Our mission is to stop violence against Native women and children by advocating for social change in our communities.
Organized in 1996 by three founding Native women, Peggy Bird (Kewa), Darlene Correa (Laguna Pueblo) and Genne James (Navajo), the Coalition to Stop Violence Against Native Women (CSVANW) was created to provide support to other Native advocates working in domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, stalking and sex trafficking in New Mexico’s tribal communities. Read More
What We Do
We are focused on shaping policy, conducting outreach, increasing awareness, informing priorities and working to ensure that our tribal communities are represented within conversations where we have historically been underrepresented.
Become A Member
Membership is open to individuals or organizations who are interested in providing culturally appropriate training and education of domestic violence and sexual assault in Tribal communities.
General contributions and donations from individual supporters and organizational partners are essential for CSVANW`s sustainability and effectiveness.