Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence


Communications Project

The strategic use of communications is integral to raising public awareness about domestic violence. We strive to end domestic violence by building a social intolerance for abuse. The Communications Project develops resources for the media to improve the accuracy of domestic violence coverage. 

Covering Domestic Violence 

Our resources for reporters include our most current statistics and tips for covering domestic violence crimes. Share this valuable information with your local media outlets.

Refuse To Abuse®

RTA logoThe Seattle Mariners partner with WSCADV in our Refuse To Abuse® ad campaign to prevent domestic violence. Each year popular Mariners players and Managers serve as spokesmen for the campaign. 

2013 Refuse To Abuse® Ads

Join us at the Refuse To Abuse® 5k at Safeco Field!