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Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibiting employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin
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Tribal Equity Toolkit: Tribal Resolutions and Codes to Support Two Spirit & LGBT Justice in Indian Country

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.
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Undocuqueer Posters

Author(s): Julio Salgado
Julio Salgado is a gay Mexican-born artist. Through the use of art Salgado has become a well-known activist within the DREAM Act movement. Salgado uses his art to empower undocumented and queer people by telling their story and putting a human face to the issue. He has worked on various art projects that address anti-immigrant discourse, the issues of what it means to be undocumented, and what it means to be undocuqueer.
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Transitional Housing Toolkit

"This toolkit is meant to provide transitional housing providers with easy access to information and resources to enhance services to survivors. The information provided here addresses frequently asked questions, common challenges, best practices, templates for adaptation, and resources for additional information and assistance."
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Working with Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Youth

TGNC youth often face severe discrimination and harassment in schools. This resource addresses problems ranging from lack of gender-neutral bathrooms to confidentiality, with specific recommendations for addressing each problem in a school setting.
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Medical Providers' Guide to Managing the Care of Domestic Violence Patients within a Cultural Context

This manual recognizes the impact of culture on patient-doctor communication, particularly when discussing domestic violence. The manual provides guidelines for health care providers to effectively screen culturally diverse patients for domestic violence.
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Bill of Rights for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children

Bills of Rights for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children have been proposed and enacted in a number of states. This resource provides principles, language, and guidance for developing such a document. State-specific legislation is included.
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Growing Resiliency: Meeting the Needs of Children Surviving Incest

This webinar discusses the challenging dynamics of supporting a child's resiliency after experiencing sexual violence by a family member. It reviews ways that advocates and allied professionals can nurture resiliency.
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Working with a Deaf Survivor: A Resource Guide

This manual provides guidance for domestic violence advocates in working with survivors who are Deaf or hard of hearing. It offers tips for effective communication and collaboration with disability rights advocates and organizations. For additional resources, see the Vermont NetworkÍs page on Hearing Accommodations.
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Model Workplace Policy On Employer Responses to Domestic Violence, Sexual Violence, Dating Violence and Stalking

This model policy outlines guidelines for workplace responses to victims/survivors of violence and perpetrators of violence.
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First Steps to Building an IDA Project in Native Communities

This brief document presents an overview of the challenges and considerations when creating an IDA program with Native American communities.
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Your Money Matters: Tax Information for Survivors of Domestic Violence

This brochure provides basic information about Innocent Spousal Relief, including what documentation is needed and privacy issues.