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At the RICADV, we proactively engage Latino communities and work to raise awareness about the help that is available through our member agencies. Each agency offers diverse programs and services that include safety planning, court advocacy, shelter, and support groups. Immigration help is also available. Access our website in Spanish by clicking the "Read More" button below or En Español at the top of this page.
By Deborah DeBare, Executive Director, Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence We are particularly disturbed to learn that the perpetrator, James T. Hodgkinson, who later died from his injuries, had a record of domestic violence. In 2006, he was charged with domestic battery and aggravated discharge of a firearm.
Statement Regarding Today’s Shooting in Virginia
[Providence, RI – June 14, 2017] We were shocked and saddened to learn about the shooting that occurred today near Washington, DC in Alexandria, Virginia, when a gunman opened fire on Republican members of Congress, injuring three people and critically wounding two.
By Deborah DeBare, Executive Director, Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence
We are particularly disturbed to learn that the perpetrator, James T. Hodgkinson, who later died from his injuries, had a record of domestic violence. In 2006, he was charged with domestic battery and aggravated discharge of a firearm.
Abusive relationships impact young people, too. Nearly 1 in 10 Rhode Island high schoolers has already experienced physical dating violence. Visit our Teen Center to find resources and information for young people in RI.
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