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“By Now We Should Know!” (Impromptu Re-cap of Key Players addressing [how to handle] Domestic Violence especially as it impacts Family Courts) (Apr 28 ~> June 22, 2019).

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“By Now We Should Know!” (Impromptu Re-cap of Key Players addressing [how to handle] Domestic Violence especially as it impacts Family Courts) (Apr 28 ~> June 22, 2019).  (short-link ending “-9NU,” post drafted as insert to “More Perspectives” in late April, under 4,000 words, for starters…). (now exactly 6,000 words; latest revisions for clarity and extra links, 6/23/2019).


re: ‘TWO HELPFUL LINKS’ — Image from TopRightSidebar, ‘GO TO POSTS’ widget, shows TOC 2019 & 2018 + ‘Key Posts 2012-2017’ (LGH, @ Sept. 1, 2019)

TWO HELPFUL LINKS added Sept. 1, 2019 (for recent subject matter overview):

 Table of Contents 2019, Family Court Matters’ Posts + Pages: January 1 – August 31 (so far). (Shortlink ends “-ayV.”  About 6,300 words,posted August 5, updated Aug. 31) (You can also link to this TOC post any time from the top right sidebar, under”GO TO: All Posts, incl. Sticky, Tables of Contents..” widget, which holds several boxes for navigating to specific important places (posts or pages, incl. the home page), and, 

(Table of Contents 2018, Posts and Pages.. (publ. 24Mar2019, short-link ends ‘9y7’)


This post (that you’re reading now) prepares people for another post, already written, which asks a hard, “what-if” rhetorical question.  I hope readers on considering that (coming post’s) rhetorical question have the integrity to consider where they may have been radically mis-led about the real purposes of family court reform/fix/correct movements.  Even though it may be embarrassing, confronting, or disturbing.

(WAS FINALLY PUBLISHED LAST WEEK OF AUGUST, 2019).


IF I COULD FIGURE THIS OUT 2006-2010, especially (and subsequently)…

If I could figure this out with what I was going through 2006 through 2010 especially (and subsequently) under the related conditions post-DV, post-overnight-custody-switch and all kinds of family betrayal, amid professional livelihood destruction, repeated stalking over the years, and at this point it seems about every other year, another lawsuit of some sort — when I don’t have the ongoing income to predict a future at times more than a half year, or a quarter-year in advance — then I know other, more consistently employed and less family-court-plagued individuals, including professionals such as lawyers, psychologists, law professors, psychology professors, state court administrators, and politicians could have chosen, IF not in on it, to figure it out and, for mutual public benefit and “out of the goodness in their hearts” share it.

And share it not just among the mutual professional circles within court-connected and cause-related [abuse prevention, etc.] fields, but also with the people they are charged to help, while dealing with the issues named and as reflected in the respective organization’s business names (i.e., “Family” or “Battered Women” or “Violence Prevention” etc.)…

What’s more, outside the professionals, there are plenty of women (and men) who have been in my situation who could’ve figured out and reported (blogged! spoken consistently) about the same things I did as just a human being with (I admit) at most times — some times a lot harder to access than others — access to the internet and (eventually) a laptop so that access wasn’t limited to library hours and time limits (where I lived, generally maximum 1 to 2 hours at a stretch)… And common sense enough to pay attention! 

“BY NOW, WE SHOULD KNOW!”

In fact (looking for a certain reference to include just before publishing this post), about a year ago, I see I went through it again last spring (May, 2018), even though at that time I was being gradually pushed out of temporary housing, and within just two or three months of having to flee the state:

Post title: How Relevant is AFCC — and Who, UNLIKE many ‘Crisis in (or ‘Enhance/Reform’) the Courts’ groups and associated professionals who won’t, in public or on-line — Acknowledges Its Existence and Significance? (started May 7, 2018) (Case-sensitive shortlink ending “-91l”; that’s two numbers, as in the year “1991” and a lower-case “L”) (Posting “as-is” about 5,680 words on Mothers’ Day (USA) May 13.  Subject to later updates for clarity and/or towards bottom of the post).

