Articles

Why is it so hard to believe Black women?

Published by: Patrice Tillery, and Christina M. Jones, Esq. “Why did she lie?” “But she had sex with him.” “Her…

TAGS: #black women #Firearms #genderbased violence #News

It’s 2022 and Domestic Violence has Officially Entered the Firearms Chat. Is This Really a Surprise? 

Published by: Christina M. Jones, Esq. Back in June, BWJP sounded the alarm that the Supreme Court was opening the…

TAGS: #Firearms #News #Protection Orders

BWJP Welcomes Two New Staff Members – Patrice Tillery and Kesimy Medina

Patrice Tillery is BWJP’s new Development Coordinator.   Patrice Tillery is a graduate of the University of Maryland, College Park with…

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BWJP Welcomes Kenneth Noyes, JD, Director of the Gender-Based Violence Initiative

Ken represented survivors in family courts and in the DC child welfare system for many years, which inspired his pursuit…

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BWJP Welcomes Maria Jose Fletcher,JD, Director of Our Newest Center, the National Center on Systems Change and Advocacy.

María José Fletcher, JD, is the Director of BWJP’s newest center, the National Center on Systems Change and Advocacy. María…

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BWJP Welcomes Rebecca Henry, JD, MA, our new Chief Program Officer

Rebecca has been working to mitigate gender-based violence for 25 years, representing female inmates harassed by guards, litigating complex custody…

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