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Breaking the Silence: A Training Manual for Activists, Advocates and Latina Organizers

General Material
Training Tools
Published Date
January, 2006

This training manual provides basic information about immigrant rights, how the system that protect domestic violence survivors works, and how to overcome the barriers that block immigrant survivors of domestic violence from accessing the available protections from abuse. This manual also suggests strategies for organizing, how to work together as a group, how to ensure that the group stays together, how to start an agency to provide culturally specific services, and how to negotiate and improve the system.