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Organizing to End Violence Against Women: Putting Principles Into Practice

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This document presents and discusses basic organizing principles for engaging men in ending violence against women. These principles include have been developed, reviewed and refined over two decades and include keeping women’s voices and experiences central to the work, exploring racial justice, intersectionality of violence, and eliminating patriarchy.
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Cultural Competency Tips

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This brief tipsheet provides guidance on working with survivors from various cultures in a culturally relevant manner.
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Improving Services and Outreach to the Latino Community

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The article suggests that programs evaluate their effectiveness in addressing specific Latino community needs, recognize and address barriers to serving Latino communities, and learn about diversity within Latino communities. The article also suggests eliminating stereotypes, developing organization wide language competency, and ensuring that all staff have a duty to serve all members of the community. Available in both English and Spanish.
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Predatory Lending: The New Face of Economic Injustice

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The document describes the discriminatory practices of predatory lending and their impact on African Americans and Latinos in particular. Analysis is offered as to the effects of predatory lending on the already disproportionate wealth gap between African Americans and whites and Latinos and whites. Mortgage lending, auto lending, and payday lending are all concisely reviewed. Advocates may find this document helpful as a primer and tool for prioritizing and acting on issues that affect affordable housing.
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Power and Control Tactics used against Immigrant Women

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This document describes some of the tactics used to abuse immigrant women. These include emotional abuse, economic abuse, sexual abuse, using coercion and threat, intimidation, isolation, and blaming women for inciting violence.
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Women of Color VOICES: Volume 1, Issue 1

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Highlights include: 'On the Road:' Learning From the Asian & Pacific Islander Institute on Domestic Violence Featuring Women of Color-led Initiatives: A Site Visit with Spirits of Hope Coalition Poems: My Innocence & Counting Survivor Advocacy in the Digital Age Domestic Violence and Animal Abuse: Addressing Survivors' Concerns for Their Pets
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In Our Own Voice: African American Stories of Oppression, Survival and Recovery in Mental Health Systems

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This guide provides historical highlights regarding African-American survivors and mental health treatment in America; explores the themes shared in the collected oral histories; provides strategies for using history projects as a tool for personal and community healing and social change; and includes resources to assist you in starting your own history project.
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Stop Law Enforcement Violence Toolkit

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This toolkit is intended to help integrate gender analysis into conversations about state violence and the prison industrial complex, uncover the impacts of state violence on women of color and trans people of color, and challenge society’s primary reliance on law enforcement agents for protection from domestic, sexual, homophobic, and transphobic violence.
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Raising Our Voices: Queer Asian Women's Response to Relationship Violence

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This resource includes recommendations to improve services to battered Asian women, a one-pager on Prejudice/Privilege/Oppression and Domestic Violence and a National Directory for Queer Asian Resources.
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Underserved Teen Victims Initiative: A Case Study Guide

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This guide highlights the campaign activities of each site chosen to participate in the Underserved Teen Victims Initiative program, offering a unique look into each site’s work and celebrates its passion for teen victim outreach.
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Reproductive Justice In Action

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This report explores the ways in which organizations led by women of color are elaborating reproductive justice in connection with economic justice.
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The Facts on Immigrant Women and Domestic Violence

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This fact sheet offers some statistics about immigration and domestic violence, and describes some of the financial, cultural, and linguistic barriers that may deter immigrant women from seeking services.