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Deaf Victims/Survivors: A Guide to Effective Service Delivery

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This resource is intended to help the staff of domestic violence programs better understand the needs of Deaf/HOH victim/survivors and provide services in ways that appropriately meet those needs.
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LGBTQ Abusive Relationships

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This fact sheet presents information about dating and domestic violence among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, and queer (LGBTQ) young people and the obstacles faced by LGBTQ youth in seeking help.
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Resources for Working with Immigrant Women

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This page contains information and suggestions to make domestic violence services more accessible for immigrant women.
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ASL Immersion: Deaf Culture Membership

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This web page depicts and explains another way of looking at the deaf/Deaf worlds that includes four levels: deaf people in isolation, the Deaf community, Deaf culture, and the Deaf Ethnicity.
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Transgender Basics

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This short film provides interviews with individuals self-identified as transgender or genderqueer. It also presents an overview of the spectrum of gender identity and sexual orientation.
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Safety Plan for Immigrant Women who are Victims of Domestic Violence

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This safety plan is a self-help plan for immigrant victims of domestic violence.
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Identifying and Assisting LGBT Elder Abuse Clients: A Guide for Abuse Professionals

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This guide contains information for advocates on identifying and working with LGBT specific elder abuse. The guide covers terms, historical factors related to LGBT elders, new rights and protections for LGBT elders and suggested practices in working with LGBT older adults.
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The Indian Child Welfare Act: A National Law Controlling the Welfare of Indigenous Children

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The affect of the situation to indigenous nations, who were losing children by the thousands, was essentially cultural genocide. Exposure of the problem and its causes imposed strong pressure on the United States government to address native child welfare law.
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Vita Sites And Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)

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This webpage provides information and links to resources about VITA Sites and EITC in Native Communities.
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Workers' Rights Information

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This webpage provides comprehensive information about immigrant workers’ rights, including employment eligibility, discrimination, E-Verify, and more.
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Improving Services and Outreach to the Latino Community

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The article suggests that programs evaluate their effectiveness in addressing specific Latino community needs, recognize and address barriers to serving Latino communities, and learn about diversity within Latino communities. The article also suggests eliminating stereotypes, developing organization wide language competency, and ensuring that all staff have a duty to serve all members of the community. Available in both English and Spanish.
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Etiquette Tips for Working with Deaf/Hard of Hearing Individuals

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This one-pager offers tips for hearing advocates to engage in effective, respectful communication with Deaf or hard of hearing individuals.