The coalition envisions Deaf communities coming together to end power based personal violence.


The coalition's mission is to build violence-free Deaf Communities by promoting awareness, policies, advocacy, safety, justice and healing. 

Position Statement

DAVC is a national organization committed to ending power based personal violence, including but not limited to: domestic violence, intimate partner violence, sexual violence, stalking, and human trafficking within Deaf communities. The Coalition shall focus its energies on supporting anti-oppression, anti-violence, and social justice endeavors. The Coalition centers this work from a Deaf perspective, creating deep cultural and linguistic capacity for all members of Deaf communities.