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Why Inclusiveness? Inclusiveness and Its Benefits for Nonprofit Organizations

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This publication from the Denver Foundation discusses the value of inclusiveness in nonprofit organizations.
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Agency’s Use of Technology Best Practices & Policies Toolkit

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The way domestic violence, sexual assault, and other victim service agencies use technology can impact the security, privacy, and safety of the survivors who access their services. This toolkit contains recommended best practices, policy suggestions, and handouts on the use of common technologies.
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Selecting a Database

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This page includes resources and information on how agencies can select the most secure and survivor-centered database for their program.
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In Our Own Voice: African American Stories of Oppression, Survival and Recovery in Mental Health Systems

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This guide provides historical highlights regarding African-American survivors and mental health treatment in America; explores the themes shared in the collected oral histories; provides strategies for using history projects as a tool for personal and community healing and social change; and includes resources to assist you in starting your own history project.
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The "Problem" Woman of Colour in the Workplace

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This graphic walks through common experiences faced by women of color in the workplace and organizational responses, such as denial of racism, retaliation, and targeting and attacking "problem" women of color.
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Know Your Rights: A Guide to Your Rights When Interacting with Law Enforcement

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This guide contains information about the rights of immigrants and what to do when encountering immigration agents, the police or FBI in different places.
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Prosecution Guide to Effective Collaboration on Elder Abuse

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This guide provides an overview of the prosecutor’s use of multidisciplinary collaboration to more effectively identify, prosecute and prevent elder abuse, neglect and exploitation.
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What You Should Know About Violence and Harassment Against LGBT Individuals

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This factsheet contains information on violence and harassment against LGBT individuals. Topics covered include LGBT youth violence and harassment, likelihood of experiencing violence and harassment for transgender people, LGBT couples and intimate partner violence, health impacts, and intersectionality of race and LGBT identity.
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Identifying and Assisting LGBT Elder Abuse Clients: A Guide for Abuse Professionals

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This guide contains information for advocates on identifying and working with LGBT specific elder abuse. The guide covers terms, historical factors related to LGBT elders, new rights and protections for LGBT elders and suggested practices in working with LGBT older adults.
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Deaf Persons and Experts Speak Out Against Inclusion

This resource compiles writings from Deaf person and professionals who oppose the Inclusion movement.
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How to Protect Yourself and Your Children from Domestic Violence: Safety Planning for Immigrant and Refugee Women

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This document offers guidance to immigrant survivors for planning their safety at home and at work and for planning for safety of their children. Available in English and Spanish.
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The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967

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Prohibiting employment discrimination against persons 40 years of age or older.