Civil Beat Column: Will Our Lawmakers Fight Domestic Violence?

June 23, 2020 - Civil Beat Community Voice writer and executive director of the Hawaii State Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Angelina Mercado, discusses that programs that service victims of domestic violence are unsure how aid will be provided under the CARES Act. Those who are already struggling with domestic violence and child abuse are facing even more difficulties due to COVID-19. Lawmakers need to keep funding critical social services and ensure the services will be preserved and strengthened to support victims of domestic violence. Read the full column here.

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