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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January 2024 Newsletter

The South Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault serves as the collective voice promoting the prevention of domestic violence and sexual assault in South Carolina. The Monthly Digest is a roundup of events, resources, and all SCCADVASA has to offer. Click here to read the January 2024 E-Newsletter.

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Sara Barber Featured on Health Matters

SCCADVASA’s Executive Director, Sara Barber, appeared this week on “Health Matters,” a weekly radio talkshow with former state Senator Joel Lourie, to discuss the prevalence of domestic violence, legislative priorities, and the role of SCCADVASA as the collective voice promoting the prevention of domestic violence and sexual assault in South Carolina.

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Commentary: Somebody You Know Is Experiencing Domestic Violence

Opinion Editorial written by Sara Barber published 10/3/2023 by The Post and Courier  Every year, thousands of South Carolinians are impacted by domestic violence. In 2022, domestic violence organizations responded to almost 39,000 requests for emergency shelter or other help from people experiencing violence in their home. Around 42 percent of South Carolina women are […]

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May 30: Final 2023 Weekly Legislative Update

SCCADVASA works proactively to increase the awareness of how laws and policies impact the lives and healing of survivors of sexual and domestic violence. Our policy focus areas are determined by our member organizations’ experience of emerging and ongoing needs at the community level.  SCCADVASA strives to make sure these needs are heard, understood, and acted […]

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May 1, 2023 Weekly Legislative Update

SCCADVASA works proactively to increase the awareness of how laws and policies impact the lives and healing of survivors of sexual and domestic violence. Our policy focus areas are determined by our member organizations’ experience of emerging and ongoing needs at the community level.  SCCADVASA strives to make sure these needs are heard, understood, and acted […]

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