Columbus City Attorney Zach Klein used $150,000 of American Rescue Plan dollars to stabilize his office’s budget and save the Legal Advocates position in the Domestic Violence and Stalking Unit. Klein’s concerns were realized as forced isolation and increased anxiety about food, housing, and employment during the pandemic led to a rise in domestic violence incidents. Advocates play a critical role, working directly with domestic violence victims through times of extreme trauma and anxiety–trauma and anxiety often stemming from violence amplified by the lingering stressors of COVID19.
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Debbie Cox Bultan highlights our 2023 Ideas Challenge winners for the Well News
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National issues are being solved at the state and local level. Here’s how you can...
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NewDEAL CEO Debbie Cox Bultan offers three strategies to protect voting rights.
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Coverage from GOVERNING on our 2024 Freedom Agenda.