(I was also active on Twitter today with more links, documentation and as ever, reminder of terms in use in current fatherhood policy, particularly as involves Temple University-housed, Center for Policy Research-organized “FRPN.org” (also previously posted herein).  http://bitl.ly/2KVQHOi) {{<~~may be multi-Tweet/ a thread; see the whole thread if so and I tend to have attachments (media) to Tweets to explain them}}

This post will illustrate both those who won’t (while talking on the same topics) and those who, obviously do acknowledge AFCC when presenting at its conferences or listed among its ongoing board of directors or other activist members (i.e., on individual C.V.s)

That post has has some typos I see but its contents are still relevant.  Some emphases added.

I even found a post written almost exactly EIGHT years ago, featuring the general operations and co-operations among key organizations.  It doesn’t drill-down tax returns so much, but it does show tendencies and business relationships among them (reference, background, cream-colored, inside green borders added one day post-publication here);


Post Title with shortlink and enclosed comments added June, 2019. Post written eight years earlier.(This post came up in a search and I needed to add a “Read-More” link anyway).

OVW + BWJP-FVPF + PRAXIS + NCADV(s) + AFCC = same old, same old (with new names on the grant systems) Here’s why: [Publ. July 6, 2011]

[WordPress-generated, case-sensitive short-link here ends in just two characters, probably because it’s so early in this blog:  “-K7”].  As first published, about 10,800 words, incl. any & all quotes, image captions, tables, etc. //LGH June 23, 2019]

On review of this post, I see that perhaps the final ⅓ is quoting (at length) three sources on Irish Slavery, including “Tangled Roots’ “Barbadosed: Africans and Irish in Barbados” (2008, I think) from GLC.Yale.Edu, a center originally inspired when businessmen/history buffs G&L heard lectures by a Yale history professor David Brion Davis, who I now see died this past April after a long, productive life:”Prizewinning Historian of Slavery Dies at 92” NYT April, 2019.

Professor Davis wrote or edited 16 books, but paramount were the three that examined the moral challenges and contradictions of slavery and their centrality in American and Atlantic history. ~~|~~The first, “The Problem of Slavery in Western Culture” (1966), won a Pulitzer Prize and was a National Book Award finalist. The second, “The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Revolution, 1770-1823” (1975), won the National Book Award as well as the Bancroft Prize, one of the most prestigious in the study of American history. ~~|~~The last book of the trilogy, “The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Emancipation,” was published in 2014 as Professor Davis approached 90. It won the National Book Critics Circle Award…~~|~~President Barack Obama presented Professor Davis with a National Humanities Medal in 2014 for “reshaping our understanding of history,” as the citation said. ~~|~~The fundamental problem of slavery, Professor Davis wrote, “lay not in its cruelty or exploitation, but in the underlying conception of man as a conveyable possession with no more autonomy of will and consciousness than a domestic animal.”                                                          [ “~~|~~” = para. break omitted]

I was (and still am) pretty irritated at the exclusionary practices of the above-named groups in deciding how to solve “family” problems involving abuse; see concluding paragraph.  And there are many parallels between abuse and slavery.


Most of the July, 2011, post deals with and quotes the entities its title names (starting with the OVW as part of the US DOJ, the associated “entity” here is the U.S. federal government (with DOJ under its Executive, not Legal or Judicial Branch, despite the word “Justice” in the Department name); all other “entities” referenced are either nonprofits, or projects of them)..

I don’t know how many “re-caps” and reminders it’s going to take to sink in….or what it’ll take, but I write (in part) because I know for some, it’s not reminder — it’s news.  On hearing this news, some decisions might need to be made (unless you’re OK continuing to “float” and becoming a “floater” when it comes to effective strategy, or even figuring out what’s going on…. “just go with the closest flow that sounds friendly…  or go against the closest hostile currents around, and hope that’s got some real impact, makes a splash, makes a difference (etc.)….).


