Stay abreast with the our urban and Native community events with our E-Newsletter. We provide information for CSVANW happenings, spotlights, upcoming events, program opportunities, awareness month, news and creative blogs!
CSVANW December 2017 Newsletter
CSVANW November 2017 Newsletter
Our tribal communities are gathering this fall season to feast, dance, pray and celebrate our harvest from a year of handwork. As we turn inside to the comfort of our homes with our loved ones, the Coalition to Stop Violence Against Native Women would like to take this opportunity to celebrate Native American Heritage Month with you by sharing stories of resiliency.
CSVANW October 2017 Newsletter
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Domestic and intimate partner violence (IPV) is a substantial public health concern within our tribal communities that can have overwhelming and lasting effects on our families and children. We know the numbers- the statistics- that nearly 84% of our Native women experience violence, with more than half being domestic violence related. And in 66% of domestic violence cases, our Native children are present.
CSVANW September 2017 Newsletter
September is National Suicide Prevention Month and CSVANW is sharing several ways to prevent suicide in our tribal communities from the Suicide Prevention Resource Center.
CSVANW August 2017 Newsletter
August is National Breastfeeding Awareness Month. CSVANW is honoring a mother’s sacred bond with baby by celebrating the healthy relationship that begins at birth.
CSVANW July 2017 Newsletter
Nearly 40 Youth from across New Mexico joined us in Santa Fe for CSVANW’s 6th Annual Native Youth Summit. The excitement was contagious!
CSVANW June 2017 Newsletter
June was established as the National Children’s Awareness Month to increase awareness about the vulnerability of children exposed to violence. In our tribal communities, trauma is the earliest form of violence that our children often face.
CSVANW May 2017 Newsletter
May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and health care providers, organizations and tribal programs across our region will be drawing attention to the many ways mental health issues affect the lives of our Native people. This May, CSVANW will be working to highlight the need for an increased understanding of and empathy for, our people who face mental health issues.
CSVANW April 2017 Newsletter
April is Sexual Assault Awareness month! AtCSVANW, we are gearing up to support SAAM events taking place throughout the state. You can help support CSVANW efforts in SAAM events by posting online utilizing the hashtags, sharing messages of hope or by donating, through our High 5 Give $5 campaign.
CSVANW March 2017 Newsletter
March is Women’s History month (WHM) and the Spring Equinox. The changing season is upon us and the liveliness of the earth is starting to awaken. At CSVANW, we are excited to highlight some amazing Native women making a difference honoring WHM! Throughout the month, we hope that you will reflect on the #StrongNativeWomen of your family and how they have contributed to our Native Nations.
CSVANW February 2017 Newsletter
February is considered the month of love. In our tribal and urban communities, young Native teen couples are declaring their relationship on social media by posting their flowers, candy and cards. At CSVANW, we know it’s a perfect opportunity to bring awareness to Teen Dating Violence (TDV), healthy relationships and consent. While there is the wonderful side to relationship, there may also be a hidden side. Many of our Native teens are experiencing violence in their relationship, and often times, they may not have the knowledge or a safe space to talk about these issues.
CSVANW November 2016 Newsletter
November is American Indian & Alaska Native Heritage Month!
CSVANW honors and respects all of our Pueblos, Tribes and Nations and their significant contributions to advancing tribal communities for our elders and younger generation! The future looks promising with grassroots organizations mobilizing social changes through environmental protection, changing Columbus day to Indigenous People’s Day and making legislative changes that further work to protect our Native women and children.
CSVANW October 2016 Newsletter
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month!
4 out of 5 Native women will experience violence- with 55% experiencing domestic violence. Domestic violence (DV) is the willful intimidation, physical assault, battery, sexual assault, and/or other abusive behavior as part of a systematic pattern of power and control perpetrated by one intimate partner against another. It includes physical violence, sexual violence, threats, and emotional abuse.
CSVANW September 2016 Newsletter
September is National Campus Safety Awareness Month!
In honor of campus safety for our Tribal Colleges, the Coalition to Stop Violence Against Native Women has reached out to our amazing Tribal Colleges across the state of New Mexico and have provided educational sessions and resource information on sexual violence, dating violence and stalking.
CSVANW August 2016 Newsletter
August is “Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month”
It’s back to school for all our children across the Nation! Parents are rushing around for school supplies, hair cuts and last minute documents. Let’s us honor our children’s health with the upmost care. Don’t forget to check your children’s eye health and immunization records, so that they can start off the School Year right!
CSVANW June/July Member Newsletter
July is Purposeful Parenting Awareness Month
In honor of Purposeful Parenting Awareness Month, the Coalition to Stop Violence Against Native Women supports our community partner, Native American Parent Professional Resources (NAPPR). It’s sole mission is to empower, educate, and provide culturally appropriate services to build healthy Native American children and families in the city of Albuquerque. people.
CSVANW April 2016 Newsletter
Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
In honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, the Coalition to Stop Violence Against Native Women will be working this month to support our tribal communities across New Mexico in their efforts to bring awareness to sexual violence and honor our brave survivors. When we discuss topics like sexual violence in our tribal communities, it is important for us to also recognize and honor the resilience of our people.
CSVANW March 2016 Newsletter
March is Women’s History Month
March is Women’s History Month and the Coalition to Stop Violence Against Native Women kicked off the month with a candlelight vigil event, “Honoring our Indigenous Sisters.” This community event brought out more than 75 people to share prayers, songs, dancing and words in honor of our Indigenous women who have been affected by violence. Our goal at CSVANW this month is to celebrate our Native women’s collective resiliency and empower their legacies. Join us on our social media!
CSVANW February 2016 Newsletter
February is Teen Dating Awareness Month.
At CSVANW, we are excited to share our new Native youth initiatives involving Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month with all of you! We have been working diligently to carefully craft engaging, empowering and inspiring Native youth presentations and outreach materials for our tribal communities here in New Mexico. After all, more than one in three Native teens will experience some form of abuse in a dating relationship, and at CSVANW we think that’s one too many.
CSVANW January 2016 Newsletter
January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month
In support of Human Trafficking Awareness Month, the Coalition to Stop Violence Against Native Women has resources for tribal domestic violence and sexual assault professionals, tribal law enforcement, advocates, health care professionals, and survivors on the signs of trafficking and services for human trafficking survivors. We are also assisting in creating the first statewide NM Tribal Taskforce on Human Trafficking.