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January 2013

An Evidence-Based Leadership Intervention for Latina Survivors of Domestic Violence

Author(s): Josie V. Serrata
The Líderes program was created in 2003 in response to Latinas in the Twin Cities of MN asking for leadership opportunities in their communities. In 2006, Casa de Esperanza developed a curriculum for the Líderes and in 2011 it was adopted by Caminar Latino in Atlanta, GA, and adapted for women survivors of domestic violence.
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January 2013

Addressing HIV Among African-Americans

This resource addresses some of the root causes of HIV disparity in the Black community, and some of the interventions Ryan White grantees are using to close the gap.
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January 2013

I am a Leader

This inspiring 3 minutes and 49 seconds video describes the experiences of Latina women from Guatemala as they realized their inner leadership potential.
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January 2013

Fuerza Unida (Strength United)

This manual describes the community engagement process that was the foundation for Casa de Esperanza’s changes in philosophy and strategy. It encourages individuals to think critically about their approach to community engagement and the process that will be most effective for their organizations and communities.
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December 2012

Being Trauma-Informed: Expanding our Lenses

In many places, the trauma resulting from violence and other severe stressors has been addressed mainly by trained mental health workers. At the same time, research has explored the harmful effects of trauma and suggested ways to address them.
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October 2012

A Dual Disenfranchisement: How Voter Suppression Denies Reproductive Justice to Women of Color

Author(s): Elizabeth Chen
This report situates women of color in the United States today, their current electoral impact, and the methods being used to disenfranchise people of color throughout the country and explores connections between this voter suppression and reproductive justice.
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February 2012

The Masculinity Conversations: An Interview with Dr. Rachel Griffin on Masculinity and Race

This conversation with Rachel Griffin, Ph.D. is split into two parts. Part 1 focuses primarily on her research concerning Black masculinity and the NBA. Part 2 continues the conversation about race and masculinity and delves into the figure of the Black nerd.
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December 2011

Language Access and Domestic Violence: Communicating with Limited English Proficient Individuals

This document provides recommendations for service providers for working with domestic violence survivors with limited English proficiency. Ethical and legal considerations are discussed, as well as tips for working with interpreters.
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October 2011

New language, old problem: Sex trafficking of American Indian women and children

Author(s): Sandi Pierce, Suzanne Koepplinger
This Applied Research paper summarizes findings of existing research and other documents on sex trafficking of Native women and girls in the U.S. and Canada and the legal issues related to their protection.
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March 2011

U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging Hearing on Justice for All: Ending Elder Abuse, Neglect and Financial Exploitation

This document contains facts about how elder abuse impacts Latin@ communities and the importance of addressing these complex issues in a comprehensive way in order to reduce barriers and build upon community strengths.
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January 2011

Somewhere to Turn: Making Domestic Violence Services Accessible to Battered Immigrant Women - A 'How To' Manual For Battered Women's Advocates and Service Providers

Author(s): Leslye E. Orloff, Rachael Little
This manual addresses: the dynamics of domestic violence in immigrant families; ways to create agency-wide cultural competency training programs; multicultural approaches to shelter protocol development; recruiting and hiring multicultural staff; foreign language needs and helpful interviewing techniques for client intake sessions and meetings; ways to do outreach and collaboration with immigrant communities; and, descriptions of model programs.
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September 2010

Justice at the Intersections: Action for Reproductive and Economic Justice in NYC

This film provides interviews with 16 organizations doing reproductive justice work in New York City.