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November 2020

Human Trafficking Prevention: Strategies for Runaway and Homeless Youth Settings

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This issue brief from the Family Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) recognizes the vital role that runaway and homeless youth (RHY) programs can play in the prevention of sex and labor trafficking among runaway and homeless youth. It also highlights the importance of integrating public health, trauma-informed, and positive youth development principles into human trafficking interventions.
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October 2020

What housing assistance is available to immigrant survivors during COVID-19?

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Immigrant survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, stalking, and human trafficking face unique challenges when accessing and maintaining safe housing, many of which have been exacerbated by COVID-19. In the October 2020 TA Question of the Month, authors clarify some misconceptions about immigrant survivors’ eligibility for housing and homeless assistance, as well as provide resources and tools with more detailed information supporting advocacy on behalf of immigrant survivors.
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September 2020

NRCDV Radio Episode 35: Policy & Advocacy in Action: VI-SPDAT for Survivors of Domestic & Sexual Violence

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This episode of the Policy & Advocacy in Action podcast focuses on assessing vulnerability & prioritizing risk with survivors accessing housing resources. We talk to Heather L. McCauley, Sc.D. of Michigan State University and one of the author on of the coordinated entry paper Assessing Vulnerability, Prioritizing Risk: The Limitations of the VI-SPDAT for Survivors of Domestic Violence. 
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September 2020

NRCDV Radio Episode 36: Policy & Advocacy in Action: Sex Trafficking of Native Women

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This episode of Policy & Advocacy in Action explores the themes in the paper Colonization, Homelessness, and the Prostitution and Sex Trafficking of Native Women by Christine Stark and Eileen Hudon, which discusses human trafficking of Native women and girls, with particular attention to the historical context in the United States and the interconnection between trafficking and housing instability.
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March 2020

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Interim Guidance for Homeless Shelters

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Persons experiencing homelessness may be at risk for infection during an outbreak of COVID-19. This interim guidance is intended to support response planning by homeless service providers, including overnight emergency shelters, day shelters, and meal service providers.
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January 2020

National Workgroup on Safe Housing for American Indian and Alaska Native Survivors of Gender-Based Violence: Lessons Learned

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In June 2019, a group of domestic violence organizations convened to establish a National Workgroup on Safe Housing for American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) Survivors of Gender-Based Violence. This report details themes that emerged from the convening, lessons learned, and recommendations for increasing access to safe and affordable housing for AI/AN survivors of gender-based violence.
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  • NRCDV Publications
January 2020

Colonization, Homelessness, and the Prostitution and Sex Trafficking of Native Women

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This paper seeks to illustrate the impact of human trafficking on Native women and girls in our times, with particular attention to the historical context in the United States and the interconnection between trafficking and housing instability.
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December 2019

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

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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.
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July 2019

Policy & Advocacy in Action: Episode 28: More Options Please – Innovations in Washington State

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NRCDV Radio sat down with Kendra Gritsch from the Domestic Violence Housing First team of the Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence to discuss how Washington state is trying to meet the needs of all survivors in their programs and the evolution of housing/shelter in the state. She shares innovations, best practices, and tips with NRCDV Policy Director Marium Durrani.
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July 2019

How can creating partnerships with moving companies help domestic violence advocates address survivors’ relocation needs?

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Creative and strategic community collaborations can create opportunities for supplementing traditional relocation funding and/or providing assistance when survivors do not qualify for these funding options. As one such strategy, NRCDV's July 2019 TA Question of the Month highlights examples of partnerships to provide free moving services to survivors.
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January 2019

NRCDV Radio: Human Trafficking: A Conversation with Freedom Network USA

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In this NRCDV Radio podcast, Marium Durrani (Director of Public Policy, NRCDV) and Karen Romero Training Institute Director, Freedom Network USA) discuss the many intersections involving human trafficking, including housing and homelessness. 
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November 2018

Widening the Lens: The Bi-directional Pathways between Domestic Violence and Social Factors

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This brief provides a synthesis of the research connecting housing instability, economic insecurity, substance misuse, and domestic violence. It also includes a short discussion of the broad social context in which patterns of domestic violence occur and a series of recommendations for decision makers, policy developers, and organizational leaders working to prevent domestic violence in their communities.