Introduction of FVPSA 2019-The National Domestic Violence Hotline

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โ€œThe National Domestic Violence Hotline (The Hotline) and its dating abuse, prevention, and education project for youth,ย loveisrespect,ย is authorized through the Family Violence Prevention and Services Act (FVPSA). For more than 21 years, FVPSA has provided critical funding that has allowed us to answer more than five million calls, texts, and chats from people affected by intimate partner violence,โ€ said Katie Ray-Jones, chief executive officer of The Hotline. โ€œMillions of survivors depend on our organization for resources and support, and the successful reauthorization of FVPSA with key improvements will ensure that we are able to continue to provide this life-saving support to survivors. We commend Sen. Casey and Sen. Murkowski for their continued commitment to all survivors through the introduction of the bipartisan Family Violence Prevention and Services Improvements Act of 2019.โ€

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