Public Policy

End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin (WCADV) mobilizes advocates, survivors and concerned individuals to effect policy changes that will support survivors and end domestic violence. WCADV maintains strong relationships with state and federal legislators to ensure that the concerns and wisdom of survivors informs policy decisions. Our advocacy has yielded broad social and legal reform over the past 25 years.

picture of capitolWe work on a range of issues that affect domestic violence victims and victim advocates, with a focus on civil and criminal legal remedies, economic support and justice, and civil rights. Below are our current policy issue priorities.  You will also find information on how you can take action to support our efforts.

Legislative Alerts

You can sign up to receive legislative alerts, which will keep you up-to-date on how you can help bring about positive change for victims of domestic violence.  To sign up click here.

Social Media 

You can also keep tabs on what is happening at the State Capitol and other policy matters by "liking" us on Facebook and following us on Twitter.

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Selected Resources

Voting Guide for Advocates and Survivors

This guide is meant to help advocates assist their clients with the voting process. With recent law changes and court decisions, even the basics of how to cast a ballot can be very confusing  The guide covers voter registeration, ID requirements and determining where to vote.