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Category: Blog – Featured

Advocating for Paid Leave and Affordable Childcare: A Mother’s Day Gift

By Aishwarya Sinha, Prevention Specialist at PCADV Mother’s Day is on May 12th this year, prompting us to consider: is one day of appreciation enough to address the inequities Moms face […]

‘Women’s history should be talked about every day’: Q & A with DVCCC’s CEO, Dr. Dolly Wideman-Scott

March 26, 2024, in recognition of Women’s History Month, PCADV had the pleasure of speaking with luminary advocate and pioneer Dr. Dolly Wideman-Scott (pronouns: she/hers/her). Dr. Dolly Wideman-Scott is a […]

Mass Layoffs and the Impact on Pay Equity

By Aishwarya Sinha, Prevention Specialist at PCADV Layoffs can have a multifaceted impact on pay equity, potentially exacerbating existing inequalities within the workforce. For survivors of domestic violence, economic security […]

Recent Supreme Court decision impacts the gender wage gap and survivors

In a major setback for American student borrowers, the Supreme Court ruled against the Biden administration’s initial plan to cancel up to $20,000 in student debt per borrower, stating it […]

Recognizing the Impacts of Intimate Partner Violence and Elder Abuse this Ageism Awareness Day

October 7 is Ageism Awareness Day. It’s an important day to work on shifting our attitudes toward older age and older people, as well as draw attention to the existence […]

The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act and its impact on pay equity

By Aishwarya Sinha & Kristen Herman

Prevention Spotlight: Michael Ritter

Hello everyone, the prevention team is pleased to present the latest edition of Spotlight, a resource to highlight local programs’ prevention efforts. A bi-monthly edition, Spotlight focuses on a particular […]

Alice, Darling & Anna Kendrick put coercive control in the spotlight

When you search for the movie Alice, Darling, it’s listed as a thriller/mystery movie. But make no mistake about it. It is a movie about domestic violence. 

PCADV’s Life-Saving Lethality Assessment Program Celebrates 10 Years

Ten years ago, thanks in part to grant funding from the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency, the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence (PCADV) implemented the Lethality Assessment Program (LAP). […]

Moms deserve more – including equal pay

The motherhood penalty is the cost a woman bears when she decides to have a child, and it is punishing.