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Reproductive Justice In Action

Author(s): Rebecca Jordan-Young, Lucy Trainor, Janet Jakobsen
This report explores the ways in which organizations led by women of color are elaborating reproductive justice in connection with economic justice.
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Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibiting employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin
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Reproductive Justice 101: A Select History

This Reproductive Justice 101 interactive timeline - from 1654 onward - is a great tool for starting dialogues within organizations about the issue.
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Underserved Teen Victims Initiative: A Case Study Guide

This guide highlights the campaign activities of each site chosen to participate in the Underserved Teen Victims Initiative program, offering a unique look into each site’s work and celebrates its passion for teen victim outreach.
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50 Messages 50 Faces

Promotores from the Entre Amigos group starred in the bilingual video "50 Messages 50 Faces" as part of their on-going campaign to challenge social norms that perpetuate violence against women.
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Praxis Safety & Accountability Audit Tool Kit

This toolkit is a critical how-to guide for communities assessing their institutional responses to violence against women.
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Sexual Violence Against Asian and Pacific Islander Women Training Manual

Author(s): Firoza Chic Dabby
This training manual describes the different types of sexual violence perpetrated against Asian and Pacific Islander women. Skits and discussion questions are included to help advocates understand sexual violence in vulnerable populations.
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African-American Women and Abortion

Author(s): Loretta J. Ross
This essay reviews the activism of African-American women in the abortion rights movement, highlighting the past fifty years.
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Tribal Equity Toolkit: Tribal Resolutions and Codes to Support Two Spirit & LGBT Justice in Indian Country

This toolkit contains resources to support tribal equity of two spirit and LGBT people. Topics covered include marriage, domestic partnerships and civil unions, children, employment, housing, education, health and end of life care, and hate and bias related crimes.
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The Facts on Immigrant Women and Domestic Violence

This fact sheet offers some statistics about immigration and domestic violence, and describes some of the financial, cultural, and linguistic barriers that may deter immigrant women from seeking services.
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Resources for Working with Immigrant Women

This page contains information and suggestions to make domestic violence services more accessible for immigrant women.
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Latina Portrait: Latina Queer Women in Chicago

In 2006 the board of directors of Amigas Latinas initiated the Proyecto Latina: Descubriéndonos survey project in order to document and make known the unique experiences and challenges that Latina LGBTQQ women face in Metropolitan Chicago. This report documents the key findings from the project.