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Anna Marjavi

Anna Marjavi
Anna Marjavi has worked with Futures Without Violence since 1999. As a Program Director, Anna provides technical assistance and program development consultation to cities, states, and American Indian/Alaska Native communities across the U.S. on addressing violence against women, children, and families. Between 2002-2009, she managed the Indian Health Service/Administration for Children and Families Domestic Violence Project, piloting domestic violence system change work in over 100 Indian/Tribal/Urban healthcare facilities in partnership with community-based advocacy programs. Anna currently provides technical assistance to the Rosebud Sioux Tribe and Chippewa-Cree Tribe to address children’s exposure to violence as part of the Department of Justice’s Defending Childhood Initiative. She also works with seven Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) supported community health centers and Family Violence Prevention and Services Act (FVPSA) supported domestic violence programs to expand their capacity to support survivors and victims of domestic violence as part of a national pilot project. Anna manages the biennial National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence and the National Health Resource Center on Domestic Violence. Prior to working with FUTURES, Anna worked with the Human Rights Campaign and the Alliance for Justice, and as a volunteer with Communities United Against Violence, Project Open Hand, and Friends of the Urban Forest. She also volunteers as a coach for a middle school girls' softball team and previously coached a youth baseball team. Anna received her BA in political science from Lewis & Clark College in Portland, OR.

Did You Know That Sexual Assault Can Happen in Relationships Too?

Did you know that many of sexual assaults occur in the context of a romantic relationship (husband and wife, partners, or dating)? Here are some questions to ask to see if you are experiencing abuse.