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Communities of Color Content Topic Results

The results displayed below have been grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections - containing our most highly valued resources - then by individual related materials. Refine your search by category, types, author and/or publisher using the options provided. Sort by date published, date added, or alphabetically. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.
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.
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September 2017

We Deserve Safety: Ending the Criminalization of Women & Girls of Color

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This briefing paper and fact sheet describe unique and particular ways in which girls and women of color experience racial profiling and criminalization across a range of situations and settings. YWCA references studies and reports that document patterns, trends, and statistical comparisons between racial and ethnic groups, as well as news articles and media accounts to illustrate experiences of women and girls of color.
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  • NRCDV Publications
September 2017

How can my agency do better at reaching out to Latin@ members of our community?

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In NRCDV's September 2017 TA Question of the month, NSVRC language access coordinator Maria Jirau-Torres shares insight on ways that domestic violence programs can better reach out to Latin@ communities.
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July 2017

Racial and Ethnic Differences in Homicides of Adult Women and the Role of Intimate Partner Violence — United States, 2003–2014

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Homicide is the most severe health outcome of violence against women. Findings from this study on female homicide data from the National Violent Death Reporting System (NVDRS) during 2003–2014 indicate that young women, particularly racial/ethnic minority women, were disproportionately affected.
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June 2017

Life in the Margins: Expanding Intimate Partner Violence Services for Women of Color by Using Data as Evidence

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This TA Guidance provides a broad perspective to the field that states that women of color lives matter, and that it is imperative that we reach out to the margins in order to bring the experiences of women of color to the center of our work.
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May 2017

Justice Doesn't Trickle Down: How Racialized and Gendered Rules Are Holding Women Back

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This paper describes in detail a wide range of disparities and inequities experienced by women of color across the domains of economics, safety, and health. It explains that these outcomes are not the result of individual ambition or aptitudes, as conservatives often suggest, but rather an outgrowth of a web of racialized and gendered rules—policies, institutions, and practices—that have emerged from the United States’ long history of racism and sexism.
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January 2017

Teen Dating Violence: NIJ-Funded Research

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This webpage includes links to various NIJ-funded research studies examining the nature, characteristics and extent of dating violence.
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  • Training Tools
January 2017

Our Gender Revolution: Social Change to End Gender Violence Guide

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This guide is designed to be distributed to anti-violence program advocates and educators working with youth to create social change.
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January 2017

Race to Lead: Confronting the Nonprofit Racial Leadership Gap

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Studies show the percentage of people of color in the executive director/CEO role has remained under 20% for the last 15 years even as the country becomes more diverse. This publication from Building Movement Project examines key findings on widespread systemic barriers to leadership positions for people of color in the nonprofit sector, and offers strategies to address these barriers.
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January 2017

Apply for VOCA Funding: A Toolkit for Organizations Working with Crime Survivors in Communities of Color and Other Underserved Communities

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This toolkit from Equal Justice USA outlines the information that nonprofits need to understand VOCA funding, eligibility, and whether their organization is ready to apply for and sustain a VOCA grant. The toolkit will be useful for any organization seeking its first VOCA grant, but it is specifically geared toward organizations serving communities of color and other underserved communities.
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December 2016

Special Collections: For Native American Teens

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This Special Collection developed by the National Indigenous Women's Resource Center provides information and resources on teen dating violence within Native communities.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
October 2016

Girls for Gender Equity: Centering Girls of Color within the Racial and Gender Justice Movement of the 21st Century

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In this webinar, presenters shared their radical and visionary approaches to promoting racial and gender justice and the critical importance it has to addressing and preventing domestic and sexual violence.
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  • General Material
October 2016

Fact Sheet: Immigrant Access to Emergency Shelter and Transitional Housing

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This fact sheet offers information about immigrant eligibility to access emergency shelter and transitional housing.