Legal Policies

Advocating for Change

Our purpose is to create a world free of oppression where actions, beliefs & systems support all people to thrive.

Our 2024 Policy Agenda

  • Addressing coercive control in abuse
  • Campus sexual violence responses and prevention
  • Addressing survivor needs in human trafficking statutes
  • Addressing harassment and discrimination in educational settings
  • Investments in affordable housing and homelessness prevention
  • Paid family and medical leave
  • Financial literacy resources and programming for survivors
  • Sustainable funding for core victim services
  • A reform and trauma-informed approach to replacing the women’s correctional facility
  • Funding for sustainable Domestic Violence Accountability Programming

Make Your Voice Heard

Survivors of harassment, campus sexual violence, and homelessness face significant legal hurdles, highlighting the urgent need for a more supportive and responsive legal system to address their needs.

We are proud to support the work of the Vermont Coalition to End Homelessness (VCEH), VT FamLi, and Vermont Affordable Housing Coalition (VAHC).