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October 2010 - The Office of Violence Against Women (OVW) awarded Alianza a three-year grant in the amount of $450,000 to help Latina survivors of domestic violence gain economic independence. Through this OVW/ARRA grant, Alianza will provide OVW grantee organizations and other domestic violence service providers that serve Latina survivors of DV with the knowledge and resources to assist survivors to attain economic independence. The training materials and workshops will include information on the following topics:

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September 22, 2009 - Today, the Violence Policy Center released their annual study for 2007 showing the top 10 states for women killed by men. New Mexico ranked 7th in the country. Louisiana ranked 1st, Alaska 2nd, Wyoming 3rd, Arkansas 4th, Nevada 5th, Alabama 6th, New Mexico 7th, South Carolina 8th, Oklahoma 9th and Arizona 10th.

According to VPC's 2006 study, New Mexico ranked 18. In their 2007 study, we ranked 7. It is obvious we are in a state of crisis! It is imperative we turn these findings into an opportunity for change. Ranking at #7 is devastating and not acceptable. It clearly shows we are still losing victims to domestic violence at a much higher rate than before.

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September 2, 2009 - National Latino Alliance for the Elimination of Domestic Violence (Alianza) would like to announce it has been awarded a grant for $516,204 from the Departmentof Justice, Office on Violence Against Women in Washington, D.C. The grant will be used to provide training and technical assistance for state DV coalitions and other agencies serving victims of domestic violence. In its 10-year history, Alianza has specialized in unique programming geared toward bilingual intervention and prevention, community outreach across social sectors, and specialized prevention workshops for Latino men and boys.

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May 21, 2009 - National Latino Alliance for the Elimination of Domestic Violence (Alianza) would like to extend its deepest sympathy to the friends and families of Ty Toribio. We have all been touched by this murder and we acknowledge that the pain of this event is resonating for all Albuquerque communities. Alianza would also like to remind local, state and national communities that this tragedy might have been avoided if the victim’s mother had accessed appropriate services. We need to ask ourselves where were we when she and baby Ty needed the help.

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