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  • NRCDV Publications
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March 2013

Sexual Violence in the Lives of African American Women: Risk, Response, and Resilience

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This Applied Research paper reviews the sociohistorical context of Black women’s sexual victimization, the characteristics of Black rape survivors and their experiences, and the risk factors that elevate Black women’s vulnerability to rape and consequences thereof. Culturally sensitive techniques to promote resilience are offered.
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  • General Material
February 2013

Dying To Be A Woman/Morir por ser Mujer

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This video provides details about the dangers that transwomen face when transitioning without adequate medical support. It also shares the graphic details of the death of a Latin@ transwoman highlighting the devastating impact of transphobia. This video was produced by the TransLatin@ Coalition, an organization that advocates for the specific needs of Trans Latin@ immigrants who reside in U.S. and plan advocacy strategies that would improve their quality of life. This video can be ordered free of charge on the TransLatin@ Coalition's website: translatinacoalition.org
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  • General Material
January 2013

Latina Advocacy Framework

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A diagram of the framework of Casa de Esperanza’s Latina Advocacy based on more than 30 years of direct work.
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  • General Material
January 2013

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

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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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  • General Material
January 2013

Addressing HIV Among African-Americans

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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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  • General Material
January 2013

TransVisible: Transgender Latina Immigrants in U.S. Society

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This study seeks to make visible the social and legal barriers that negatively impact the lives of many Trans Latina immigrants.
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  • Training Tools
  • General Material
January 2013

I am a Leader

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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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  • General Material
January 2013

Fuerza Unida (Strength United)

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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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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
December 2012

Being Trauma-Informed: Expanding our Lenses

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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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  • General Material
October 2012

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

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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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  • General Material
February 2012

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

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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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  • General Material
December 2011

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

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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.