CVIC vice president appointed to state CAWS board

Therese Hugg

Therese Hugg, vice president of safety and therapy services with Community Violence Intervention Center (CVIC), has been appointed to the CAWS North Dakota board of directors.

CAWS North Dakota is the statewide sexual and domestic violence coalition for 20 crisis intervention centers including CVIC.

Hugg oversees CVIC’s largest program which provides safety and healing to approximately 1,500 people each year encompassing crisis services, shelter, stability programs, and therapy services. She manages more than 30 federal, state, and foundation grants totaling nearly $3 million annually.

“The collaboration among the state’s crisis intervention centers helps ensure victims and survivors receive vital supportive services. I look forward to strengthening our collective work as part of the CAWS board,” said Hugg.

With a bold mission to end violence in two generations, CVIC delivers vital safety and healing services to adults and children in the greater Grand Forks region experiencing trauma and educates youth and professionals about how to develop healthy relationships. In 2019, the Center provided support services to nearly 3,000 people and educated more than 15,000 students and adults throughout Grand Forks County