DC Anti-Violence Project

DC Anti-Violence Project Formerly known as GLOV, DC Anti Violence Project works to address all forms of violence against the L

The primary mission of the DC Anti-Violence Project (DCAVP) is to work to reduce violence against LGBTQIA+ individuals (and those perceived as LGBTQIA+) through community outreach, education, and monitoring cases to ensure that the rights and dignity of LGBTQIA+ victims of violence, trauma and abuse are respected and protected. DCAVP also seeks to assist survivors of anti-LGBTGIA+ violence by advo

cating on their behalf, encouraging reporting, and providing a community of support. For more information, visit www.thedccenter.org/dcavp or e-mail [email protected].

https://thedccenter.org/join-our-team-were-looking-for-a-psychotherapist-program-director-for-behavioral-health-services...
10/06/2023

https://thedccenter.org/join-our-team-were-looking-for-a-psychotherapist-program-director-for-behavioral-health-services-and-the-dc-anti-violence-project/

The DC Center for the LGBTQ+ Community is hiring a new Psychotherapist/Program Director for the DC Anti Violence Project!

Deadline to apply: October 9, 2023

Interested applicants can send cover letter and resume to [email protected], Subject Line: Psychotherapist/Program Director Position.

Join our Team! The DC Center is looking for a Psychotherapist/Program Director October 2, 2023August 24, 2023 by Laya M The DC Center is looking to hire a Psychotherapist/Program Director for Behavioral Health Services and the DC Anti-Violence Project You can apply by submitting your resume and cove...

06/26/2023
06/26/2023
06/26/2023
OUTSPOKEN: A Night of Q***r Expression -- TONIGHT!https://www.capitalpride.org/event/outspoken/
06/05/2023

OUTSPOKEN: A Night of Q***r Expression -- TONIGHT!
https://www.capitalpride.org/event/outspoken/

This space is open to ALL, we welcome all gender identities and especially encourage our transwomen and cis-women community to share their words on the mic. Audience members can expect a diverse chorus of voices, and an array of professional spoken word performers, open mic rookies, and more!

We’re hiring! If you’re a trans or non-binary DC resident, apply to join the team for “Get Empowered: Safety and Wellnes...
04/12/2023

We’re hiring! If you’re a trans or non-binary DC resident, apply to join the team for “Get Empowered: Safety and Wellness Skills for DC’s Trans Community.” You’ll learn skills for safety and confidence, and then join our teaching team to share those skills with others. Pay starts at $25/hr. This program is made possible by a grant from the Mayor’s Office on LGBTQ Affairs. To find out more and apply, go to bit.ly/3JFBQGZ. Deadline to apply is May 8; only 10 slots available.

Thank you for the ways you help change the world.
02/06/2023

Thank you for the ways you help change the world.

Resources and Safety Planning for Stalking Survivors: Webinar & Panel Discussion:Join Network for Victim Recovery of DC ...
01/27/2023

Resources and Safety Planning for Stalking Survivors: Webinar & Panel Discussion:

Join Network for Victim Recovery of DC and other local and national victim services organizations for a discussion about stalking, safety planning strategies and the local resources available to support stalking survivors in the District of Columbia.

Join Network for Victim Recovery of DC and other local and national victim services organizations for a discussion about stalking, safety planning strategies and the local resources available to support stalking survivors in the District of Columbia.

TONIGHT: Trans History Initiative, Rainbow History Project's "Talking Trans History" Panel!Panelists: Earline Budd, Rayc...
01/24/2023

TONIGHT: Trans History Initiative, Rainbow History Project's "Talking Trans History" Panel!

Panelists: Earline Budd, Rayceen Pendarvis, and Gabrielle "Gibby" Thomas.

The panel will be at the Southwest Library branch of the DC Public Library, 900 Wesley Place, SW, from 6:30 to 7:30pm on Tuesday, January 24. The panel will be recorded by Small Wonder Media and later posted to the RHP YouTube channel.

The event is free and open to the public. Registration is encouraged but not required. You can RSVP at this link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/talking-trans-history-panel-tickets-515664074127

DC AVP is saddened to hear about the death of Jasmine "Star" Mack, a transgender woman who was killed recently in Washin...
01/13/2023

DC AVP is saddened to hear about the death of Jasmine "Star" Mack, a transgender woman who was killed recently in Washington DC. Please join HIPS, the Mayors Office of LGBTQ Affairs, AVP, and other community organizations in honoring her life and demanding accountability from city leaders at a candle light vigil. Information is as follows.

Safe and healthy holidays to all.
12/22/2022

Safe and healthy holidays to all.

This National Needs Assessment by AVP and Strength in Numbers will gauge the breadth and scope of hate threats against LGBTQ safe spaces.

Rest in Power ❤️
12/21/2022

Rest in Power ❤️

The U.S. Trans Survey is open!
10/19/2022

The U.S. Trans Survey is open!

The USTS documents the lives and experiences of trans and nonbinary people ages 16+ in the U.S. and U.S. territories.

