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April 2004

Research & Evaluation on Violence Against Women: Battering, Work, & Welfare, Final Grant Report

Author(s): Lisa Brush, Lorraine Higgins
This research project sought to understand the obstacles women receiving welfare identified in their lives, as well as the strengths and resources they bring to their struggles for safety and solvency.
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February 2004

America's Neighbors: The Affordable Housing Crisis And the People It Affects

The first part of this report analyzes housing problems in comparison to food insecurity and lack of health insurance, for the purpose of raising awareness as to the enormity of the housing crisis (while emphasizing that the report should not be read to minimize the seriousness of the problems of food insecurity and lack of health care). The second part of the report reviews housing problems in more depth and is an excellent resource for talking point references regarding housing.
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January 2004

Domestic Violence at the Crossroads: Violence Against Poor Women and Women of Color

Author(s): Natalie J. Sokoloff
This article explains how failing to address multiple oppressions of poor women of color jeopardizes the validity and legitimacy of the anti-violence movement.
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January 2004

Early Childhood, Domestic Violence, and Poverty: Helping Young Children and Their Families

Author(s): Susan Schechter
This paper contains practical guidelines and policy recommendations for pediatric health settings, early childhood programs, family support providers, police, and domestic violence agencies.
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December 2003

Housing In America: Recent Research On Housing Trends

This fact sheet provides current information, charts and statistics on rural housing, people with disabilities and immigrant families. Available from: Contact NRCDV at 800-537-2238.
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December 2003

A Family's Guide to the Child Welfare System

Author(s): Jan McCarthy, Anita Marshall, Julie Collins, Girlyn Arganza, Kathy Deserly, Juanita Milon
A Family’s Guide to the Child Welfare System was developed through the efforts of many individuals, organizations, and groups. A knowledgeable work group advised on the direction and content of the Guide, as well as on the questions that families want to have answered.
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September 2003

The Misleading Way We Count the Poor: Alternatives to Our Antiquated Poverty Measure Should Consider Assets

Author(s): Reid Cramer
This article explains and critiques the official income-based poverty measure, and provides historical background.
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  • NRCDV Publications
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October 2002

Integrating Anti-Poverty Work into Domestic Violence Advocacy: Iowa's Experience

Author(s): Amy Correia, Katie M. Ciorba VonDeLinde
This document describes how the Iowa Coalition Against Domestic Violence (ICADV) approached integrating economic advocacy into its work in order to better respond to the financial concerns of battered women and their families.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
August 2002

Welfare and Domestic Violence Against Women: Lessons from Research

Author(s): Eleanor Lyon
This paper provides a summary of the research on the connections between poverty, public assistance, employment, and violence against women. Implications for working with battered women who receive TANF are discussed in detail.
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  • NRCDV Publications
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March 2002

How Are Domestic Violence Programs Meeting the Economic Needs of Battered Women in Iowa? An Assessment and Recommendations

Author(s): Katie M. Ciorba VonDeLinde
Explores the economic needs of battered women as identified by 9 focus groups, 5 composed of battered women and 4 of domestic violence advocates. Recommendations are made for improving economic advocacy within local programs and state coalitions.
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  • NRCDV Publications
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March 2002

New Visions, New Allies: Creating Domestic Violence and Poverty State Teams

Describes the Domestic Violence and Poverty State Team Leadership Institute held in Connecticut in July 2001, where teams in six states were developed to build and carry out a policy and practice agenda on domestic violence and poverty.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
September 2001

Safe and Affordable Housing

Highlights include descriptions of the efforts of a state welfare agency, a community-based domestic violence program, and two state domestic violence coalitions toward improving housing opportunities for battered women.