Washington, D.C. welcomes new Campus Grantees

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Snow did not deter new grantees from attending Winter 2011 New Grantee Orientation in Washington, D.C.

Copyright Associated Press

Nineteen new campuses arrived in Washington, D.C. as part of the United States Department of Justice (DOJ), Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) Campus Grants New Orientation Meeting.  Orientation is an opportunity for new recipients of the OVW Grant to Reduce Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence and Stalking on Campus to understand (1) learn the grant objective (2) meet the coalition of technical assistance providers (3) how to navigate federal government grant management systems, and (4) engage with colleagues from across the United States combatting sexual violence on campus.

Livia Rojas, MSSW, is the Training and Resource Coordinator in the Campus Program at the California Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CALCASA) where she provides training and technical assistance to recipients of the Department of Justice (DOJ), Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) Grant to Reduce Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault and Stalking on college and university campuses across the United States and territories. Livia has eleven years of working to advance human rights and student organizing through practice and research.

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  • Dianna Jones February 15, 2011, 1:04 PM

    Honored to be recipient, excited about the opportunity and increased knowledge during the New Orientation Meeting.