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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Nationally Acclaimed Authors join SCCADVASA for Workshop on Responding to Sexual Assault & Creating Community Equity

On Tuesday, May 9th, the South Carolina Victim Assistance Network (SCVAN), the South Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault (SCCADVASA), elected officials, community partners, victims of crime, and their families and friends will rally at the South Carolina State House to raise awareness about the barriers faced by victims of violent crime throughout the Palmetto State. 


Commentary: Embrace awkward conversations to help end sexual violence

Opinion Editorial written by Sara Barber published 3/31/2023 by The Post and Courier  As our state and country experience continued disagreements on which books should be available to children, what topics should be discussed in schools and what curriculum should be taught, we share a deep concern that the trend of increased censorship will not […]

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SCCADVASA Launches “Talk About It” Campaign for Sexual Assault Awareness Month 2023

March 27, 2023 (COLUMBIA, S.C.) – The South Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault (SCCADVASA), South Carolina’s leading voice for the prevention of sexual and domestic violence, launches the “Talk About It” campaign during Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) 2023.  SAAM takes place during the month of April to increase public awareness about sexual […]

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January 2023 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 2023 E-Newsletter.

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From Victim to Survivor: The fight against domestic violence in Horry County

By Rachel Bogle Originally Published: Nov. 9, 2022 by WMBF News Investigates HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) – Around 20 people per minute are victims of intimate partner violence in the United States. That adds up to more than 10 million people each year. It can happen to anyone: your friend, a neighbor, a co-worker, or the person […]

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