(Impromptu re-cap, with attention to the key players addressing “DV” aspect hitting family courts.)

By now people should also be aware of to what extent and HOW the “sleeper organization” Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (“AFCC”), working often in tandem with the better-known “National Council of Juvenile and Family Courts (“NCJFCJ”)## all but runs the family court system as we know it today …  

(I’m referring to in the USA, while aware of a longstanding intention to align practices across country lines, not to mention through private association influence as has already been taking place, across state lines.)

This Impromptu Recap isn’t going to post tax returns or extensive documentation, which are spread throughout the blog and searchable on it (or search even post titles throughout the blog). For the most part here, although there are some links and images, I’m going to just say it.
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Q1, 2018 Posts and “You Are Here,” on my Blog. Meanwhile, WE are Here, Collectively. (Or, from ‘Hewers of Wood + Drawers of Water’ To Functionally and Financially Illiterate** Consumers of Information, Products, and Social Services). (Publ. April 19, 2018)

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Full Post Title:Q1, 2018 Posts and “You Are Here,” on my Blog. Meanwhile, WE are Here, Collectively. (Or, From ‘Hewers of Wood + Drawers of Water’ To Functionally and Financially Illiterate** Consumers of Information, Products, and Social Services). (Publ. April 19, 2018) [Case-sensitive, WordPress-generated shortlink ends “-8X8” and this post ends after about 11,000 words]

**Explained more below in this post, and in a typical post. No apologies for failing to sugar-coat the news. Or for long sentences in the next few indented paragraphs, summarizing my understanding and explaining that comment. With additional “show-and-tell” relating to the rest of this post (and blog).

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CVE | BAMF |GIRDS | Hayat and Reading IRS Form 990s Too? C’mon!!, Let’s Get Honest, Whaddaya Want?

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After this August 1 post:  Family Counseling for De-Radicalization Programs/Home Base, Germany?  Daniel Koehler (Princeton/Free University Berlin) has a Grreat new Market Niche and References, courtesy 2015-formed “Center for Cyber and Homeland Security” (post published 8-1-2016) which came after events this summer involving “Munich” while I was writing on something else.   What I found exploring Munich and Strong Cities Network was disturbing enough to blog, at “Munich,” and the Strong Cities Network [ISIL/ISIS aren’t the only ones who want to control the World]. (Begun 7/22/2016).

Before then, I was minding my own business, writing about Social Science PolicySpeak and such things as “CFFPP” (the Center for Family and Public Practice, Illinois, then Wisconsin organization with backing by “JustGive” which just-so-happened to have recently blended operations with “JustGiving.org” — out of the UK.  Off-shoring, lightening-fast startups, while concealing the trail in hard-to-read IRS forms and/or sticking it all in one large Donor-Advised Fund (“DAF”) which all donors must “sign off on” to acknowledge they are relinquishing control once funds are received.  Meanwhile, the same organization (JustGive), as I recall, then claims it doesn’t monitor grants because they are “donor-advised.”

Clearly someone is “advising,” but the question is, who is monitoring, and after that, after any monitoring — who has the power to put, or will put any breaks onto illicit operations among nonprofits whose paperwork is impossible to track, or who simply start up in the US then move operations “offshore” and continue taking millions of dollars of funds which go to influence USA Social Policy on matters affecting our Department of Justice, Department of Health and Human Services, our prison populations, our custody and divorce matters, and the safety of children and their mothers in “Fatherhood 4.0, USA” which is about where it’s at currently.

