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January 2014

Language Access: Considerations & Recommendations for Advocates Supporting Survivors of Violence

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This TA brief provides considerations and recommendations for program implementation and developments within anti-violence and legal services agencies. It aims to enable LEP survivors to better navigate the significant challenges faced, strengthen advocacy, and further equal access to justice. 
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  • Training Tools
  • General Material
January 2014

Ensuring Meaningful Access for Survivors with Limited English Proficiency (LEP)

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According to the U.S. Census, over 25 million people over the age of five living in the United States speak a language other than English, and do not speak English very well. In order to carry out enhanced safety planning, ensure meaningful access to services, and provide critical information to assist survivors in making informed choices, it is imperative to ensure meaningful access to services for ALL survivors.
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  • General Material
May 2013

Audism: A Theory and Practice of Audiocentric Privilege

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This brief document reviews the history of the term audism and provides examples of audist practices and their intersections.
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  • General Material
April 2013

National Survey of Service Providers on Police Response to Immigrant Crime Victims, U Visa Certification and Language Access

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This report explores police responses to immigrant victims of crime from the perspectives of various service providers, including legal services, pro bono attorneys, social service organizations, domestic violence/sexual assault programs, law enforcement and prosecutors offices.
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  • General Material
January 2013

Meaningful Access for Individuals with Limited English Proficiency (Acceso Significativo para Personas con Dominio Limitado del Ingles)

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This issue of Synergy is dedicated to immigration and child protection and custody issues in the context of domestic violence. This article describes the obstacles that victims with limited English proficiency face in our judicial system and how to improve the situation for them and their families.
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  • General Material
January 2013

A girl's right to learn without fear: Working to end gender-based violence at school

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This plan calls on governments to prioritize actions tied to 8 key principles to ensure that all children can learn free from violence, and that girls benefit from their equal right to education.
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  • General Material
January 2013

Realidades Latinas: A National Survey on the Impact of Immigration and Language Access on Latina Survivors

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This report provides an analysis of the results of a survey administered over a period of six weeks to over 1,300 Hotline callers who identified as Latin@ survivors of domestic violence. The questions were geared towards survivors’ experiences accessing services and demonstrated the challenges faced by survivors due to language access issues.
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  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
December 2012

How can my organization create accessible materials in alternate languages?

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The way we use language is connected to our hometowns, cultures and families; language isn’t just the way we communicate, but a direct reflection on the lens through which we view the world. NRCDV's December 2012 TA Question of the Month addresses language access.
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  • General Material
March 2012

Etiquette for ASL Students and Signers

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This page gives etiquette tips for those who know sign language or ASL and wish to interact in the Deaf community.
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  • General Material
December 2011

Language Access and Domestic Violence: Communicating with Limited English Proficient Individuals

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This document provides recommendations for service providers for working with domestic violence survivors with limited English proficiency. Ethical and legal considerations are discussed, as well as tips for working with interpreters.
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  • General Material
November 2011

Domestic Violence Materials in Asian & Pacific Islander Languages

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The Asian Pacific Institute on Gender-Based Violence assembled this compilation of over 500 resources on domestic violence translated into 32 Asian and Pacific Islander languages.
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  • General Material
January 2011

Abuse in the Deaf Community

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This page provides information about abuse in the Deaf community, including information on the unique circumstances faced by victims and common Deaf-specific tactics used by abusive partners.