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January 2013

Creative Strategies for Outreaching and Working Effectively with Immigrant Survivors of Sexual Violence in the Workplace

In light of immigration enforcement and the economic climate, now more than ever, immigrant women are vulnerable to experiencing sexual violence in the workplace. Across the country, immigrant-working women with and without work authorization are subjected to adverse working conditions and victimization at alarming rates. During this webinar, presenters focus on creative community organizing and screening and outreach strategies to identify survivors. This webinar also introduces basic legal remedies available.
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January 2013

Addressing HIV Among African-Americans

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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January 2013

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

Author(s): Josie V. Serrata
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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January 2013

Fuerza Unida (Strength United)

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.
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October 2012

A Dual Disenfranchisement: How Voter Suppression Denies Reproductive Justice to Women of Color

Author(s): Elizabeth Chen
This report situates women of color in the United States today, their current electoral impact, and the methods being used to disenfranchise people of color throughout the country and explores connections between this voter suppression and reproductive justice.
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June 2012

Domestic Violence Fatalities Involving Native People in Washington State

This brief presents data on homicides in Washington State involving Native American victims and perpetrators, and domestic violence homicides on tribal land.
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February 2012

Native American Women’s Health Education Resource Center Indigenous Women’s Dialogue Roundtable Report On The Accessibility of Plan B® As An Over The Counter (OTC) Within Indian Health Service

What does it mean for a Native American woman to be denied information after a sexual assault that could prevent an unwanted pregnancy; to not be informed of, or offered, Emergency Contraception and at a later date be faced with the dilemma of a pregnancy from a rape?
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January 2012

Rape on the Reservation Media Report

One in three Native American women will be raped in her lifetime. Correspondent Mariana van Zeller travels to Rosebud Reservation in South Dakota, where sexual assault and violence against women has escalated to murder.
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January 2012

The Facts on Violence Against American Indian/Alaskan Native Women

American Indian women living on Indian reservations experience unique challenges that intensify the epidemic of violence against them. Accurate statistical data quantifying incidences of violence against women on reservations, or “Indian country,” is in small quantity.
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January 2012

Alaska Rural Justice and Law Enforcement Commission Report and Recommendations

They represent multi-dimensional challenges that have stymied rural communities for decades. Residents of these remote communities, the majority of whom are Alaska Native, continue to face high rates of alcohol abuse, juvenile suicide and family violence/sexual assault, often simultaneously struggling to maintain order in their communities without a law enforcement presence physically located in those communities.
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January 2012

Outreach to Underserved Teen Victims of Crime: Chart a Course for Expanding Victim Services to Youth

This guidebook provides an overview of the challenges faced in conducting outreach to under served teen victims of crime and highlights examples of the various projects and resources developed and implemented in local communities in the Under served Teen Victims Initiative.
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January 2012

Toward Healthy and Whole: Rethinking Gender and Transformation for Bois of Color

This document describes the Brown Boi Project approach to gender transformation. Gender transformative learning builds an environment where mental health resources are de-stigmatized, new models for masculinity emerge, and boys of color are able to develop an empowering sense of self.