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.

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Why Housing Stability is Critical to Preventing Domestic Violence

This article was initially published in the Free Times during DVAM 2022 “Their first question is often, ‘why didn’t she leave?’” South Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault (SCCADVASA) Executive Director Sara Barber says this is a statement she hears often. “And really the answer to that is, ‘leave and go where?,’” Barber […]

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SCCADVASA featured on “This Week in South Carolina”

In the October 21, 2022 episode of This Week in South Carolina by SouthCarolinaETV, SCCADVASA Director Sara Barber joins Gavin Jackson to discuss the latest trends when it comes domestic and sexual violence and what South Carolinians can do to help prevent intimate partner violence in the Palmetto State. This episode was filmed and aired […]

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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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