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November 2016

HIV/AIDS Fact Sheet

This resource includes the causes and symptoms of AIDS, as well as how to test for and diagnose HIV.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
October 2016

Keeping Your Cup Full: Self-Care is Essential to Trauma Informed Advocacy

Author(s): Vanessa Timmons
This webinar offers strategies for dealing with daily work related stress, increases awareness of the issue of vicarious trauma, and provides ideas in order to gain organizational support to help sustain and support those working with survivors of trauma
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September 2016

The Stages of HIV Infection

This printable fact sheet details the various stages of HIV from acute infection to a progression of AIDS.
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September 2016

HIV Among Gay and Bisexual Men

This quick glance fact sheet about men who have sex with men (MSM) includes statistics, an overview of prevalence, and risk factors.
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August 2016

State HIV Laws

An interactive and user-friendly guide allowing survivors and advocates to find state-specific legal information about details about HIV Testing and Laboratory Reporting Laws.
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August 2016

State-Funded Medical Assistance Programs

This table presents a list of state funded programs that provide medical coverage for immigrants who are not eligible for federally funded Medicaid program.
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July 2016

What is HIV/AIDS?

This brief overview includes HIV 101 information such as signs and symptoms and testing sites across the US.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
July 2016

Preventing Compassion Fatigue: Honoring Thyself

Author(s): Santa Molina-Marshal
This webinar provided valuable tools to identify the warning signs of compassion fatigue, and techniques for advocates to replenish the spirit.
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July 2016

Understanding Intimate Partner Violence as a Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Issue in the United States

Author(s): Kinsey Hasstedt, Andrea Rowen
This article addresses the ways in which intimate partner violence is a public health issue that intersects with sexual and reproductive health rights concerns.
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July 2016

Giving Birth Behind Bars: A Guide for Achieving Reproductive Justice for Incarcerated Women

This resource is a collection of materials developed by and for communities most affected by the expansion of the prison industrial complex and confronting reproductive oppression within the confines of the walls of these institutions.
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June 2016

Whole Women's Health v. Hellerstedt

This webpage details the Supreme Court case in which the court struck down two provisions of a Texas law, HB2, that impose medically unnecessary regulations on doctors and facilities that provide abortions. The webpage includes case background and links to related articles and legal documents.
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June 2016

Black Mamas Matter: A Toolkit for Advancing the Right to Safe and Respectful Maternal Health Care

This toolkit is a direct response to the call for advocacy tools focusing on a rights-based maternal health policy agenda, and includes materials that will support the work of state maternal health advocates as they mobilize their communities and communicate with state policy leaders.