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January 2014

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

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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

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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

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This report identifies the factors that promote healthy development in African American children.
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November 2013

Women and Natural Resources: Unlocking the Peacebuilding Potential

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This report analyzes the reasons behind this discrepancy, its implications for long-term peace and development and suggests some solutions.
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November 2013

Tribal Equity Toolkit: Tribal Resolutions and Codes to Support Two Spirit & LGBT Justice in Indian Country

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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. Tribal Equity Toolkit 2.0 includes updates and more resources.
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November 2013

Tribal Law and Order Commission Report: A Roadmap for Making Native America Safer

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This report provides the most comprehensive assessments ever undertaken of criminal justice systems services Native American and Alaska Native communities. It clears up many of the previous studies that lack the understanding of the Alaska criminal justice landscape and Alaska Native Indian law principles that are not in accordance with Lower 48 tribes and jurisdiction.
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October 2013

Intimate Partner Violence in New Jersey's African American Community: Findings and Recommendations of the New Jersey Domestic Violence Fatality and Near Fatality Review Board

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The goal of this report is to identify trends of domestic violence occurrence in the New Jersey African American community and provide culturally unique recommendations to reduce the outcomes of intimate partner homicide for African American victims.
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September 2013

The Devastating Impact of Human Trafficking of Native Women on Indian Reservations

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According to this testimony, Native women experience violent victimization at a higher rate than any other U.S. population. Congressional findings are that Native American and Alaska Native women are raped 34.1%, more than 1 in 3, will be raped in their lifetime, 64%, more than 6 in 10, will be physically assaulted. Native women are stalked more than twice the rate of other women. Native women are murdered at more than ten times the national average. Non-Indians commit 88% of violent crimes against Native women.
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August 2013

Transnational: TransLatin@s/Trans-Nacional: TransLatin@s

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Presenters discuss the barriers faced by Latin@ Transgender communities that reside in the U.S. They share information about the TransLatin@ Coalition and the work of this organization with and on behalf of Latin@ transgender communities in the U.S.
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July 2013

Addressing Oppression and Violence within the Latino Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Communities

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This webinar focuses on the intersections of homophobia, heterosexism and racism that often enhance negative stereotypes associated with being Latino and LGBT. The presenter discusses the impact of language on our anti-oppression work as well as other elements that complicate the experiences of victimization of members of the Latino LGBT communities.
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June 2013

Sharing Our Stories of Survival: Native Women Surviving Violence

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A general introduction to the social and legal issues involved in acts of violence against Native women. Sharing Our Stories of Survival explores stories and case-studies and statistics with a countervailing theme running through this extremely informative volume.
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May 2013

Insecure Communities: Latino Perceptions of Police Involvement in Immigration Enforcement

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This report presents findings from a survey of Latinos regarding their perceptions of law enforcement authorities in light of the greater involvement of police in immigration enforcement.