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March 2021

Domestic Violence, the Voice of Silence and the Black Church

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In this video, Reverend Dr. Carter talks about her experience as teen mom in an abusive relationship, how she started her own organization to empower young women in New Jersey, and domestic violence in the Black church.
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February 2021

Solving racial disparities in policing

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This piece by the Harvard Gazette discusses the history of racialized policing, highlights current issues with policing and the criminal justice system, and outlines community-based ways forward.
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February 2021

We Are Calling to You: Alaska's Missing and Murdered Indigenous Womxn and Girls

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This baseline report from Data for Indigenous Justice is a reclamation of stories, and is intended to be a tool for Alaska Native and Indigenous communities to self-determine pathways to justice and ensure the safety of our people.
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February 2021

Racial Disparities in Youth Incarceration Persist

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This report shows incarceration disparities state-by-state and how those disparities have changed over the last 10 years. It offers recommendations to confront racism in the juvenile justice system.
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January 2021

Research and Policy Roundtable Report

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In 2019, Casa de Esperanza brought together their Research and Policy Advisory Councils to analyze current realities, gaps in services, emerging issues, and culturally-specific strategies to address gender-based violence. This report offers the findings and recommendations from this roundtable. 
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January 2021

What is the connection between domestic violence, sexual assault, and reproductive justice and how does it impact Black women?

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Despite high rates of physical and sexual abuse, discriminatory practices against Black people, and Black women and femmes in particular, have led to both a lack of access to quality sexual and reproductive care and/or ethical, nondiscriminatory healthcare treatment. In the January 2021 TA Question of the Month, Alana C. Brown explores the connections between domestic violence, sexual assault, and reproductive justice for Black women.
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November 2020

How can mainstream advocates and domestic violence programs enhance services and supports to older African American survivors?

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Older African Americans experience crime and violence at the intersection of race, age, class and other identities. In the November 2020 TA Question of the Month, Juanita Davis explains how mainstream advocates and programs can do the vital work of building literacy about the history of privilege, the impact of racism on the lived experiences of African Americans and the impact of intersecting oppressions in the context of domestic violence.
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October 2020

Relationship Violence in Five Los Angeles Asian American Communities: Intergenerational Risk and Strengthening Factors

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This study explores risk and protective factors in five Asian American communities: Cambodian, Chinese, Korean, North Indian Hindu, and Pakistani Muslim. These factors include cultural traditions, norms, attitudes and beliefs, particularly around gender roles, intergenerational family dynamics, intimate relationships, and approaches to child-rearing.
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October 2020

Facts & Stats Report: Domestic Violence in Asian & Pacific Islander Homes

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This report raises awareness about the experiences of Asian victims/survivors of domestic violence and, given a smaller data set, about Pacific Islanders.
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September 2020

Human Trafficking Leadership Academy Class 5 Recommendations

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Worldwide, Indigenous people are at a higher risk of human trafficking—including both sex trafficking and labor trafficking—than other diverse populations (Administration for Children and Families, 2018). The Human Trafficking Leadership Academy (HTLA) Class 5 fellows worked to address the question, “How can culture be a protective factor in preventing trafficking among all Indigenous youth?” This report offers recommendations for change, healing, and safety for all Indigenous youth.
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September 2020

National Prevention Town Hall 2020 Closing Plenary: Integration of Anti-Racism Work, Intervention, and Prevention into One Mission

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In September 2020, the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence held its first National Prevention Town Hall. In the closing plenary of the town hall, panelists Chéree Thomas, Lisa Winchell-Caldwell, and Averett Robey offer wisdom on how the domestic violence field can integrate anti-racism work, intervention, and prevention into one mission.
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September 2020

National Prevention Town Hall 2020 Breakout Session 2A: Intersecting Pandemics

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In September 2020, the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence held its first National Prevention Town Hall. This session explores how and why the COVID-19 crisis has impacted communities of color and women differently than white communities.