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The Oregon Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence (OCADSV) is a non-profit organization that was founded in 1978. The Coalition is a feminist organization made up of programs across the state of Oregon, who serve survivors of domestic and sexual violence. Our undertaking has been to provide technical assistance, training, public education to local crisis centers and their communities; engage in systems advocacy; and support multi-disciplinary efforts to develop agency protocols. These activities promote recognition of sexual assault and domestic violence, enhance systemic responses to victims and their families, and support innovative approaches to ending domestic and sexual violence.
We view the commitment to social change as necessary to end violence against women and children, as well as to end oppression of all people. The Coalition promotes the belief that all women have the inherent right to make their own decisions concerning lifestyles, sexuality, sexual orientation, education, employment, reproductive matters and spirituality. We are committed to supporting and involving underserved communities as well as upholding standards for anti-racism work.
Our mission is to promote equity and social change in order to end violence for all communities. We seek to transform society by engaging diverse voices, supporting the self-determination of survivors and providing leadership for advocacy efforts.
Collective action grows from increased awareness; as we continue our path in this new millennium, the Coalition will continue our commitment to keeping women and children safe from violence.