CCADV Press Releases

Check out the latest press releases from Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence.

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For Media Contact, reach out to Liza Andrews Director of Public Policy & Communications

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Email: landrews@ctcadv.org

  • CCADV Pro Bono Restraining Order Project Reaches Half Million Dollars of Donated Legal Services to Victims Jan 10 2023

    Today the Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence (CCADV) announced that its Pro Bono Restraining Order (PBRO) Project has provided more than $500,000 in free legal services to applicants of family violence restraining orders since its relaunch in January 2021. Over 100 volunteer attorneys have served nearly 200 victims providing more than 1,500 hours of service including representation, technical assistance, project development, and training.

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  • Statement Regarding the Death & Injury of Bristol Police Officers Oct 13 2022

    The following is a statement from Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence President & CEO, Meghan Scanlon, regarding the reported domestic violence incident in Bristol that resulted in the death of two police officers and the injury of a third: "We are deeply saddened by the tragic loss of Sgt. Dustin Demonte and Officer Alex Hamzy, and the serious injury to Officer Alec Iurrato. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family, friends, and colleagues of these brave officers..."

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  • CCADV Recognizes 10 Years of Lethality Assessment Program Sep 20 2022

    Today, the Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence (CCADV) released its 2020 – 2021 update report on its Lethality Assessment Program (LAP). September marks the 10th anniversary of Connecticut’s rollout of LAP, a specialized risk assessment tool utilized by police during incidents of intimate partner violence that determines the survivor’s risk of fatal violence and immediately connects those in high danger situations with an advocate at one of CCADV’s 18 member organizations.

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