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Reproductive Justice 101: A Select History

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This Reproductive Justice 101 interactive timeline - from 1654 onward - is a great tool for starting dialogues within organizations about the issue.
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The Indian Child Welfare Act: A National Law Controlling the Welfare of Indigenous Children

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The affect of the situation to indigenous nations, who were losing children by the thousands, was essentially cultural genocide. Exposure of the problem and its causes imposed strong pressure on the United States government to address native child welfare law.
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Using Alternative Healing Ways

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Healing is a very individual process. Many Native people are returning to the traditional beliefs of their ancestors for healing. This resource describes some alternative/supportive healing and recovery processes other than mainstream approaches. Examples of ceremonies that survivors can take part in for their healing and recovery are also included.
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Raising Our Voices: Queer Asian Women's Response to Relationship Violence

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This resource includes recommendations to improve services to battered Asian women, a one-pager on Prejudice/Privilege/Oppression and Domestic Violence and a National Directory for Queer Asian Resources.
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In Our Own Voice: African American Stories of Oppression, Survival and Recovery in Mental Health Systems

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This guide provides historical highlights regarding African-American survivors and mental health treatment in America; explores the themes shared in the collected oral histories; provides strategies for using history projects as a tool for personal and community healing and social change; and includes resources to assist you in starting your own history project.
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What You Should Know About Violence and Harassment Against LGBT Individuals

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This factsheet contains information on violence and harassment against LGBT individuals. Topics covered include LGBT youth violence and harassment, likelihood of experiencing violence and harassment for transgender people, LGBT couples and intimate partner violence, health impacts, and intersectionality of race and LGBT identity.
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Rompiendo el Silencio: Manual de entrenamiento para activistas, consejeras y organizadoras Latinas

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Este manual ofrece información básica y esencial sobre nuestros derechos, el funcionamiento del sistema de protección para sobrevivientes de la violencia doméstica, y como trabajar para sobrepasar las barreras que existen en la sociedad que impiden que inmigrantes sobrevivientes de la violencia doméstica obtengan la protección necesaria contra el abuso. Asimismo, propone estrategias sobre cãmo organizarse, cãmo trabajar en grupo, cãmo lograr que el grupo perdure, cãmo empezar nuestra propia agencia de servicios, y cãmo negociar y moverse en el sistema.
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The Sexual Abuse to Prison Pipeline: The Girls’ Story

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This report explores the sexual abuse to prison pipeline in which girls are arrested and incarcerated after they are sexually abused by mapping out key points in the pipeline.
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Measuring the Economic Impact of COVID-19 on Survivors of Color

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Since March, the COVID-19 pandemic has illuminated the stark racial, gender, and socioeconomic health inequalities that have always existed in the U.S. This report makes seven policy recommendations for addressing the socio-economic effects of COVID-19 on survivors of domestic and sexual violence.
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The Overrepresentation of White Women Leadership in the Movement to End Gender-Based Violence

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This publication, authored by Dr. Nkiru Nnawulezi, provides an overview of research findings from the Transforming the Gender-Based Violence Movement: Increasing BIPOC Representation and Actualizing Accountability Project (formerly named the Women of Color in Coalition Leadership Project). It explores why racial inequities exist in movement leadership and outlines 14 ways to respond to these inequities. 
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Talking about LGBT Equality Among Latinos and Hispanics

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This report includes the findings from a research study that confirmed the strength of Latin@ support for LGBT issues, and uncovered approaches that can further even greater understanding and acceptance.
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Danger Assessment for Immigrant Women (DA-I)

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The revised Danger Assessment (DA-I) is a culturally competent adaptation for use with immigrant women and is intended to predict reassault in abusive relationships.