Through advocacy, Ascend Justice aims to safeguard systems for survivors, radically transform existing systems and rebuild new systems in order to reduce systemic harm and meet the needs for safety, stability, wellbeing, connection, and healing of individuals, families, and communities impacted by gender-based violence and systems, including the child welfare system.

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