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May 2020

COVID-19 Impact Briefs

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The National Resource Center for Reaching Victims conducted a series of listening sessions to unearth the impact the COVID-19 health crisis is having on underserved victims of crime and better resource the crime victim services field to respond to those needs. This series of impact briefs summarizes key findings.
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  • NRCDV Publications
January 2020

How can domestic violence advocates better serve Muslim women in shelter?

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As domestic violence shelters build capacity to serve diverse populations and strive to become culturally competent, it is important for advocates to understand how they can have a direct impact on the outcome of the survivor’s path. In NRCDV's January 2020 TA Question of the Month, guest writer Saman Quraeshi offers strategies for supporting Muslim women in shelter.
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  • Training Tools
October 2019

DVAM! Advocacy and Male Survivors of Domestic Violence

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LGBTQ culturally specific programs have a long history of supporting bisexual men, transgender men, and gay men who have survived domestic violence. This webinar shares the North West Network’s approach to meaningfully supporting male survivors by centering the experiences of bi+, trans, and gay men, and shares tips and best practices in providing advocacy.
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October 2019

Language Access Materials for Police and Prosecutors

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This webpage provides links to many resources and tools for police and prosecutors to improve meaningful language access for victims with limited English proficiency.
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  • Training Tools
June 2019

Successfully Investigating Sexual Assault Against Victims with Disabilities

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Written from a law enforcement perspective, this module offers information and guidance for first responders as well as investigators and prosecutors on investigating sexual assault against people with disabilities.
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  • Training Tools
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.