Snow did not deter new grantees from attending Winter 2011 New Grantee Orientation in Washington, D.C.

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Nineteen new campuses arrived in Washington, D.C. as part of the United States Department of Justice (DOJ), Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) Campus Grants New Orientation Meeting.  Orientation is an opportunity for new recipients of the OVW Grant to Reduce Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence and Stalking on Campus to understand (1) learn the grant objective (2) meet the coalition of technical assistance providers (3) how to navigate federal government grant management systems, and (4) engage with colleagues from across the United States combatting sexual violence on campus.