Standpoint (formerly the Battered Women's Legal Advocacy Project) is the premiere legal resource for domestic and sexual violence victims/survivors, as well as those who work with survivors including advocates, attorneys and other system professionals. Standpoint provides direct representation and legal information to survivors of violence. Standpoint also provides extensive training, litigation support and expert legal support to those working with victims of domestic and sexual violence across the state of Minnesota. Standpoint exists to promote justice for, and to respond effectively to the constantly evolving needs of domestic and sexual violence victims.
The Battered Women's Legal Advocacy Project will hold it's annual Journey of Hope Happy Hour and Silent Auction on Wednesday October 26th from 5:30 to 8 pm at the Atlas Grill, 200 S. 6th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55403. Tickets are available at Brown Paper Tickets
BWLAP is hiring a staff attorney!
BWLAP is hiring a staff attorney with immigration focus
BATTERED WOMEN’S LEGAL ADVOCACY PROJECT IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE REGISTRATION IS OPEN FOR NEW LAWS 2016 The New Laws training program began 23 years ago in response to the request of battered women’s advocates for concise, accurate information on the changes in domestic violence law each year. This training program is designed for those who want to be kept informed about the most recent changes to state and federal statutes and case law that affect battered women and children in Minnesota.
There are many ways to help support BWLAP programming.
Computer use can be monitored and is impossible to completely clear. If you are in danger, please use a safer computer and/or call Day One Minnesota's Domestic Violence Crisis Line at: 1.866.223.1111