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January 2010

Hate Violence Against the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Communities in the United States in 2009

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This report documents hate-motivated violence against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) people in 2009 in the United States as reported to member organizations of the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP). It includes statistics, trends, narratives and responses and recommendations for change.
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January 2010

Relocation Revisited: Sex Trafficking of Native Women in the United States

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The abolition of human slavery is a laudable goal, and though the proactive role taken by the U.S. government in the last decade is commendable, the United States must be honest about its failings if it expects to reduce sexual slavery.
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August 2009

Moving From Them to Us: Challenges in Reframing Violence Among Youth

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This paper explores how youth and violence have been framed in the media, how the issue of race complicates depictions of youth and violence, and how public attitudes about government can inhibit public support for strategies to effectively prevent violence. Commissioned by UNITY/Prevention Institute and written by the Berkeley Media Studies Group, this paper makes recommendations for the next steps in reframing violence among youth.
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March 2009

Intimate Partner Violence in Immigrant and Refugee Communities: Challenges, Promising Practices and Recommendations

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This report offers information on challenges, prevention, and treatment of IPV in immigrant and refugee communities. It includes recommendations and summaries for future work and funding efforts.
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January 2009

Shared Differences: The Experiences of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Students of Color in Our Nation’s Schools

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This report provides information on the experiences of LGBT students of color in school in the United States. The authors provide information on these experiences with the intention of ensuring that schools provide safe learning environments.
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January 2009

World Report 2009

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It reflects extensive investigative work undertaken in 2008 by Human Rights Watch staff, usually in close partnership with human rights activists in the country in question.
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January 2009

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

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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

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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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May 2008

Transcending Violence: Emerging Models for Trauma Healing in Refugee Communities

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This monograph is an introduction and overview of the issues involved in providing mental health trauma services for refugees in the United States. It is intended primarily for people who work in or care about the public mental health system.
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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

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"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

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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

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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.