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New Jersey Coalition for Battered Women highlights progress, future goals to end domestic violence

October 7, 2015

To kick off Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the New Jersey Coalition for Battered Women held a special press conference highlighting the progress and future goals of the coalition to address domestic violence in New Jersey.

“I am proud to announce that the coalition will now be known as the New Jersey Coalition to End Domestic Violence. We are making this change to reflect our broader goal of preventing and ultimately ending domestic violence for every victim,” Jane Shivas, executive director of New Jersey Coalition for Battered Women, said during the press conference. “Since 1978, the New Jersey Coalition for Battered Women has had the privilege to serve as a statewide association providing leadership, support and resources on the response and prevention of violence against women in New Jersey.”

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