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Communities of Color Content Topic Results

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Results displayed are grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections then by individual related materials. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.
total results: 337  | date published date added a-z

Special Collection

Special Collection
February 2014

Domestic Violence in Latin@ Communities

Author(s):
This special collection provides a compilation of tools and resources developed specifically by Latin@s and for Latin@s as well as culturally adapted materials (not simply translations) to address domestic violence in Latin@ communities.

Materials

Materials
  • General Material
September 2020

We Still Deserve Safety: Renewing the Call to End the Criminalization of Women and Girls of Color

Publisher(s):
YWCA undertook a media review for the years 2017-2020 and examined the extent to which women and girls of color continue to be criminalized and racially profiled by law enforcement. Three years after first issuing We Deserve Safety: Ending the Criminalization of Women and Girls of Color, YWCA’s 2020 review paints a disturbing picture of the gendered racial profiling and criminalization that girls and women of color continue to experience.
Materials
  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
September 2020

NRCDV Radio Episode 36: Policy & Advocacy in Action: Sex Trafficking of Native Women

Author(s): Publisher(s):
This episode of Policy & Advocacy in Action explores the themes in the paper Colonization, Homelessness, and the Prostitution and Sex Trafficking of Native Women by Christine Stark and Eileen Hudon, which discusses human trafficking of Native women and girls, with particular attention to the historical context in the United States and the interconnection between trafficking and housing instability.
Materials
  • General Material
July 2020

HERE and there: An open letter to white women in the movement to end gender-based violence

Author(s):
Dear White Women: Welcome. I’m glad you are HERE. Let’s talk about here and over there.
Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
July 2020

Coffee and Conversation: When Black Women Seek Help

Publisher(s):
This webinar from Ujima, Inc. explores the many different avenues or systems that Black women may engage when addressing the intersecting forms of violence in their lives. Presenters from different service sectors discuss the ways in which advocates in those fields can be more culturally humble, trauma-informed, and responsive to the needs and realities of Black women survivors.
Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
July 2020

Increasing Access to Healing Services and Just Outcomes for Older African American Crime Survivors: A Toolkit for Enhancing Critical Knowledge and Informing Action within the Crime Victim Assistance Field

Author(s): Publisher(s):
Older African Americans experience crime and violence at the intersections of race, age, class, and other identities. This toolkit offers victim services providers and criminal justice systems stakeholders information and practical strategies to enhance their capacity to identify, reach, and serve older African American victims.
Materials
  • General Material
July 2020

To' Kee Skuy' Soo Ney-Wo-Chek' Year 1 Progress Report: MMIWG2 of Northern California

Publisher(s):
The To’ Kee Skuy’ Soo Ney-Wo-Chek’ project addresses the severe impact of missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls, and two spirit people (MMIWG2) and trafficking of Native people in Northern California, defined as from the San Francisco Bay Area and Sacramento up to the Oregon border. Over the course of this report, authors establish the scope and severity of MMIWG2 in Northern California based on our Year 1 findings, drawn from both quantitative and qualitative sources.
Materials
  • General Material
June 2020

Black Homicide Victimization in the United States: An Analysis of 2017 Homicide Data

Publisher(s):
The devastation homicide inflicts on black teens and adults is a national crisis, yet it is all too often ignored outside of affected communities. This study examines the problem of black homicide victimization at the state level by analyzing unpublished Supplementary Homicide Report (SHR) data for black homicide victimization submitted to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. 
Materials
  • General Material
May 2020

COVID-19 Impact Briefs

Publisher(s):
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.
Materials
  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
April 2020

WEBINAR: Addressing the Influences Implicit Biases, Inequities & Historical Trauma Have on Aging Processes for Children of Color

Author(s): Publisher(s):
Trauma and toxic stress often stem from experiences that occur disproportionately in the lives of girls and women, and of girls and women of color in particular. The adultification of African American girls who have histories of trauma has become the manifestation of how the needs of women and girls of color are overlooked and misunderstood. This webinar addresses the impact of implicit biases, inequities and historical trauma on the lives of children of color.
Materials
  • General Material
April 2020

Sexual Violence Against Women and Children in Indian Country

Publisher(s):
This fact sheet from the National Indigenous Women's Resource Center outlines key statistics on Native women's experiences of violence.
Materials
  • General Material
February 2020

Fact Sheet: Domestic Violence, Sexual Violence, and Human Trafficking in Native Hawaiian Communities

Publisher(s):
This fact sheet from the Asian Pacific Institute on Gender-Based Violence outlines key statistics and information on domestic violence, sexual violence, and human trafficking in Native Hawaiian communities