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State funding increases Anew allocation for domestic violence work

A boost in state funding is nearly doubling the allocation for work by Anew: Building Beyond Violence & Abuse. The agency will receive close to $1.1 million.  

Jennifer Gabrenya, executive director of Anew, said the decision by the Illinois Department of Human Services to increase the funding for domestic violence work comes after an intensive lobbying campaign and great advocacy work by the Illinois Coalition Against Domestic Violence during the last legislative session.

“This is a once-in-a-generation opportunity and it is thrilling to be a part of it,” said Gabrenya who . . .

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