I am again about three or four posts deep in draft on one basic topic. This one, started August 3, will be published today, August 9, and so I hope will the next one, which poses a good question:


If You Won’t Responsibly Notice, Detail and Come to any Conclusion on DOMESTIC Govt-Funded NGOs (Here, DAIP, BWJP in MN) and Databases (here, TAGGS.HHS.GOV, a 990-finder, and IRS Pub. 78 EOS Search), How Will You Stand Up for ANYONE’s Rights (incl. yours) under GLOBAL Govt-funded NGO Control?   {Being a Show and Tell post on what some digging for details unearths, and how disconcerting that is from “the experts” in the field.  It also shows a major, and consistently present, flaw on TAGG.HHS.GOV in which running a straight (basic) recipient search only revealed about ⅓ of the grants a search of the same organization’s name — but under “Advanced” — and the first result was around $8M.}

To be followed by one on the NGOs, is required reading when we have “Strong Cities Networks” and somehow an institute in “The State College of New Jersey” (Rutgers — and it’s one of 11 in the statewide network) sets up an institute one year, and the next year it’s suddenly an UNESCO affiliate with a funding partner on the opposite coast, and running programming in Mexico, Africa, and South Central Los Angeles, with a view towards standardization of how to do “peace and development” — focusing of course on youth.

What is an NGO?  Is the International Institute for Peace, that UNESCO affiliate at Rutgers an “NGO”?  In fact, What is Rutgers? (See State of NJ’s CAFR; in fact see Rutgers’ CAFR too) (Post status:  “imminent,” link will work once it’s published, not before.)

and from THAT one (may not be published today — or it may be), one on Soap, Exploitation, Colonization and what that’s got to do with (and how hypocritical considering the backing) when it comes to setting up in 2015 an International Institute on Inequalities at the London School of Economics.

I can easily connect that one, again, through financial backer government entities (a “nonpublic government body” was the term) with the Rockefeller Foundation’s early efforts to prioritize Social Science and formal study (with attached experts) of “Economics” for this country — and others.

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CUT it OUT!! — NO MORE!!! Federal HHS Grants to: Evangelical Church Plants, Abuse-Excusers, New Age Gurus, Spiritual Psychologists — ALL of Them! (Publ. Oct. 12, 2012)

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THIS POST TITLE IS:

CUT it OUT!! — NO MORE!!! Federal HHS Grants to: Evangelical Church Plants, Abuse-Excusers, New Age Gurus, Spiritual Psychologists — ALL of Them! (Publ. Oct. 12, 2012) (case-sensitive short-link ends: “-1aZ”)

(Post Title w/ Shortlink only added to the body of the post added ten years later… Well, April 9, 2022.  And I added the date to the Title itself (a habit established since then), limited the width to 700px, added the dark red border, and hope for the best.  One of the most significant tables (on Grant 90FM0001, which changed handlers (and states) mid-way, I added some background color because it sitll extends past the right margin. For those who will be more offended by reading Bible verses than by outrageous uses of federal grants and the laughable (literally) pretexts for doing so, you’re forewarned.  I quote Bible — but as a contrast to what many faith-based (sic) grantees’ owners and religious networks are (a) saying and (b) doing.


And, read the title — these grants aren’t limited to only the religious.  Anyone with a mind to exploit the opportunity seems welcome.


Personally, I find it sickening, as I found marriage to be one of THE most dangerous undertakings I did: and I’ve driven cross-country alone, taken long-distance (multi-state) bike trip alone, and (as of this update) got into a car with what would fit in it (at age 65…) — because I had to get out of the state fast and had already been put out of my housing — and drove East (alone) until several states were between me and (by then, my own) family line; only stopping when I was ready to, and in state I’d NEVER lived in before and had only one known contact in. //LGH


I got really irritated on looking a few of these groups pushing marriage curricula, and networking with their out-of-state-buddies (and HHS), and basically so long as the grants come, who cares about the integrity of the subject matter?

I’m a woman. I also am a mother.

The problem is Bipartisan — and neither political party is my friend right now.  Hypocrites!

