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February 2010

Shattered Lives: Homicides, Domestic Violence and Asian Families

Author(s): Firoza Chic Dabby, Hetana Patel, Grace Poore
This report analyzes 160 cases of domestic violence related homicides in Asian families based on newspaper clippings and information from advocates for a six-year period (from 2000 to 2005).
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January 2010

Women of Color and the Struggle for Reproductive Justice

This article outlines linkages between reproductive oppression, women of color, and communities of color. Statistics are included.
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January 2009

The Intersection of Spirituality, Religion, and Intimate Partner Violence in the African American Community

Author(s): Tameka Gullum
This resource includes information about the role of religion in the African American community as it relates to domestic violence, and it includes specific recommendations for advocates in domestic violence and sexual assault programs.
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December 2008

Adaptation Guidelines for Serving Latino Children and Families Affected by Trauma

Author(s): The Workgroup on Adapting Latino Services
These Adaptation Guidelines have been designed for use by anyone who is interested in better serving Latino/Hispanic children and families who have been impacted by trauma.
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April 2008

Women in the Wake of the Storm: Examining the Post-Katrina Realities of the Women of New Orleans and the Gulf Coast

"This report shares findings garnered from a series of interviews held with a diverse group of women from throughout the Gulf region. In telling their stories, it provides an analysis of women's increased vulnerability during times of natural disasters and lays out policy recommendations that pinpoint how best to address those needs in the wake of this disaster, and in anticipation of the next."
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January 2008

Disaster Preparedness Training for Tribal Leaders

Author(s): Wayne F. Peate, Jennie Mullins
This document provides information related to public health emergency and bioterrorism preparedness and response training for tribal personnel.
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January 2008

Using Trauma-Informed AOD Treatment Practices to Improve Outcomes for African-American Survivors of Domestic Violence

Author(s): Gabriella Grant
African American women have as high, and in some studies higher, rates of trauma as women from other racial groups in substance abuse treatment. This article recommends numerous trauma-informed practices to be used by programs specifically working with women who have experienced trauma. It also recommends a simple agency assessment to identify specific strengths and weaknesses in terms of being able to effectively address trauma.
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January 2007

Concepts in Creating Culturally Responsive Services for Supervised Visitation Centers

This resource focuses on how to become a culturally responsive organization, particularly in terms of visitation practices for families who have experienced intimate partner violence.
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September 2006

A Conceptual Model of Historical Trauma: Implications for Public Health Practice and Research

Author(s): Michelle Sotero
This article offers an analysis of the theoretical framework of historical trauma theory and provides a general review of the literature. A conceptual model is introduced illustrating how historical trauma might play a role in disease prevalence and health disparities.
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February 2006

Casa de Esperanza: Mobilizing Latinas and Latino Communities to End Domestic Violence

Author(s): Andrea C. Farney
This issue of the BCS newsletter features the strengths-based, community engagement approach of Casa de Esperanza, of St. Paul, MN. The main article describes their work of mobilizing Latinas and Latino communities to end domestic violence.
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January 2005

Culture Handbook

Author(s): Sujata Warrier
This handbook highlights the importance of culture and provides guidance to develop cultural competency at the individual and organizational levels.
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October 2004

Women's Economic Status in the States: Wide Disparities by Race, Ethnicity, and Region

Author(s): April Shaw, M. Werschkul, Amy Caiazza
This report looks at women's economic status across several indicators: women's earnings, gender wage ratio, % of women in managerial/professional occupations, women's business ownership, and poverty. State profiles are available.