FVAP is seeking a part-time or contract-basis grants and finance professional to join our dynamic team in Oakland, California, for a significant role in support of social justice. The ideal candidate will be able to manage FVAP’s grants reporting for $700,000/year in government contracts, including coordinating, compiling, and submitting narrative, data, and financial reports; and will ensure the efficiency and accuracy of FVAP’s reporting process. We value diverse experiences and backgrounds. The immediate supervisor is the Executive Director. Read More
On April 19, FVAP will be introducing our new Housing & Employment Justice Project to the San Francisco District Attorney’s Victim Services Division. Social workers, victims’ rights advocates and domestic violence counselors are invited to join FVAP Housing & Employment Justice Attorney Jason Hoge 3:00-4:00 p.m. for this presentation at 850 Bryant St. in San Francisco.
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FVAP attorney Anya Emerson and Hon. Judge Leonard Edwards (retired) will present a training in San Jose on April 11 to Dependency attorneys of Santa Clara County, “Domestic Violence in Dependency Court: What Attorneys & Judges Should Know.” This popular training will be presented 12:00-1:30 p.m. at 201 N. First Street in San Jose.
Join FVAP Senior Attorney Shuray Ghorishi and the Hon. Judge Mark A. Juhas on April 26, from 12:00-1:00 p.m., for the webinar “Monthly Appellate Review: Recent Landmark Family Law Decisions Involving Domestic Violence.”
Family Violence Appellate Project is seeking a fundraising and communications professional to join our dynamic team in Oakland, California, for a significant development role in support of social justice. We value diverse experiences and backgrounds. FVAP’s clientele is very diverse, and we serve individuals and advocates throughout the state, including rural, suburban, and urban populations. The ideal candidate will bring unique skills and experiences that help the candidate successfully lead the fundraising and communications strategy of a $1.1 million organization; lead donor recruitment and cultivation efforts, including major gifts; plan and manage annual fundraising events; and be willing to pitch in wherever needed to support the mission of our small nonprofit. The immediate supervisor is the Executive Director. Read More
Join us this Saturday, March 24, 1:40 – 2:40 p.m. at San Francisco Bayfront Hilton Hotel Conference Center for a training we’re giving at California Appellate Defense Council Annual Conference & Seminar. “Domestic Violence in Dependency Cases: Case Law and Best Practices” will be presented by FVAP Staff Attorney Anya Emerson and Hon. Leonard Edwards (ret.) MCLE credit will be issued by CADC.
Please note: The time of this training has been updated, above.
Along with substance abuse and mental illness, domestic violence is one of the most prevalent factors bringing families into the dependency system. As legal practitioners, we must be prepared to address these issues in the appellate context. Attendees will learn about the dynamics of domestic violence, key appellate case law relating to domestic violence issues at various stages of the dependency proceedings, and best practices when representing survivors of domestic violence in a dependency appeal.