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C.A.V.

CRUSADE AGAINST VIOLENCE

About Crusade Against Violence (C.A.V.)

C.A.V. is a non for profit organization founded for the main purpose of providing legal aid and assistance to victims of violent crimes.

Brief History of CAV

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In August 21,1991 at the Intercontinental Hotel in Makati, the late Atty. Romulo Villa formally launched Crusade Against Violence (CAV). Its founding members are Vivian and Anders Hultman, siblings Grace and Ellis Maguan and Prosecutor Ernesto Bernabe.

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CAV started with 75 families in 1991 and to date active membership totaled 616. The first advocacy work, under the leadership of Anders Hultman as its first President, was the re-establishment of the death penalty - It was signed into law in 1993 and took effect 1994.

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In 1997, under the leadership of Carina Agarao, CAV’s overall direction was revisited with new focus, which is now on the achievement of peaceful communities while pursuing to achieve justice.

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The new set of officers for 2003-2004 headed by Gerry Villa vows to intensify networking and partnership in furtherance of CAV’s mandate.

CAV OFFICERS:

Gerarda H. Villa (Chairman/President) ~ Thelma J. Chiong (National Vice-President) ~ Ellen Gran (Vice-President - Luzon) ~ Ana Payumo (Secretary) ~ Ana Lobo (Asst. Secretary) ~ Herminia Mendoza (Treasurer) ~ Marlene Bathan (Asst. Treasurer) ~ Apple Morato (Auditor).
 

 

Goals:
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To empower CAV members through continuing education on the Criminal Justice system.

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To Initiate outreach programs to raise awareness on the criminal justice system.

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To provide full support in legal and psychosocial aspects to CAV members and victims of injustice.

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To Initiate livelihood programs for needy CAV members victims & survivors.

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To monitor cases filed and status with the law enforcement authorities to the prosecution to the trial and appellate courts.

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To undertake jail inspection to ensure detainees and convicted criminals do not get privileges.

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To coordinate with congress for repeal/ amendment/ enactment of laws for improvement of the delivery of justice.

• To organize local chapter to bring CAV closer to the people with end in view of addressing needs of marginalized sector.

CAV ACTIVITIES & UPDATES BULLETIN BOARD

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