Lynn Rosenthal is the White House Advisor on Violence Against Women. From 2000 to 2006, Ms. Rosenthal was the Executive Director and President of the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV). She also served as executive director of a local domestic violence shelter in North Florida and has led state domestic violence coalitions in Florida and New Mexico. While serving in the White House, Lynn has coordinated efforts to reduce domestic violence homicides, address domestic violence in the workplace, raise awareness about the effects of violence on youth, and improve the nation’s response to sexual violence. Lynn is a senior advisor to Vice President Biden and serves on the White House Council on Women and Girls.
Lynn Rosenthal's Posts
- December 17, 2010 at 1:06 PM EST
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee approved the International Violence Against Women Act (IVAWA), taking an important step towards improving women’s lives around the world.
- December 6, 2010 at 5:43 PM EST
The U.S. Senate reauthorized the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA) and the Family Violence Prevention and Services Act (FVPSA) - two important steps toward protecting victims of domestic violence and breaking the cycle of abuse
- November 24, 2010 at 12:20 PM EST
Vice President Biden highlights the Administration's commitment to ending violence against women.
- November 11, 2010 at 6:12 PM EST
Lynn Rosenthal, White House Advisor on Violence Against Women, and Tina Tchen, Director of the White House Office of Public Engagement and Executive Director of the Council on Women and Girls recently held a White House meetings with people from around the country to learn more how to end Domestic Violence, read this post to hear about the meeting.
- October 5, 2010 at 2:20 PM EST
Lynn Rosenthal, White House Advisor on Violence Against Women, discusses the Presidential proclamation naming October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month and the Vice President's recent remarks on the progress made in the 16 years since the passage of the Violence Against Women Act.
- September 23, 2010 at 4:56 PM EST
More than a hundred advocates and college students from around the country gather at the home of Vice President Biden to mark the 16th anniversary of the Violence Against Act (VAWA).
- July 29, 2010 at 4:13 PM EST
President Obama today signed the Tribal Law and Order Act -- an important step to help the Federal Government better address the unique public safety challenges that confront tribal communities.
- March 23, 2010 at 4:50 PM EST
As a result of health reform, women who are victims of domestic violence will have better access to health care and will no longer face pre-existing condition discrimination.
- February 2, 2010 at 9:00 AM EST
Lynn Rosenthal, the White House Advisor on Violence Against Women, details how the Obama Administration is keeping its commitment to combating violence and sexual assault against women in its Fiscal Year 2011 budget.
- January 18, 2010 at 10:20 AM EST
Lynn Rosenthal, White House Advisor on Violence Against Women, talks about the recent DOJ announcement that the department is strengthening its commitment to fighting crimes of violence against Native American women.