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Protecting Physical Safety and Honoring Bisexual Health Month

By Victoria Taylor | March 24th 2022 My bisexuality was to be hidden, a forbidden topic of conversation, unless it was wanted to use in the context of his fantasies. Sometimes my sexual identity was “hot”, and I was badgered for threesomes with other women, the next I was a “slut” for having feelings for […]

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BWJP Announces the Departure of Millicent Shaw Phipps

March 23rd, 2022 BWJP announces that Millicent Shaw Phipps is stepping down as the Director of the National Center on Protection Orders and Full Faith & Credit after a sixteen-year tenure at BWJP and an eighteen-year tenure as NCPOFFC Director. Under her leadership, NCPOFFC grew exponentially, and provided national leadership on one of the essential […]

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Attorney Advisor Position Announcement

March 18th, 2022 With a new Executive Director at the helm, BWJP is entering an exciting phase in its work. Building on existing relationships and past accomplishments, BWJP will continue to broker meaningful community engagement to ensure systems accountability. Using an intersectional lens and analysis, our work will uplift the voices of all survivors, especially […]

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Family and Youth Services Bureau, Reviewer Recruitment Campaign

March 14th, 2022 The Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) is gearing up for its FY22 Discretionary Grant Reviews and has incorporated a Reviewer Recruitment campaign designed to allow for widest dissemination of efforts and to secure the most qualified reviewers to support its program grant reviews. Please find the application packets here: General Recruitment Notification as […]

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VAWA Reauthorized in the Senate!

March 11th, 2022 BWJP is thrilled that the Violence Against Women Act (“VAWA”) has been passed by both chambers of the United States Congress. This pivotal piece of legislation is vital in protecting all people against gender-based violence. “VAWA  is critical legislation for the country,” says Amy J. Sánchez, BWJP’s Chief Executive Officer, “It provides much needed […]

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