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  • General Material
January 2015

Transgender FAQ

This page contains an introductory explanation of the term "Transgender," as well as other relevant terms such as gender identity, and the difference between gender and sexuality.
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  • General Material
January 2015

Increasing Language Access in the Courts Toolkit

This toolkit examines advocates’ observations about the court experiences of survivors with limited English proficiency, and offers guidance and resources to build systems change efforts for language accessibility.
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  • General Material
January 2015

NCAVP Intimate Partner Violence Report Toolkit

This toolkit is designed to bring attention to the fact that these resources for LGBTQ survivors of violence do exist, and that LGBTQ people have a right to services that are culturally specific and safe for them. 
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January 2015

Reclaiming What is Sacred: Addressing Harm to Indigenous Elders and Developing a Tribal response to Abuse in Later Life

Author(s): Lauren J. Litton, Victoria Ybanez
This paper, a resource for tribes and villages on how to create meaningful responses to abuse in later life, identifies specific guiding philosophies, cultural considerations, and potential action steps tribes and villages might wish to do when addressing abuse in later life in their communities.
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January 2015

Culture, Language, and Access: Key Considerations for Serving Deaf Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence

Author(s): Nancy Smith, Charity Hope
This document offers a framework for understanding and addressing the unmet needs of Deaf survivors that is rooted in a cultural and linguistic perspective.
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January 2015

Immigrant Families

This webpage includes strategies to assist immigrant workers with claiming their tax credits.
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January 2015

The New Boarding Schools: Racial biases in the state of South Dakota continue to fuel constant, willful violations of the Indian Child Welfare Act

The Lakota People’s Law Project's 35-page report reveals how private institutions and their relationships with those in the highest seats of power in South Dakota are responsible for the daily violations of the Indian Child Welfare Act and the systemic human rights abuses against the Lakota population in Indian Country.
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  • Training Tools
December 2014

Technology and Abuse in Later Life

This toolkit for older adults is designed with two goals in mind: to provide information about common technologies, including assistive technology, and to identify ways older adults can safeguard themselves from those who misuse technology to control, harass, stalk, and/or threaten them.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
November 2014

Domestic Violence and the Holidays: Promoting Wellness and Managing Stress

This Technical Assistance Guidance is intended to help domestic violence programs create the organizational support needed to better respond to the wellness needs of shelter staff during the holiday season.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
September 2014

Sheltering Transgender Women: Providing Welcoming Services

Author(s): Michael Munson
This Technical Assistance Guidance highlights effective strategies for integrating trans women into shelter, building on the knowledge that most shelter staff and allied professionals have already developed practice, familiarity, and skill in providing shelter services to women.
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  • General Material
April 2014

Transgender Visibility: A Guide to Being You

This guide was designed to help you and your loved ones through coming out and self identity process. Included are myths and facts about being a trans woman or trans man.
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  • General Material
January 2014

Justice for All: How Attorneys Can Successfully Win Custody Cases for Immigrant Survivors When There Is a Clash of Laws, Cultures, Custody and Parental Rights

Author(s): Carole Angel, Soraya Fata, Rocio Molina, Benish Anver, Leslye E. Orloff
This resource provides an overview of family law options for immigrants and immigrant victims, with a particular focus on how to address and respond effectively when immigration status, language access and other issues intersect in family court cases involving immigrants.