Have you ever heard of “The RIDGE PROJECT” in Ohio?  I looked them up.  You should too.  there’s a reason it’s the wife’s name as principal grantee (principal investigator on the grant) here, and not the husband’s.  Using that DUNS# to get the total:

Recipient Name City State ZIP Code County DUNS Number Sum of Awards
RIDGE Project, Inc  Defiance OH 43512-2575 DEFIANCE 141622105 $ 8,543,666
RIDGE Project, Inc  Defiance OH 43512-2575 HENRY 141622105 $ 5,909,994

Why would a single entity with the same DUNS# in just one (probably small) Ohio town show up on TAGGS under two different county names (Defiance, Henry).  Hmmm.  Just asking (I asked this question during 2022 update when I noticed it.//LGH)

Why should this family receive $13 million of federal grants (not even loans), and my kids forfeit overnight, basically 100% of their child support arrears (about $10,000 at the time) during custody switch, and me – my self-sustaining profession and contact with them — because our Administration has bought the gender-based value system?   Huh?  I committed no crime, neither did my kids.

But this woman’s husband (below) was in jail.  I guess that means he can be used.  Forming this nonprofit, and doing as they were told, helped provide for her family.

Guess what he was in jail for…

To make this narrow, I”m leaving out the “Grantee Name,” all are RIDGE Project, Inc

Fiscl Year Prog Offc   St Award Title Action Issue Date CFDA  CFDA Program Name Principal Investigator DUNS  Sum of Actions
2012 OFA OH KEEPING FAITH (FAMILIES AND INMATES TOGETHER IN HARMONY) 09/27/2012 93086 Healthy marriage Promotion and Responsible Fatherhood Grants CATHERINE M TIJERINA 141622105 $ 2,500,000
2012 OFA OH KEEPING FAITH (FAMILIES AND INMATES TOGETHER IN HARMONY) 09/28/2012 93086 Healthy marriage Promotion and Responsible Fatherhood Grants CATHERINE M TIJERINA 141622105 $ 131,666
2012 OFA OH KEEPING FAITH – KEEPING FAMILIES AND INMATES TOGETHER IN HARMONY 09/27/2012 93086 Healthy marriage Promotion and Responsible Fatherhood Grants CATHERINE M TIJERINA 141622105 $ 1,500,000
2011 OFA OH KEEPING FAITH (FAMILIES AND INMATES TOGETHER IN HARMONY) 09/26/2011 93086 Healthy marriage Promotion and Responsible Fatherhood Grants Catherine M Tijerina 141622105 $ 2,500,000
2011 OFA OH KEEPING FAITH – KEEPING FAMILIES AND INMATES TOGETHER IN HARMONY 09/28/2011 93086 Healthy marriage Promotion and Responsible Fatherhood Grants Catherine M Tijerina 141622105 $ 1,500,000
2010 OFA OH PROMOTING RESPONSIBLE FATHERHOOD 09/27/2010 93086 Healthy marriage Promotion and Responsible Fatherhood Grants CATHERINE TIJERINA 141622105 $ 412,000
2009 FYSB OH COMMUNITY BASED ABSTINENCE EDUCATION 09/13/2009 93010 Community-Based Abstinence Education (CBAE) CATHERINE TIJERINA 141622105 $ 570,994
2009 OFA OH PROMOTING RESPONSIBLE FATHERHOOD 08/21/2009 93086 Healthy marriage Promotion and Responsible Fatherhood Grants CATHERINE TIJERINA 141622105 $ 412,000
2009 OFA OH PROMOTING RESPONSIBLE FATHERHOOD 09/24/2009 93086 Healthy marriage Promotion and Responsible Fatherhood Grants CATHERINE TIJERINA 141622105 $ 103,000
2008 ACF OH PROMOTING RESPONSIBLE FATHERHOOD 06/06/2008 93086 Healthy marriage Promotion and Responsible Fatherhood Grants CATHERINE TIJERINA 141622105 $ 0
2008 ACF OH PROMOTING RESPONSIBLE FATHERHOOD 09/14/2008 93086 Healthy marriage Promotion and Responsible Fatherhood Grants CATHERINE TIJERINA 141622105 $ 412,000
2008 FYSB OH COMMUNITY BASED ABSTINENCE EDUCATION 08/28/2008 93010 Community-Based Abstinence Education (CBAE) CATHERINE TIJERINA 141622105 $ 600,000
2007 ACF OH PROMOTING RESPONSIBLE FATHERHOOD 09/21/2007 93086 Healthy marriage Promotion and Responsible Fatherhood Grants CATHERINE TIJERINA 141622105 $ 412,000
2007 FYSB OH COMMUNITY BASED ABSTINENCE EDUCATION 09/16/2007 93010 Community-Based Abstinence Education (CBAE) CATHERINE TIJERINA 141622105 $ 600,000
2006 FYSB OH HRSA AE CONTINUATIONS 06/29/2006 93010 Community-Based Abstinence Education (CBAE) CATHERINE TIJERINA 141622105 $ 800,000
2006 MCHB OH SPRANS COMMUNITY –BASED ABSTINENCE EDUCATION 11/04/2005 93110 Maternal and Child Health Federal Consolidated Programs MRS. C. MARIE TIJERINA 141622105 $ 0
2006 OFA OH PROMOTING RESPONSIBLE FATHERHOOD 09/25/2006 93086 Healthy marriage Promotion and Responsible Fatherhood Grants CATHERINE TIJERINA 141622105 $ 400,000
2005 FYSB OH HRSA AE CONTINUATIONS 07/07/2005 93010 Community-Based Abstinence Education (CBAE) CATHERINE TIJERINA 141622105 $ 800,000
2004 MCHB OH SPRANS COMMUNITY –BASED ABSTINENCE EDUCATION 07/15/2004 93110 Maternal and Child Health Federal Consolidated Programs MRS. C. MARIE TIJERINA  141622105 $ 800,000

