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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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  • NRCDV Publications
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September 2020

TA Bundle: Religion and Domestic Violence: Addressing the Connections

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The Technical Assistance (TA) Bundle is a resource from NRCDV that packages innovative TA Questions and complementary resources by theme, offering stories, resources, and promising practices for promoting advocates' and survivors' empowerment, healing, and wellness.
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September 2020

Faithful Allies: Working with Christian Leaders

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This tipsheet 1-pager, developed by Korean American Family Services (KFAM) describes some suggested practices for working with faith leaders on DV/SV response and prevention.
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  • NRCDV Publications
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August 2020

WEBINAR: Enhancing Services to Male Survivors Part II: Voices from the Field

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Part II of the Enhancing Services to Male Survivors webinar series showcases the work of two domestic violence agencies that are leading the way as they expand their services to male survivors. The presenters share lessons learned through this process and offer promising practices to help build capacity to recognize and respond to the needs of male-identified survivors of domestic violence.
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July 2020

Coffee and Conversation: When Black Women Seek Help

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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.
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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

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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.
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  • NRCDV Publications
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June 2020

WEBINAR: Enhancing Services to Male Survivors Series: Changing the Narrative

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In part one of the Enhancing Services to Male Survivors Series, presenters engage in a discussion about including a gender-conscious philosophical framework for enhanced services to male survivors of domestic violence that links to and builds upon the historical roots of the movement against gender-based violence and is consistent with anti-discrimination laws and related grant conditions.
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June 2020

Helping Those Who Help Others: Key Findings from a Comprehensive Needs Assessment of the Crime Victims Field

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This report summarizes the main findings and crosscutting themes and outlines findings from the National Resource Center for Reaching Victims' needs assessment, offering strategies to support the crime victims field’s goal of reaching more people and closing service gaps. 
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May 2020

COVID-19 Impact Briefs

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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.
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May 2020

Addressing Resistance to Domestic and Family Violence Responses in CALD Communities

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This resource highlights the context and forms of resistance to gender equality and prevention of violence against women initiatives in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) communities in Australia. It is designed for those working to prevent or respond to violence against women in migrant and refugee communities.
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  • NRCDV Publications
January 2020

How can domestic violence advocates better serve Muslim women in shelter?

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As domestic violence shelters build capacity to serve diverse populations and strive to become culturally competent, it is important for advocates to understand how they can have a direct impact on the outcome of the survivor’s path. In NRCDV's January 2020 TA Question of the Month, guest writer Saman Quraeshi offers strategies for supporting Muslim women in shelter.
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January 2020

From the Roots of Trauma to the Flowering of Trauma-Informed Care

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This report charts Texas Muslim Women's Foundation’s process of becoming a trauma-informed agency, which included learning about types of trauma and trauma-informed care, assessing existing culturally-sensitive practices that enhanced trauma-informed care and identifying ones that need to be added, training staff, and working with researchers to document and build a body of evidence-based practice — all the while staying survivor-centered.