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Domestic violence news happening near you! 

New AR License Plate Supporting ACADV Released! 

Next time you update your car registration or get new tags, ask for the specialty plate featuring "Arkansas Coalition Against Domestic Violence" and a purple ribbon for domestic violence awareness! All proceeds from these sales will go towards supporting the work done here at the coalition. 

More info: https://www.dfa.arkansas.gov/specialty-plates/details/arkansas-coalition-against-domestic-violence 

New Shelter in Wynne, AR! 

Congratulations to the Second Chance Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Shelter, Inc. on the grand opening of their program in Wynne, AR!  

 

More Info: https://www.facebook.com/Second-Chance-Domestic-Violence-and-Sexual-Assault-Shelter-Inc-111741936960116/?tn-str=k*F 
 

AR. LEGISLATION PASSED 2019

ACT 499 - Establishes communication between victims and program staff at domestic violence shelters is privileged and cannot be used in a court of law. Read the full legislation: http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/assembly/2019/2019R/Acts/ACT499.pdf 

ACT 498 - This legislation increased the penalties for certain domestic violence crimes. Read the full legislation: http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/assembly/2019/2019R/Acts/ACT498.pdf 

ACT 324 - This legislation enhances the sentencing for crimes committed in the presence of a child. Read the full legislation here:  http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/assembly/2019/2019R/Acts/ACT324.pdf  

ACADV Receives Grant for Research on BIP

ACADV staff members Brandy Dailey and Ashley Walker were recently awarded Signature Experience Grants from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock to study Batterers Intervention Programs (BIP). Their grant project will evaluate BIP to better inform policymaking at the state level and develop a deeper understanding of recidivism for domestic violence abusers.

For more information on BIP in Arkansas, please click here.