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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
March 2013

Sexual Violence in the Lives of African American Women: Risk, Response, and Resilience

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This Applied Research paper reviews the sociohistorical context of Black women’s sexual victimization, the characteristics of Black rape survivors and their experiences, and the risk factors that elevate Black women’s vulnerability to rape and consequences thereof. Culturally sensitive techniques to promote resilience are offered.
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  • General Material
February 2013

The State of Alaska Task Force on the Crimes of Human Trafficking, Promoting Prostitution and Sex Trafficking Final Report and Recommendations

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The State of Alaska Task Force on the Crimes of Human Trafficking, Promoting Prostitution and Sex Trafficking was established by legislation in 2012 to do the following: (1) look at the prevalence of the crimes of human trafficking and sex trafficking in Alaska; (2) assess the current services available to victims of human and sex trafficking; and (3) make recommendations for ways to further assist victims. This report is the final culmination of the task force's work and includes the task force's final recommendations.
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  • General Material
February 2013

Dying To Be A Woman/Morir por ser Mujer

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This video provides details about the dangers that transwomen face when transitioning without adequate medical support. It also shares the graphic details of the death of a Latin@ transwoman highlighting the devastating impact of transphobia. This video was produced by the TransLatin@ Coalition, an organization that advocates for the specific needs of Trans Latin@ immigrants who reside in U.S. and plan advocacy strategies that would improve their quality of life. This video can be ordered free of charge on the TransLatin@ Coalition's website: translatinacoalition.org
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  • General Material
January 2013

Latina Advocacy Framework

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A diagram of the framework of Casa de Esperanza’s Latina Advocacy based on more than 30 years of direct work.
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  • General Material
January 2013

What will the renewal of VAWA change?

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This webpage provides information about changes in VAWA 2013 and how it addresses gaps in services and justice for all survivors.
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  • General Material
January 2013

Promoting the Development of Evidence-Based Practice: Líderes: An Evidence Based Curriculum

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This issue of Synergy is dedicated to immigration and child protection and custody issues in the context of domestic violence. This article highlights the Líderes program, a peer-education approach to raising awareness about domestic violence in Latino communities.
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  • General Material
January 2013

Addressing HIV Among African-Americans

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This resource addresses some of the root causes of HIV disparity in the Black community, and some of the interventions Ryan White grantees are using to close the gap.
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  • General Material
January 2013

Preventing sexual violence in Latin@ communities: A national needs assessment

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This comprehensive report details advocates needs related to sexual violence in Latin@ communities. For example, while 91.4% of advocates who responded to the national survey said their organization has identified demographics of their intended service population, just 19.3% thought that their clients served matched those demographics; also, participants consistently discussed the importance of creating culturally specific materials that truly reflect the culture of Latin@ and/or Spanish-speaking communities.” This report is also available in Spanish. 
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  • General Material
January 2013

TransVisible: Transgender Latina Immigrants in U.S. Society

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This study seeks to make visible the social and legal barriers that negatively impact the lives of many Trans Latina immigrants.
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  • General Material
January 2013

Realidades Latinas: A National Survey on the Impact of Immigration and Language Access on Latina Survivors

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This report provides an analysis of the results of a survey administered over a period of six weeks to over 1,300 Hotline callers who identified as Latin@ survivors of domestic violence. The questions were geared towards survivors’ experiences accessing services and demonstrated the challenges faced by survivors due to language access issues.
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  • General Material
January 2013

An Evidence-Based Leadership Intervention for Latina Survivors of Domestic Violence

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The Líderes program was created in 2003 in response to Latinas in the Twin Cities of MN asking for leadership opportunities in their communities. In 2006, Casa de Esperanza developed a curriculum for the Líderes and in 2011 it was adopted by Caminar Latino in Atlanta, GA, and adapted for women survivors of domestic violence.
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  • General Material
January 2013

Fuerza Unida (Strength United)

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This manual describes the community engagement process that was the foundation for Casa de Esperanza’s changes in philosophy and strategy. It encourages individuals to think critically about their approach to community engagement and the process that will be most effective for their organizations and communities.