April 9, 2021

Support Survivors of Domestic Violence and the Earth all April Long!




    Take Action in April for Survivors and the Earth!

This panel of experts and activists from Anacostia to Alaska will discuss how climate change impacts domestic violence.
They will address:

- Current research that links extreme weather events to increased intimate partner violence

- The impact of climate change on communities in Washington, DC and indigenous communities in Alaska

- The need for survivors' voices in the creation of robust policies to tackle this link

- The curative power of nature to help heal trauma and the Earth


- Charlene Aqpik Apok, Native Movement
- Louise Brady K'Asheechtlaa, Sitka Tribe of Alaska
- David Johnson, Purdue University
- Marcy Karin, University of the District of Columbia School of Law
- Akiima Price, Akiima Price Consulting
- Moderator: Lee Ann De Reus, DV LEAP

April 22 | 12:30-1:30 PM (est) | Virtual | Sign up here.

Your Earth Day gift to DV LEAF:

- activates healing by planting trees

- supports legal services for DV survivors

- honors a loved one

- gives hope

Plant a tree and honor someone today!
Support DV LEAP by buying one of two limited edition DV LEAF shirts! 

Available in many different styles and colors. Buy a shirt today! 

Thanks to our graphic designers:
- Left logo: @generationillustration
- Right logo: @Yourtoyrobot_art

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