Advocating for public policy and systems change in Rhode Island
Advocating for public policy and systems change in Rhode Island to:
To help shape the public policy and systems that govern our state, the RICADV engages:
To create a society that is safe for all and intolerant of abuse and violence, the RICADV’s Policy Team works to impact these Rhode Island sectors:
Domestic Violence Homicides in Rhode Island: 2016 - 2020
The report includes homicide case information and statewide incident data, information about lethality risk factors and homicide prevention recommendations, and notes the many ways we can support the people in our state currently experiencing violence.
Learn More About our 2023 Abusive Litigation Bill
Our 2023 Priority Abusive Litigation bill passed this year! This new law prevents abusers from weaponizing our justice system to harass, impoverish, and harm victims of domestic violence. Click below to download our FACT SHEET and learn more about how this bill will help put an end to Abusive Litgation in Rhode Island.
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Learn more about policy
Each year, we work with the Rhode Island General Assembly, strongly advocating to pass and improve legislation in order to protect victims of domestic violence and hold offenders accountable.
To get involved please visit these websites:
Want more information on how you can support the RICADV’s legislative priorities? Call the RICADV at 401-467-9940, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.