About Us

The Multicultural Immigrant Coalition Against Violence (MICAV) is a group of domestic and sexual violence agencies, social service organizations, and immigrant service providers working together to develop, promote, and enhance prevention and intervention initiatives.

It is culturally diverse, member driven and it values and nurtures people from all backgrounds

Goals of MICAV

  • To help the immigrant and refugee communities access efficient and appropriate domestic and sexual violence services
  • To provide domestic and sexual violence and immigrant service providers with training to become more effective resources for their clients and other organizations
  • To advocate for policies at the federal, state, and local levels to increase the rights and safety of immigrant survivors of domestic and sexual violence

Vision of MICAV

  • To increase immigrants’ access to efficient, culturally and linguistically appropriate domestic and sexual violence services
  • To work with service providers to increase resources for their clients and other organizations
  • To educate and support domestic violence, sexual assault and immigrant service providers

MICAV's Programs and Services

  • Training
  • Advocacy
  • Statewide networking
  • Identifying gaps in services
  • Network and resource support