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February 2019

Protection Orders and Working with People with Disabilities

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This tip sheet is a tool that attorneys, advocates, and others can familiarize themselves with common types of disabilities, the unique barriers people with those disabilities may experience in the protection order office, and strategies for overcoming those barriers that attorneys and advocates can implement in their work.
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January 2019

Re-Centering: Indiana's Movement to Ground Domestic Violence Programs in Survivor-Defined Success

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Beginning in the fall of 2016, the Indiana Coalition Against Domestic embarked in a a multi-year process of re-centering Indiana’s prevention strategies and program services in survivor-defined needs in order to examine what types of programs and services were most valued, what needs were unmet, and how communities could reduce violence by increasing safety and supports for all. This document discusses the findings from this project and offers guidance for moving forward.
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January 2019

Strategies for Supporting Bicultural and Bilingual Staff

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It is important to provide meaningful access to services for all survivors, including taking steps to ensure access for individuals with limited English proficiency (LEP). This Technical Assistance Bulletin offers strategies for supporting bicultural and bilingual staff. 
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August 2018

Violence Against Women Act protections for immigrant survivors of domestic violence continue in full force and effect and are not affected by the 2018 domestic violence asylum policies issued by the U.S. Department of Justice

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According to this fact sheet from NIWAP, the new decision from the Department of Justice does not affect the ability of immigrants in the United States who experience domestic violence or are victims of other crimes to seek immigration relief Congress created to provide relief to victims of domestic violence and other crimes.
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June 2018

Walking in Two Worlds: Domestic Violence in the Native LGBTQ and Two-Spirit Community

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This page from the National Indigenous Women's Resource Center discusses domestic and sexual violence within Two-Spirit/Native LGBTQ communities and highlights the gaps in existing research on these communities' experiences of violence.
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  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
June 2018

What are some of the experiences and needs of intersex people in my community?

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Anti-violence advocates should be prepared to provide trauma-informed care to those who have experienced trauma surrounding Intersex Genital Mutilation (IGM). In NRCDV's June 2018 TA Question of the Month, Louie Marven of NSVRC offers strategies for meeting the needs of intersex survivors.
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April 2018

National Consensus Statement of Anti-Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Organizations in Support of Full and Equal Access for the Transgender Community

National, state, and local anti-sexual assault  and domestic violence organizations oppose anti-transgender initiatives. As organizations that care about reducing assault and violence, these organizations favor laws and policies that protect transgender people from discrimination, including in accessing facilities that match the gender they live every day.
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April 2018

Tools for Transformation: Becoming Accessible, Culturally Responsive, and Trauma-Informed Organizations

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The National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health (NCDVTMH) has designed this toolkit for organizations serving survivors of domestic and sexual violence and their children. Its purpose is to support organizations in their efforts to become more accessible, culturally responsive, and trauma-informed (ACRTI) in their approach and services.
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March 2018

Supporting Partnerships for Anti-Racist Communities (SPARC) Phase One Study Findings

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In September 2016, the Center for Social Innovation launched SPARC (Supporting Partnerships for AntiRacist Communities) to understand and respond to racial inequities in homelessness. Through a mixed-methods (quantitative and qualitative) study, the SPARC team documented high rates of homelessness among people of color and began to map their pathways into and barriers to exit from homelessness. This report presents key findings from this study.
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  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
January 2018

The Difference Between Surviving and Not Surviving: Public Benefits Programs and Domestic and Sexual Violence Victims' Economic Security

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For domestic violence and sexual assault victims, the public benefits programs that support basic economic security are of critical importance. This report discusses the findings from a 2017 survey of over 1,100 service providers. It details barriers survivors encounter when trying to access public benefits programs, cross-sector collaboration and systems-level advocacy, and possible legislative changes to these critical programs.
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January 2018

Assisting Self-Represented Litigants in Domestic Violence Cases

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This planning guide is intended to assist courts to better meet the needs of self-represented litigants in domestic violence cases.
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  • General Material
December 2017

The State of the World's Children 2017: Children in a Digital World

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This report explores the different ways digital technology affects children, identifying dangers as well as opportunities, and discusses how digital access can be a game changer for children or yet another dividing line.