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August 2018

Beyond Halal and Haram: Muslims, Sex, and Relationships

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The goal of this safety card is to be both a survivor-centered resource and a useful conversation starter for service providers working with Muslim youth who are doing universal education around healthy relationships and assessing for violence. It provides information on healthy relationships and sex, guidance and resources for support, how to help a friend, and cultural and religious factors that play into decision-making.
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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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  • NRCDV Publications
June 2018

What are some of the experiences and needs of intersex people in my community?

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Anti-violence advocates should be prepared to provide trauma-informed care to those who have experienced trauma surrounding Intersex Genital Mutilation (IGM). In NRCDV's June 2018 TA Question of the Month, Louie Marven of NSVRC offers strategies for meeting the needs of intersex survivors.
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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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April 2018

Tools for Transformation: Becoming Accessible, Culturally Responsive, and Trauma-Informed Organizations

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The National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health (NCDVTMH) has designed this toolkit for organizations serving survivors of domestic and sexual violence and their children. Its purpose is to support organizations in their efforts to become more accessible, culturally responsive, and trauma-informed (ACRTI) in their approach and services.
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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.
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March 2018

Supporting Partnerships for Anti-Racist Communities (SPARC) Phase One Study Findings

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In September 2016, the Center for Social Innovation launched SPARC (Supporting Partnerships for AntiRacist Communities) to understand and respond to racial inequities in homelessness. Through a mixed-methods (quantitative and qualitative) study, the SPARC team documented high rates of homelessness among people of color and began to map their pathways into and barriers to exit from homelessness. This report presents key findings from this study.
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  • Training Tools
February 2018

Body-Worn Cameras and Violence Against Women: Vulnerable Populations and Community Trust

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This webinar presents information about body-worn camera program development and considerations when responding to immigrants, individuals who identify as members of the LGBTQ+ community, minors, and other specific populations.
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  • General Material
February 2018

Pacific Islanders and Domestic & Sexual Violence

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This factsheet compiles information on Pacific Islander diversity and identities; demographic data; statistics on domestic violence, sexual violence, trafficking, and help-seeking; and resources for Pacific Islander survivors and advocates.
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  • General Material
January 2018

Latina Immigrant Women & Children's Well-Being and Access to Services After Detention

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This brief describes findings of a research study that seeks to understand the experiences of Latina women and their children when seeking asylum due to gender based violence and to document the experiences of those who have been detained while seeking asylum for gender based violence, the consequences of detention on survivors of violence, and post-detention service needs.
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January 2018

Finding a Way: Innovative housing solutions of Latin@ survivors of domestic violence and successful practices of culturally specific community-based organizations

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This report takes the results of in-depth listening sessions with 12 community-based organizations across the country to ascertain the needs and barriers to housing for Latin@ survivors of domestic violence, as well as strategies and solutions for what does and does not work, in practitioners’ steps toward dealing with their communities’ housing issues.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
January 2018

Assessing Patterns of Coercive Control in Abusive Relationships, Part 1: A Basic Skill for LGBTQ DV Advocacy

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This webinar offers an introduction to the Northwest Network’s tool and analysis on assessing patterns of power and control in abusive relationships.