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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SCCADVASA Announces a New Initiative to Enhance Survivor Safety Measures for Victims/Survivors of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault throughout S.C.

MEDIA CONTACT:Megan Finnern, Communications [email protected] | 989-798-6905 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Columbia, S.C., October 13, 2021 – The South Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault (SCCADVASA), South Carolina’s leading voice for the prevention of sexual and domestic violence, announced earlier today a new initiative to provide additional safety tools to survivors. Ring, whose mission […]

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Editorial: Remember these names, and help reverse SC’s legacy of domestic violence

Editorial written by The Post and Courier 10/5/2021 Sometimes the names get lost among the statistics, even in tragedies such as deaths due to domestic violence. But we should not forget them. Pamela Coleman, 58. Olivia Goff, 35. Christopher Brown, 32. Jennifer Grant, 36. Audrey Heyward, 55.  These five Charleston County residents were among the 24 women […]

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Commentary: The lie you tell yourself helps perpetuate domestic violence in SC

Opinion Editorial written by Sara Barber published 10/1/2021 by The Post and Courier  Another year has passed and once again Domestic Violence Awareness Month has arrived — a time of both action and reflection as we ask what needs to change for us to build communities where violence doesn’t dwell and replace fear with love. […]

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SCCADVASA Launches 2nd Annual Peace by Piece Campaign

We’re all connected. We’re all a part of the solution. What is your piece of the puzzle to bring peace to survivors of domestic & sexual violence? The last year few years offered us all an opportunity to reflect on which pieces of life should be centered, which should be placed on the edge to provide […]

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