November 6,2019: Washington, D.C. Yale Alumni Nonprofit Alliance Panel “25th Anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act”

NIWAP’s Director, Leslye Orloff, was part of this panel for the Yale Alumni Non-profit Alliance, where panelists and attendees discussed the Violence Against Women Act. Ms. Orloff was apart of a panel that included attorneys and directors from the U.S. Department of Justice, Futures without Violence, and other nonprofit executives.

Training Materials

Powerpoint Presentation

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