Two more great classes coming up with our friends at Defend Yourself.
10/12/2022

Two more great classes coming up with our friends at Defend Yourself.

Dear friends, We’re thrilled to let you know we’ve got two new classes coming up for you. What makes them special? The first one, Resist: Skills for...

PENDING: We are hiring a full-time Case Manager and DCAVP Advocate! Please share the post. See full description here: ht...
08/31/2022

PENDING: We are hiring a full-time Case Manager and DCAVP Advocate! Please share the post. See full description here: https://thedccenter.org/cmaspecialist/

Case Management & Advocacy Specialist Position Available October 3, 2022August 31, 2022 by Laya M The DC Anti-Violence Project of the DC Center for the LGBT Community is seeking a community-based trauma-informed mental health professional to provide case management services to and advocacy for LGBTQ...

LGBTQ-welcoming IPV support group: The Wendt Center has a few additional spots open for the next Intimate Partner Violen...
08/23/2022

LGBTQ-welcoming IPV support group:
The Wendt Center has a few additional spots open for the next Intimate Partner Violence Support Group. This virtual 12-week support group for survivors of intimate partner violence will be facilitated by Claire Bernstein, LICSW. The group be held on Thursdays at 5:30pm on Zoom, starting on September 22nd. The group is open to adult survivors who identify as women and are currently in or have previously been in a violent or abusive partner relationship.

Interested clients should call the Wendt Center to complete an intake: 202-204-5021.

Interpreter services are available as needed and requested for Limited English Proficient individuals. Email Claire Bernstein at [email protected] with any questions.

TONIGHT --- Reminder: the DCAVP is not meeting this month for summer break. But if you are looking for something empower...
08/11/2022

TONIGHT ---
Reminder: the DCAVP is not meeting this month for summer break. But if you are looking for something empowering to attend, our partners at NVRDC (Network for Victim Recovery of DC) are offering an event that looks good!

Registration is available here:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcldeqprDkuE9wBeni4a4gNdD1QrLTl0-j5

"How could DC as a community better respond after harm? Join NVRDC (Network for Victim Recovery of DC) and Free Minds on August 23rd at 7PM for a conversation facilitated by Community Mediation DC in the second event in our Community Voices & Visioning series as we explore the impact of restorative justice practices. Participants will explore what trauma, violence, and oppression have done to our community and what steps the community can take as individuals, leaders, and collectively to foster or improve community safety."

Registration is available here!
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcldeqprDkuE9wBeni4a4gNdD1QrLTl0-j5

NOTE: NO DCAVP meeting this month. Instead we recommend taking a "virtual field trip" at 6pm this Thursday to attend ​"H...
07/25/2022

NOTE: NO DCAVP meeting this month. Instead we recommend taking a "virtual field trip" at 6pm this Thursday to attend ​"How to be an Ally in Hate-Bias Incidents." The USAODC Clergy Ambassador Program and Hate Bias Task Force have joined forces to offer this bystander training.

This event will be held virtually, via Zoom on July 28, 2022, at 6:00 p.m. https://georgetown.zoom.us/j/91204591617

Meeting ID:912 0459 1617 | Dial: 1 301 715 8592 US

For more information and special accommodations contact Lenney Lowe, 7D Community Outreach Specialist (202) 730-6409 / [email protected].

Please see attached for a research participants opportunity for TGNC survivors of Intimate Partner Violence.
07/08/2022

Please see attached for a research participants opportunity for TGNC survivors of Intimate Partner Violence.

We've eliminated the need to RSVP, please join here today at 6 pm: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89204120272?pwd=b3NWUVIvLzV...
07/08/2022

We've eliminated the need to RSVP, please join here today at 6 pm: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89204120272?pwd=b3NWUVIvLzVrUXZ0QUVUYlFRd2Vwdz09

Thursday, July 14th, the DC Center for the LGBT Community is partnering with the EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) to host a listening session with the LGBTQ+ Community in and around Washington, DC.

Representatives will be available to talk about your rights and answer questions, as well as talk about what steps you can take if you feel like you have been discriminated against by an employer.

If you're interested in registering for the virtual zoom session, please email [email protected] for the link! The event is free and unrecorded, so you can bring any concerns and questions you have in a safe space.

If you need ASL interpretation for this event, please let us know ASAP so we can arrange for services.

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2000 14th Street NW, Ste 105
Washington D.C., DC
20009

Opening Hours

Monday 12pm - 6pm
Tuesday 12pm - 6pm
Wednesday 12pm - 6pm
Thursday 12pm - 6pm
Friday 12pm - 6pm

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(202) 682-2245

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The DC Anti-Violence Project is a grassroots, volunteer-led organization dedicated to eradicating violence against and within the LGBTQ+ community.

We seek to build a world free from violence against our community and beyond, engaging creatively with solutions through advocacy, community organizing, and survivor support.

For more information, visit www.dcantiviolence.org or e-mail [email protected].


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