"The niche in social advocacy that we can build on here is huge."
Dean Christopher Edley, UC Berkeley School of Law
"Such an important project that helps us look at longer term sustained change."
Attendee at California Partnership to End Domestic Violence Annual Conference
"If FVAP had existed when I was a child and my mom had been able to appeal our case, my brothers and I could have been spared years of abuse."
Childhood domestic violence survivor
"Just knowing that we have someone to call when our clients are in this desperate situation is incredible. Before, we could not do anything."
Erin Scott, Family Violence Law Center, Oakland
June 7, 2013
UC Berkeley Law publishes a terrific article about FVAP's upcoming Battle of the Bands Event: Banding Together to End Domestic Violence, June 13th in San Francisco.
May 27, 2013
Elizabeth Cabraser renews her $50,000 contribution to FVAP for 2013, saying "our legal system is failing survivors of domestic violence and their children and FVAP has an effective and efficient solution."
May 20, 2013
FVAP is thrilled to welcome our two newest board members: Joie Le, Senior Vice President & General Counsel at Samsung Electronics, and Pamela Ostroff, Senior Counsel at Electronic Arts. They both bring remarkable experience and passion to our team!
March 21, 2013
FVAP co-founders, Sonya Passi and Alex Scott, are honored to be the recipients of the 2012-2013 UC Berkeley Chancellor's Award for Public Service and UC Berkeley Law's 2013 Barbara Nachtrieb Armstrong Award for Outstanding Advocacy on Behalf of Social Justice for Women.
March 17, 2013
FVAP is thrilled to welcome Jeffrey Edleson, Dean of UC Berkeley School of Social Welfare, and Sudha Shetty, Assistant Dean of the Goldman School of Public Policy to its advisory board.
March 1, 2013
A tragic reminder of the need for FVAP in California: A batterer in Sacramento who had custody of his children killed his 9 year old boy with a hatchet while he slept. The mother of his children, and his victim, had only visitation rights despite evidence of felony domestic violence and her persistent warnings that he was a threat to her children's lives. Read more here.
February 28, 2013
Check out FVAP's first e-newsletter of the year! Off to a flying start!
January 2, 2013
California Lawyer published an article on FVAP quoting Cherri Allison, Executive Director of the Alameda County Family Justice Center and FVAP Advisory Board Member. Click here to read more.
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