General contributions and donations from individual supporters and organizational partners are essential for CSVANW`s sustainability and effectiveness. Your donation helps make it possible for us to cultivate and strengthen our ability to advocate for Native women and children and breaking of cycles of violence.
CSVANW is an award winning organization at the forefront to a dynamic approach to the tribal domestic and sexual violence fields that is demonstrating the most effective, creative and innovative ways to address and prevent the cycle of violence within tribal communities. Across the region, thousands of Native people have mobilized as part of strong networks within the movement to end violence, and are advocating for better response, services and community-led approaches to prevention using strength-based community programming.
Some of Our Victories:
- Diversify our revenue sources- from 3 sources to now 18 sources in 2018.
- Grow our staff to 12 positions plus 4 consultants that equates to a CSVANW team of 16- the first in our history.
- Move CSVANW offices and expand into 11 office suites, a reception area, break room and conference room that welcomes community and holds space for movement building.
- Helped us bring in over $166,000 in general contributions and donations in 2017 and 2018 combined so far.
- Awarded CSVANW a Certificate of Recognition by the 23rd Navajo Nation Council for CSVANW’s outstanding advocacy work and commitment in combatting sexual assault for Native women and children
- Awarded CSVANW the 2018 New Mexico Advocacy in Action Service Award- the first tribal organization awarded in its history.
- Increase our membership by 23% to include tribal programs in each community.
- And through your active engagement, we are reaching an upward of 200K hits a quarter on the CSVANW website.
Some past work:
- CSVANW served 2,767 Native Youth. A 309% increase from 2016.
- CSVANW provided professional training to 225 individuals who counsel, investigate, prosecute, and make or strengthen laws and policies on tribal land.
- CSVANW successfully held (5) five major community events: annual Tribal Leaders Summit, annual Native Youth Summit, annual #IWillRunForHer community 5k and 1k kids run, annual Awards Gala and Auction, and our holiday book drive for Native children and families who spent their holidays in Shelters across the region.
- Coordination of the nation’s first ever statewide tribal taskforce addressing trafficking
- Appointment by President Obama to his North American Working Group on Violence Against Indigenous Women and Girls
- Increased funding for tribal domestic violence and sexual assault programs since 1996
- Passage of the tribal provisions addition in the Violence Against Women Act in 2013
- Passage of the Tribal Law and Order Act of 2000
- State and national committee and taskforce appointments