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Students! Our Summer 2024 Internship Program is Hiring!

  Summer 2024 Internship Program             BWJP is a national 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to addressing all issues related to gender-based violence. BWJP has seven centers, each offering specialized policy and practice initiatives to improve survivor safety. We strive to create systemic change and maintain a perspective that prioritizes the safety and well-being of marginalized […]

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BWJP Reflects on the Burnsville, MN Tragedy 

We are saddened by the tragic events in Burnsville, Minnesota that occurred on February 18, 2024.   BWJP is a national organization, and our headquarters are a short distance away in St. Paul. The surrounding circumstances are still developing, but it’s clear this is another example of the risk of gun violence in the context […]

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Black Women, a History of Creating Our Own Spaces

By Amalfi Parker Elder, Esq. and Patrice Tillery “The most disrespected person in America is the Black woman. The most unprotected person in America is the Black woman. The most neglected person in America is the Black woman.” – Malcolm As we celebrate Black History Month this year, we’d like to acknowledge the many ways that Black […]

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We’re Hiring! Staff Attorney, Legal Approaches to Prevent Family Violence

 Staff Attorney, National Center on Legal Approaches to Prevent Family Violence (NCLAPFV)  BWJP is a collective of national policy and practice centers at the intersection of gender-based violence and legal systems. BWJP’s seven national centers, including the National Center on Legal Approaches to Prevent Domestic Violence, provide some of the nation’s leading specialized policy and […]

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We’re Hiring! Attorney Advisor, Children and Domestic Violence

 Attorney Advisor, National Legal Center on Children and Domestic Violence (NLCCDV)  The Battered Women’s Justice Project (BWJP) is a collective of national policy and practice centers at the intersection of gender-based violence (GBV) and legal systems. Our mission is to promote change within the civil and criminal legal systems to enhance their effectiveness in providing […]

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Financial Abuse:  What Financial Advisors Need to Know

By Amalfi Parker Elder, Esq. Director, National Center on Reimagining CCR, Victoria Taylor, Senior Communications Manager | Patrice Tillery, Fund Development Manager Financial Abuse in Domestic Violence Relationships   Financial advisors, bankers, and others working in the finance industry are more likely to work with survivors of domestic violence than they realize. 1 in 3 women […]

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