 

Four million in one year, two different grant series, if someone will go “fatherhood” as coached to:

FY Award Number Award Title Budget Year of Support Award Code Agency Action Issue Date DUNS Number Amount This Action
2012 90FK0026  KEEPING FAITH (FAMILIES AND INMATES TOGETHER IN HARMONY) 2 00 ACF 09-27-2012 141622105 $ 2,500,000 
2012 90FK0026  KEEPING FAITH (FAMILIES AND INMATES TOGETHER IN HARMONY) 2 01 ACF 09-28-2012 141622105 $ 131,666 
2012 90FO0005  KEEPING FAITH – KEEPING FAMILIES AND INMATES TOGETHER IN HARMONY 2 00 ACF 09-27-2012 141622105 $ 1,500,000 
Fiscal Year 2012 Total: $ 4,131,666

(Without going into more detail, this as an unusual case, and I did read a lot about it.  There’s also family strife between Catherine and her family over the matter).  I could be reading it wrong — but if a judge puts a man, a father, in jail at the state level — then why should a federal agency come in and essentially communicate to him, his wife, and his kids — that’s OK, we don’t really consider it legit? and pay off Mom to start this nonprofit promoting fatherhood?  From the Linkedin on C. Tijerina:

Nonprofit; 11-50 employees; Individual & Family Services industry

January 2000 – Present (12 years 10 months)

The RIDGE Project is a faith-based organization serving fathers, families and youth** in Ohio. Our mission is to establish a path of honor, discipline and integrity by way of education, motivation and inspiration in order to lead families into a future defined by hope, peace and righteousness for generations to come. We currently serve over 30,000 Ohio residents annually.

**$13 million focused on fathers for ONE nonprofit?

It’s also openly religious and into training, of course.  This is what I mean by “proselyte.”

The RIDGE Project offers support to other like-minded organizations, and provides training to other family-oriented programs. Additionally, we strive to inform individuals, communities, the media and local and national policy makers of the importance of strong families. Our outreach is founded on Jesus Christ and based upon biblical principles. We focus on reaching people where they are and training them to address the everyday challenges they face”

They’re working on the store/merchandise page (note:  I blogged this earlier, I think.  It had items for sale.  Maybe their income has warranted a website facelift?)


Here’s another federal grantee in Tennessee (First Things First, Baumgardner) also related to NARME (where they help get each other HHS marriage, etc. grants), helping promote other grantee recipients.  I caught two on this page, including Tijerna:

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