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Economic Justice 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.
total results: 323  | date published date added a-z

Special Collection

Special Collection
January 2020

Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and Other Tax Credits

Author(s):
This collection highlights key resources for the EITC, the Child Tax Credit, Health Coverage Tax Credits, and others, highlighting resources specific to domestic violence survivors and advocates working with survivors.
Special Collection
May 2017

Housing and Domestic Violence

This collection offers a doorway to the resources available through Safe Housing Partnerships, a project of the federal Domestic Violence and Housing Technical Assistance Consortium. The resources and tools included here are provided to advance your work at the critical intersection of domestic violence, sexual assault, homelessness, and housing.
Special Collection
March 2016

Building Credit and Assets: Helping Survivors Recover from Economic Abuse

This special collection explores credit, asset building, and Individual Development Accounts (IDAs), their intersections, and how they can be leveraged to better support economic justice for survivors of domestic violence.
Special Collection
July 2010

Housing and Sexual Violence

This collection includes resources to assist communities in developing more effective strategies to address the multi-layered and complex relationship between sexual violence and housing.
Special Collection
May 2009

Poverty and Domestic Violence

This collection emphasizes key documents on children and poverty, how poverty is measured, the intersection of domestic violence and poverty, and media messaging.
Special Collection
January 2006

Welfare and Domestic Violence

This collection includes materials related to welfare, now known as the Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF), with a particular focus on the Family Violence Option and related provisions and their implementation at the federal and state level.

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  • General Material
August 2020

Survivors Know Best: How to Disrupt Intimate Partner Violence During COVID-19 and Beyond

Publisher(s):
Through their Safety Fund launched in April 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, FreeFrom collected data from 1,300 survivors in 36 states and Puerto Rico on their financial health, the financial cost of experiencing abuse, what their needs are right now, and how our society can best support them through the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. This report details these findings and serves as a call to action for greater investment in and support for the long-term financial security and safety of survivors everywhere.
Materials
  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
March 2020

What do advocates need to know to help survivors this tax season?

Author(s): Publisher(s):
Tax season can evoke a range of emotions for people, from excitement to anxiety. Frequently, tax time is associated with a tax refund, which can represent the single largest lump sum many families receive in any given year. These refunds can provide a pathway to transition out of poverty and to build wealth. NRCDV's March 2020 TA Question of the Month explores strategies for supporting survivors this tax season.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2020

Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) – Use the EITC Assistant to Find Out if You Should Claim it

Publisher(s):
This current year EITC Assistant will help you: find out your filing status; find out if you are eligible for EITC; determine if your child or children meet the tests for a qualifying child; and estimate the amount of credit.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2020

Child Tax Credit: For use in preparing 2019 Returns

Publisher(s):
This booklet provides basic facts about the CTC, as well as worksheets to specifically determine the amount of CTC to claim on tax returns.
Materials
  • General Material
December 2019

Policy Basics: The Earned Income Tax Credit

Publisher(s):
This fact sheet provides background information on the EITC, including who is eligible and work incentive features.
Materials
  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
December 2019

What can advocates do to help survivors stay warm in the winter?

Author(s): Publisher(s):
Utility service is a critical part of establishing a safe and healthy home. In NRCDV's December 2019 TA Question of the Month, guest writer Elizabeth Marx offers strategies for assisting survivors to connect and maintain essential utility services through the cold winter months – and throughout the year.