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January 2015

The New Boarding Schools: Racial biases in the state of South Dakota continue to fuel constant, willful violations of the Indian Child Welfare Act

The Lakota People’s Law Project's 35-page report reveals how private institutions and their relationships with those in the highest seats of power in South Dakota are responsible for the daily violations of the Indian Child Welfare Act and the systemic human rights abuses against the Lakota population in Indian Country.
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January 2015

Black Women and Reproductive Health: Fast Facts

This fact sheet includes statistics on health insurance, barriers to safe abortions, and perceptions with respect to black women and their reproductive health.
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January 2015

Facts about Teen Dating Violence

This fact sheet includes statistics and other useful information to assist the reader in understanding this issue as it relates to Latin@ youth.
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January 2015

Reclaiming What is Sacred: Addressing Harm to Indigenous Elders and Developing a Tribal response to Abuse in Later Life

Author(s): Lauren J. Litton, Victoria Ybanez
This paper, a resource for tribes and villages on how to create meaningful responses to abuse in later life, identifies specific guiding philosophies, cultural considerations, and potential action steps tribes and villages might wish to do when addressing abuse in later life in their communities.
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January 2015

Líderes Comunitarias: Evaluation of Community Workshops on Domestic Violence

Author(s): Rosemarie L. Macias
This dissertation describes a study conducted in the Atlanta, Georgia area of a peer workshop on domestic violence for Latina community members led by local Latina survivors of domestic violence.
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November 2014

Recourse for Trafficked Native Women in the Duluth Harbor

Author(s): Christine Stark
In this article, the author first discusses how Native women, girls, and boys have been sold for sex on ships in the Duluth Port in Minnesota, an issue she previously wrote about in a report entitled "Garden of Truth: The Prostitution and Trafficking of Native Women in Minnesota."
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September 2014

Immigrant Women in the United States: A Portrait of Demographic Diversity

This document provides information on the 18.9 million immigrant women living in the United States in 2008.
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May 2014

Human Trafficking & Native Peoples in Oregon: A Human Rights Report

Author(s): Hayley Weedn, Joseph Scovel, Jason Juran
The report focuses specifically on Native populations within Oregon. Its focus is one of a human rights legal fact-finding report that sets out to measure whether federal, state, and local government officials are meeting their obligations under international, national and state law in prosecuting traffickers, protecting survivors, and preventing trafficking as it involves the Native population in Oregon.
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January 2014

Ensuring Meaningful Access for Survivors with Limited English Proficiency (LEP)

Author(s): Rosie Hidalgo
According to the U.S. Census, over 25 million people over the age of five living in the United States speak a language other than English, and do not speak English very well. In order to carry out enhanced safety planning, ensure meaningful access to services, and provide critical information to assist survivors in making informed choices, it is imperative to ensure meaningful access to services for ALL survivors.
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January 2014

Population Fact Sheet: Hispanics/Latinos

This resource addresses some of the root causes of HIV disparity in the Latino community, and some of the interventions Ryan White programs are using to close the gap.
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January 2014

Task Force Report on Resilience and Strength in African-American Children and Adolescents

This report identifies the factors that promote healthy development in African American children.
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January 2014

Mistreatment of Latino Elders

This research brief synthesizes the latest available information and research relating to the mistreatment of Latino elders, providing insight into general cultural beliefs, views, norms, of Latinos and how they relate to and influence elder mistreatment.