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Governor Whitmer Signs Bill for Supplemental   Funding to Support COVID-19 Response  

  Today, Governor Whitmer signed Senate Bill 690, which appropriates nearly $880 million in federal funding to support various COVID-19 response actions across the state.   The supplemental budget includes a number of provisions that allow assist Michigan in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, help small business weather the difficult economic conditions created by COVID-19,… [ Read More ]

SCOTUS: Employers Shouldn’t Fire People for Being Gay or Transgender

As pride month, 2020 comes to a close, we at the Michigan Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence would like to applaud the decision made by the U.S. Supreme Court in Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia.  There, the Court held that employment discrimination against someone for being gay or transgender is discrimination on the… [ Read More ]

MCEDSV’s Official Statement On Jail and Prison Release and COVID-19

Contact: Sarah Prout-Rennie, JD MCEDSV Executive Director (517) 347-7000 EXT 14   ###  PRESS RELEASE April 6, 2020 For Immediate Release   MCEDSV STATEMENT ON JAIL AND PRISON RELEASE and COVID-19 The Michigan Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence (MCEDSV) represents over 73 domestic and sexual assault shelters and service providers. On behalf… [ Read More ]

Dealing With The Death Of An Offender

On January 26th, 2020, nine people – including basketball star Kobe Bryant, and his daughter Gianna – died in a horrific helicopter crash. While most of the world is mourning the loss of a basketball star and legend, others are struggling to navigate the complexities of Bryant’s legacy. Doting father (#girldad), loving husband, racial equity… [ Read More ]