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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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December 2018

We exist! As a woman of color, how can I find my place in the domestic violence movement?

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The movement to end domestic violence continues to struggle to address the ways in which it has historically disregarded, dismissed and devalued women of color. In NRCDV's December 2018 TA Question of the Month, Ivonne Ortiz lifts up the history and challenges of women of color in the movement and offers strategies for advocates of color to stay connected and bring their whole selves to the work.
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November 2018

Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women & Girls: A Snapshot of Data from 71 Urban Cities in the United States

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This report details findings from the Urban Indian Health Institute's 2017 study aimed at assessing the number and dynamics of cases of missing and murdered American Indian and Alaska Native women and girls in cities across the United States.
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November 2018

Latinx Thriving Families Campaign

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The Latinx Thriving Families Campaign is designed to increase access and improve systems and responses to Latinx abused parents and their children by the integration of a comprehensive anti-oppression and social equity framework.
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October 2018

Intimate Partner Violence in the Black Community

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This fact sheet highlights key statistics related to domestic violence in the Black community, including both women's and men's experiences of victimization. Featured topics include intimate partner violence, homicide, stalking, and rape.
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August 2018

Our Bodies, Our Stories: Sexual Violence Among Native Women in Seattle, WA

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This survey attempted to gather a well-rounded understanding of multiple forms of sexual violence perpetrated against this population, including whether a woman was raped or coerced into sex. In this initial release of the data, a valuable snapshot is exposed for communities and health care providers serving urban Native women.
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August 2018

Directory of Domestic and Gender Violence Programs Serving Asians and Pacific Islanders

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The Directory of Domestic and Gender Violence Programs Serving Asians and Pacific Islanders, compiled by the Asian Pacific Institute on Gender-Based Violence, includes organizations serving immigrant and refugee women from Central, East, South, Southeast, and West Asia; as well as from Hawai’i and the Pacific Islands.
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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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May 2018

An Unjust Burden: The Disparate Treatment of Black Americans in the Criminal Justice System

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This document provides an overview of the ways in which America’s history of racism and oppression continues to manifest in the criminal justice system. It also provides a summary of research demonstrating how the system perpetuates the disparate treatment of Black people and explains how the evidence helps account for the hugely disproportionate impact of mass incarceration on millions of Black people, their families, and their communities.
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March 2018

State of Black Women in the U.S. and Key States, 2018: Time for a Power Shift

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Black Women in the United States & Key States, 2018, is the 5th in the series of annual reports produced by the Black Women’s Roundtable meant to assess the challenges, triumphs, and overall contemporary condition of Black women in the nation. The 2018 report takes an in-depth look at the issue of power and where Black women fall within the overarching power-dynamic.
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March 2018

VAWA 2013's Special Domestic Violence Criminal Jurisdiction Five-Year Report

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This report summarizes how VAWA 2013’s landmark provision recognizing the sovereign authority of Indian tribal governments to exercise criminal jurisdiction over certain non-Indians who violate qualifying protection orders or commit domestic or dating violence against Indian victims on tribal lands has been implemented and analyzes its impacts in the 5 years since it was enacted.
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March 2018

6 Steps for Building an Inclusive Workplace

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Diversity and inclusiveness are not the same. When employees from diverse backgrounds and communities are supported and allowed to flourish, the organization benefits from their ideas, skills and engagement, and retention rate of those workers also rises. To that end, this article outlines six practical strategies for creating an inclusive workplace environment.