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January 2015

Culture, Language, and Access: Key Considerations for Serving Deaf Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence

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This document offers a framework for understanding and addressing the unmet needs of Deaf survivors that is rooted in a cultural and linguistic perspective.
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  • General Material
January 2015

The Unequal Treatment of Transgender Individuals in Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Programs

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This study analyzes the findings of the 2008 National Transgender Discrimination Survey to examine whether certain sociodemographic factors and psychosocial risks, such racial identity, income, immigration status, or disability, are significant predictors of unequal treatment of transgender people in domestic violence programs and rape crisis centers.
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  • General Material
January 2015

Developing a Language Access Plan for Your Agency

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This tip sheet clearly lists the steps that domestic violence programs can take to develop a language access plan for Limited English Proficiency individuals.
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  • General Material
January 2015

Demonstrate Access

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Demonstrate Access is a free resource website with ideas and tools for community-based service organizations. It is designed to help providers and organizations identify barriers and make changes in policy and practice to increase access for LGBTQ communities.
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  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
September 2014

How can I make my center an affirming place for people who identify as LGBTQ?

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Achieving equity and inclusivity for people who are traditionally on the margins of our culture is a multi-step process. NRCDV's September 2014 TA Question of the Month discusses strategies for promoting LGBTQ inclusion.
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  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
May 2014

What are some best practices for serving Deaf survivors of gender based violence?

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While limited research exists regarding the prevalence of gender based violence within the Deaf community, it is known that Deaf individuals experience violence at significant rates. NRCDV's May 2014 TA Question of the Month offers best practices for serving Deaf Survivors.
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  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
January 2014

How can I improve my program’s outreach efforts and services to Latin@ survivors and their families?

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Because of the increasing growth of the Latin@ population in the US, more and more domestic violence programs are becoming aware of the importance of improving their outreach efforts. NRCDV's January 2014 TA Question of the Month provides helpful guidance on improving outreach efforts.
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  • Training Tools
  • General Material
January 2014

Ensuring Meaningful Access for Survivors with Limited English Proficiency (LEP)

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According to the U.S. Census, over 25 million people over the age of five living in the United States speak a language other than English, and do not speak English very well. In order to carry out enhanced safety planning, ensure meaningful access to services, and provide critical information to assist survivors in making informed choices, it is imperative to ensure meaningful access to services for ALL survivors.
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  • General Material
January 2014

Language Access: Considerations & Recommendations for Advocates Supporting Survivors of Violence

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This TA brief provides considerations and recommendations for program implementation and developments within anti-violence and legal services agencies. It aims to enable LEP survivors to better navigate the significant challenges faced, strengthen advocacy, and further equal access to justice. 
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December 2013

Disability and Reproductive Justice

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This article discusses the fact that among individuals with disabilities, there is a very real risk that the right to have and keep children without interference will be restricted thanks to attitudes about disability and parenting.
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  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
September 2013

How accessible is anti-HIV medication after a sexual assault?

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Sexual assaults may put the victim at risk for contracting HIV, but here is a medication available that acts as a prophylaxis after potential exposure to the virus. NRCDV's September 2013 TA Question of the month provides information on the accessibility of nPEP.
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  • General Material
September 2013

Making Shelters Safe for Transgender Evacuees

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This document provides guidelines for making shelters safe for transgender evacuees.