violence […]

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