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Galleries

  • Matt Wuerker ‘79
    Please enjoy this gallery of cartoons created by the 2010 Distinguished Alumnus, Matt Wuerker ‘79. This gallery contains drawings published in the Piolog from his time as a student as well as his current work for Politico. Visit his webpage for more.

News

  • November 26
    VLNDC is a network of legal service providers in DC that provide legal assistance to victims of crime in DC. The network provides victims of crime with access to 16 different legal service organizations that can provide legal help in a variety of issues including (but not limited to) family law, immigration, and crime victims’ rights. When a victim contacts VLNDC, the organization strives to connect the victim to any member organizations that may be able to assist them with their pending legal needs. If the network cannot assist them, it provides the victim with other resources to explore. 
  • February 24
    DCCADV is the District’s leading voice on domestic violence public policy, systems coordination and reform. Partnering with and on behalf of our member programs, we: track and analyze legislative and systemic activity impacting victims and survivors of domestic violence; educate policy makers; conduct outreach and facilitate collaboration with community based organizations and stakeholders; lead advocacy efforts for funding for domestic violence programs and services; develop briefing papers, reports and other public materials, and; provide technical assistance and training on issues including confidentiality, domestic violence laws, barriers facing underserved populations including victims who are LGBT and victims with disabilities, and workplace policies and procedures.
  • September 17
    Ayuda provides legal and social services to low-income immigrant victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, or human trafficking.
  • June 24
    The Network for Victim Recovery of DC (NVRDC) is a nonprofit organization providing comprehensive case management and pro bono legal services to all victims of crime in the District of Columbia. NVRDC’s holistic services are provided regardless of income, ethnicity, immigration status, sexual orientation, race, or gender identity/expression. NVRDC runs the District’s on-call crisis response services to survivors of sexual assault who receive a sexual assault forensic exam in the District of Columbia. NVRDC offers victims professional case management services combined with experienced crime victims’ rights attorneys. The legal staff also represent sexual assault survivors within the context of college or university administrative proceedings and Title IX enforcement and complaints.
  • January 31
    The D.C. Rape Crisis Center provides counseling and other support services to survivors of sexual assault and their families.
  • October 28
    The D.C. Crime Victims Resource Center, a project of the Maryland Crime Victims’ Resource Center, Inc., represents victims of all types of crime in the District of Columbia. The Clinic works with other D.C. entities to assess and coordinate access to other social services for clients.
  • September 13
    This program provides financial assistance to victims of crime for expenses such as medical and counseling costs, loss of wages, loss of support, travel expenses, relocation costs, crime scene cleanup, and funeral costs.
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