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Ensuring Access to Services for Survivors with Limited English Proficiency: Frequently Asked Questions

This is a compilation of answers to frequently asked questions regarding Title VI of the Civil Rights Act, which requires all programs that receive federal funds to take reasonable steps to ensure meaningful access to individuals with Limited English Proficiency.
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The Indian Child Welfare Act: A National Law Controlling the Welfare of Indigenous Children

Author(s): Tonya Gonnella Frichner
The affect of the situation to indigenous nations, who were losing children by the thousands, was essentially cultural genocide. Exposure of the problem and its causes imposed strong pressure on the United States government to address native child welfare law.
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Teen Dating Violence Curriculum for Asian/Asian American Youth

ATASK’s teen dating violence for Asian youth curriculum encourages teens from Asian/Asian American communities to think about stereotypes, prejudice, discrimination and its correlation with domestic violence. For a copy of the curriculum, please contact the Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence at 617-338-2350.
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Cultural Competency Curriculum for Disaster Preparedness and Crisis Response

This online curriculum is designed to equip disaster and crisis volunteers and personnel with the awareness, knowledge, and skills needed to provide culturally and linguistically appropriate services to diverse communities during all phases of disaster.
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In Our Own Voice: African American Stories of Oppression, Survival and Recovery in Mental Health Systems

Author(s): Vanessa Jackson
This guide provides historical highlights regarding African-American survivors and mental health treatment in America; explores the themes shared in the collected oral histories; provides strategies for using history projects as a tool for personal and community healing and social change; and includes resources to assist you in starting your own history project.
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What You Should Know About Violence and Harassment Against LGBT Individuals

This factsheet contains information on violence and harassment against LGBT individuals. Topics covered include LGBT youth violence and harassment, likelihood of experiencing violence and harassment for transgender people, LGBT couples and intimate partner violence, health impacts, and intersectionality of race and LGBT identity.
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Developing a Language Access Plan for Your Agency

This tip sheet clearly lists the steps that shelters can take to develop a language access plan for Limited English Proficiency persons.
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Culture as a Resource for Organizational Development

Author(s): Atum Azzahir
This article highlights a culturally-based organizational structure developed from the perspective of culturally specific organizations. Additionally, the article explores cultural foundations for leadership development, management/administration, governance and organizational accountability using a lens that integrates cultural realities and considerations.
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Danger Assessment for Immigrant Women (DA-I)

Author(s): Jill Theresa Messing, Nancy Glass, Jacquelyn C. Campbell
The revised Danger Assessment (DA-I) is a culturally competent adaptation for use with immigrant women and is intended to predict reassault in abusive relationships.
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Te Invito: Engaging Men to Prevent Violence toolkit

The toolkit is a comprehensive resource for working with Latino men in the U.S. with original audio-visual materials in Spanish and English that can be used in local campaigns. It also includes sections on the rationale for working with Latino men, cultural consideration for doing the work, and ideas on how to take action at the individual and institutional levels. The toolkit also includes a collection of tools and materials for working with Latino men that have been developed by various organizations in the U.S. and in Latin-America.
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The Sexual Abuse to Prison Pipeline: The Girls’ Story

Author(s): Yasmin Vafa , Rebecca Epstein, Lindsay Rosenthal , Malika Saada Saar
This report explores the sexual abuse to prison pipeline in which girls are arrested and incarcerated after they are sexually abused by mapping out key points in the pipeline.