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DVRP Call to Action: Dismantling Anti-Blackness in our Communities

Call to Action for our A/PI Community Dear our A/PI community and Partner Organizations,  The Domestic Violence Resource Project (DVRP) works to end gender-based violence by dismantling the root causes of violence stemming from racism, xenophobia, and white supremacy. We are acutely aware of how anti-Black racism including racial profiling, biases, surveillance, and discrimination are […]

About DVRP

Since 1996, the Asian/Pacific Islander Domestic Violence Resource Project (DVRP) has provided services to survivors of domestic violence in Washington DC, Maryland and Virginia.  Our mission is to address and prevent domestic violence in Asian/Pacific Islander (A/PI) communities. DVRP is a non-hierarchical organization which is built upon mutual respect, shared responsibility, trust and equality, and […]

Our Structure

DVRP is a non-hierarchical organization, comprised of women and men who are committed to ending domestic violence in the A/PI community in the DC area. (more…)

Our History

In 1995, a diverse group of A/PI women came together to discuss the issue of domestic violence in the A/PI community and the resources available to assist survivors. These women, the Founders of DVRP, surveyed area service providers in order to determine whether A/PI survivors of domestic violence were accessing services and what local agencies […]