Alert from Watch NJ ARSJ's Community-based Participatory Action Research
National Support Needed New Jersey family courts are failing domestic violence victims, their children and perpetrators who are not mandated to standardized batterers intervention programs. Furthermore, the state's most vulnerable citizens are relegated to a broken system of justice, and influential state agencies / advocates have not moved responsibly to address the complexity and seriousness of the problem. View Full Alert.
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4th Annual Liberation-Based Healing Conference Bringing together professional therapists with community organizers, educators, faith communities, and activists to promote family and community healing, bolster resilience, and promote social justice and equity. 2-Day Event, Portland, OR October 16-17, 2009
Interactive Workshop with Community Partners, WPC, LaCross, WI
The Alliance for Racial and Social Justice (ARSJ) is a grassroots organization whose mission is to promote safety in our communities, with expertise and focus as a watchdog for mental health, child protective and court-based services. We work for social justice and peace through unity, education and accountability regarding inequities arising from white privilege and by initiating and sustaining social action aimed at eradicating racism, sexism, classism, homophobia, able-ism and other abuses of power.
ARSJ is a 501(c)(3) organization and greatly appreciates its public and private support. All donations are used to advance:
Quantitative and Qualitative Data Collection and Analysis
Training and Technical Assistance for Advocates and Service Providers
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The 14th Annual BISC-MI Fall 2009 Conference Coordinated Community Responses to Domestic Violence, Are They Effective? The Reality, Research and Results Behind the Judicial Oversight Demonstration Initiative. November 4, 5, and 6, 2009