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total results: 1980  | date published date added a-z

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Online Removal Guide

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This guide from Cyber Civil Rights Initiative gives detailed information on how to report nonconsensual pornography on various online platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
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Immigration Issues

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This fact sheet provides basic information for transgender immigrants in the U.S. regarding some of the most common problems, including violence and the threat of being detained or deported.
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Did You Know Your Relationship Affects Your Health? A Train the Trainers Curriculum on Addressing IPV, Reproductive and Sexual Coercion

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This curriculum focuses on the crucial role of the health care provider in identifying and addressing IPV, reproductive coercion, and sexual coercion, providing training, tools, and resources to help health care providers address these complex and sometimes uncomfortable issues.
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Predatory Lending: The New Face of Economic Injustice

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The document describes the discriminatory practices of predatory lending and their impact on African Americans and Latinos in particular. Analysis is offered as to the effects of predatory lending on the already disproportionate wealth gap between African Americans and whites and Latinos and whites. Mortgage lending, auto lending, and payday lending are all concisely reviewed. Advocates may find this document helpful as a primer and tool for prioritizing and acting on issues that affect affordable housing.
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Human Resources and Justice: Addressing Racism and Sexism in the Workplace

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In many organizations, the current predominant human resource approach is narrowly focused and leaves a missed opportunity for HR professionals to help dismantle the systemic racial barriers that exist in organizations. This document from RoadMap explores how organizations can reclaim the broader understanding and practice of human resources to center gender and racial equity in order to support the success and accountability of our organizations’ number one asset: the people.
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AOL/NCSA Online Safety Study

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This report details the results of a study of 354 adult internet users, to measure their understanding and awareness of online security issues and examine their firewall settings, anti-virus software, potential virus infections, parental control software, and spyware.
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Domestic Child Sex Trafficking and the Juvenile Justice System

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This paper outlines the need to identify child victims of sex trafficking prior to their arrest for juvenile prostitution and the need for appropriate services and safeguards for these victims.
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Welfare Rules Database

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In 1997, the Urban Institute created a one-stop resource for comparing TANF programs across states, and understanding changes in state specific TANF rules such eligibility requirements, benefit standards, earned income disregards, etcetera. The Welfare Rules Database is a comprehensive site that includes TANF rules for all 50 dates and the District of Columbia.
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The 5 D's of Bystander Intervention

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Bystanders can make a choice to actively and visibly take a stand against harassment when they see it. Hollaback's "5 D’s" (Direct, Distract, Delay, Delegate, Document) are different methods that bystanders can use to support someone who is being harassed, emphasize that harassment is not okay, and demonstrate to people in your life that they too have the power to make our communities and workplaces safer. 
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Your Kids Make Memories Everyday

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This poster informs the perpetrators of domestic violence about the negative effects of domestic violence on children and encourages the perpetrators to stop abuse.
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Delphi Instrument for Hospital-based Domestic Violence Programs

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This validated tool, which can be self-administered or administered by external evaluators, can be used to track and measure the progress of a hospital in improving its response to domestic violence.
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Improving Services and Outreach to the Latino Community

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The article suggests that programs evaluate their effectiveness in addressing specific Latino community needs, recognize and address barriers to serving Latino communities, and learn about diversity within Latino communities. The article also suggests eliminating stereotypes, developing organization wide language competency, and ensuring that all staff have a duty to serve all members of the community. Available in both English and Spanish.