Ascend Justice prioritizes advocacy efforts through agency investment and supports the advocacy efforts of other organizations around the following categories:

  • Priorities
    • Child welfare
    • Systems-impacted survivors, criminalization of survivors, and women’s incarceration
    • Access to justice
    • Constitutional rights of parents
    • Civil orders of protection
    • Any other category that directly intersects with gender-based violence and domestic violence
  • Support
    • Immigration
    • Poverty
    • Mental Health
    • Domestic Relations
    • Economic Justice

Updated November 2021

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