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January 2018

Over-Incarceration of Trans Survivors & Immigrant Detention as Part of Mass Incarceration

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Reflecting the expertise of advocates and survivors, this report from the field broadens the scope of mass incarceration to be culturally responsive to survivors in communities of color.
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  • NRCDV Publications
November 2017

How can my agency better respond to formerly incarcerated survivors?

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In NRCDV's November 2017 TA Question of the month, guest writer Jacqueline Miller shares advice and helpful resources for serving formerly incarcerated survivors.
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September 2017

We Deserve Safety: Ending the Criminalization of Women & Girls of Color

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This briefing paper and fact sheet describe unique and particular ways in which girls and women of color experience racial profiling and criminalization across a range of situations and settings. YWCA references studies and reports that document patterns, trends, and statistical comparisons between racial and ethnic groups, as well as news articles and media accounts to illustrate experiences of women and girls of color.
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  • Training Tools
April 2017

Positive Youth Development Toolkit

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This resource from the Council of Juvenile Correctional Administrators is designed to help agencies, organizations, and stakeholders improve services, programs, and outcomes for youth involved in the juvenile justice system.
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July 2016

Giving Birth Behind Bars: A Guide for Achieving Reproductive Justice for Incarcerated Women

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This resource is a collection of materials developed by and for communities most affected by the expansion of the prison industrial complex and confronting reproductive oppression within the confines of the walls of these institutions.
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March 2016

Do You See How Much I'm Suffering Here? Abuse Against Transgender Women in U.S. Immigration Detention

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This report documents 28 cases of transgender women who were held in US immigration detention between 2011 and 2015, more than half of whom were held in men’s facilities at some point.
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January 2016

An End to the War on Black Trans, Queer and Gender Nonconforming People

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This brief outlines the problems that black trans, queer, and gender nonconforming people face with institutions such as police and prisons, employment, healthcare, housing. It also offers action steps for the federal, state, and local levels.
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November 2015

Reproductive Justice Hearing: Criminal Punishment & Civil Regulation of Pregnant Women

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Expert panels covered issues such as violations of women’s reproductive privacy, women's mass incarceration (and their health behind bars), access to reproductive health services, domestic violence, online sexual harassment, and the religious objections to medical services.
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July 2015

Women’s Experiences of Abuse as a Risk Factor for Incarceration: A Research Update

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This Applied Research paper provides an update to Mary Gilfus’ (2002) publication on the pathways from victimization to incarceration among women and girls, based on the relevant research published in the past 12 years. This research provides additional findings about the extent of victimization experienced by women and girls under correctional control, and a deeper understanding of the ways in which experience of victimization can lead to incarceration.
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January 2015

Reproductive Injustice: The State of Reproductive Health Care for Women in New York State Prisons

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This report details top findings on reproductive healthcare in the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision, including the fact that reproductive healthcare for women in New York State prisons is woefully substandard, with women routinely facing poor-quality care and assaults on their basic human dignity and reproductive rights.
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January 2015

Why Opposing Hyper-Incarceration Should be Central to the Work of the Anti-Domestic Violence Movement

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This law review advances the argument that activists working to combat domestic violence should advocate against the current system of mass incarceration.