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Legislative Advocacy

In addition to the services we provide, we work to combat sexual and domestic violence by raising awareness and advocating for federal and local policy change that supports survivors and contributes to violence prevention.

Legislative Priorities:

*HD1844/SD1975: An Act to improve protections relative to domestic violence

Lead Sponsors: Reps. Natalie Higgins and Tram Nguyen & Sen. Michael Moore

*HD2611/SD2054: An Act relative to controlling and abusive litigation

Lead Sponsors: Rep. Natalie Blais & Sen. Michael Moore

*HD625/SD675: An Act improving protections for sexual assault survivors

Lead Sponsors: Rep. Tram Nguyen and Rep. Higgins & Sen. Robyn Kennedy

HD83/SD724: An Act relative to transmitting indecent visual depictions by teens and the unlawful distribution of explicit images

Lead Sponsors: Rep. Jeffrey Roy & Sen. John Keenan

*HD639/SD1531: An Act Supporting Survivors of Trafficking and Abuse and Encouraging Increased Access to Opportunities Through Expungement and/or Sealing of Records

Lead Sponsors:  Reps. Tram Nguyen and Christine Barber & Senators Adam Gomez and Liz Miranda

SD1592/HD3625: An Act Promoting Housing Opportunity and Mobility through Eviction Sealing (HOMES)

Lead Sponsors: Sen. Lydia Edwards and Rep. Mike Moran

HD799/SD661: An Act Establishing a Jail and Prison Construction Moratorium

Lead Sponsors: Rep. Chynah Tyler & Sen. Joanne Comerford

HD3616/SD1066: An Act Relative to Language Access and Inclusion

Lead Sponsors: Reps. Adrian Madaro and Carlos González & Sen. Sal DiDomenico

HD.3874/SD.2199: An Act Relative to Healthy Youth

Lead Sponsors: Sen. Sal DiDomenico & Reps. James O’Day and Vanna Howard

HD.2459/SD.1937: An Act to Protect the Civil Rights and Safety of All Massachusetts Residents (Safe Communities Act)

Lead Sponsors: Senators James B. Eldridge and Liz Miranda & Reps. Ruth Balser and Manny Cruz

Visit the Volunteer With Us page to learn how to get involved!

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