RURAL ROUTES TO CHANGE-WEBINAR NETWORKING
Registration is required. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you do not receive registration confirmation.
2016 webinars take place the third Wednesday of every other month from 2 - 3:15pm Central Time.
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Interstate Custody: the Economic, Safety and Legal Implications for Battered
Deb Goelman and Darren Mitchell, Legal Resource Center on Violence Against Women
Do you ever
feel conflicted about what to tell domestic violence survivors who wish to
relocate with their children to another state? The Legal Resource Center
on Violence Against Women (LRC) will present a basic training on
interstate custody issues for attorneys and victim advocates who wish to
understand the framework of how the laws fit together. A case scenario
will be used to demonstrate how practitioners can help survivors address the
economic, safety and legal issues involved when crossing state lines for
safety, and participants will have an opportunity to ask questions. The LRC is a nonprofit organization based in Maryland and works to
improve legal representation for domestic violence survivors in interstate
custody cases and provides technical assistance to victim advocates and
FY2015 RURAL NEW GRANTEE ORIENTATION
Attendance at the New Grantee Orientation is required as a condition of your FY2015 grant award.
New Grantee Orientation for FY2015 OVW Rural Grantees
REGISTRATION IS NOW FULL
February 17 - 19, 2016
Hotel and meeting site are accessible
Attendance at the orientation is required as a condition of your grant award. You'll get to meet other rural grantees, OVW staff, and rural-specific TA providers and to receive important information about managing your OVW award.
Who should attend
OVW requires first time grant recipients under the OVW Rural Program to send the Project Director to the New Grantee Orientation. First time grant recipients are strongly encouraged to also send an individual directly involved in the day-to-day operations of the project. This may include an Authorized Representative, the Fiscal Point of Contact, or a project partner.
There is no fee to register and grantees may use the training funds included within the funded project to cover all allowable travel expenses. Grantees are responsible for securing their own travel and lodging arrangements. Presentations will include
Rural Program Overview VAWA Update Grants Management System Measuring Effectiveness: Rural Grant Progress Reports Office of Civil Rights Office of the Inspector General Grants Financial Management Division Rural-Specific TA Providers: Language access, advocacy, SARTs, CCRs, and faith responses in rural communities
Register by January 15, 2016. REGISTRATION IS NOW FULL
Each new grantee is required to send 1—2 people to this event (see who should attend above). After we receive your registration, we will send you a confirmation that will include complete travel, meeting, and hotel details. Because this meeting is pending
OVW approval, DO NOT make any travel arrangements until you receive our confirmation. At that time, you can make and pay for your travel and hotel arrangements using your OVW set-aside training funds.
Contact Janice Wick for more information: email@example.com, 218-525-0487, x251