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Do Welfare and IDA Program Policies Affect Asset Holdings?

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Minimal research has examined the affect of public assistance rules on saving and asset accumulation among low-income families.
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Why Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Matter for Nonprofits

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Embracing diversity, equity, and inclusion as organizational values is a way to intentionally make space for positive outcomes to flourish, whether in the nonprofit capacity building or public policy spheres. This webpage from the National Council of Nonprofits explores why racial equity needs to be centered in all aspects of our work, and offers resources and tools for practice and discussion within nonprofit organizations.
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Publication 503: Child and Dependent Care Expenses

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This booklet provides an overview of the CDCTC, explains which expenses qualify, and includes charts for determining eligibility and worksheets for correctly claiming the CDCTC on tax returns.
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Tips for Allies of Transgender People

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The page includes a list of tips for anyone working to become a better ally to transgender people. The list is not exhaustive and cannot include all the "right" things to do or say because often there is no one "right" answer to every situation.
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Parent Guides from ConnectSafely

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This page provides a growing collection of short, clearly written guidebooks that demystify apps, services and platforms popular with kids and teens, written by parents for parents.
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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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Is Your "T" Written in Disappearing Ink? A Checklist for Transgender Inclusion

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This checklist is a first step for agencies to use while evaluating whether their polices and practices are inclusive to transgender people.
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Addressing Domestic Violence in a Clinical Setting

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This manual is designed for health professionals and addresses domestic violence from the clinical perspective, with a focus on assisting migrant and immigrant survivors of abuse.
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State Law Guide: Employment Rights for Victims of Domestic and Sexual Violence

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This guide provides descriptions of state/local laws and legislative proposals explicitly covering employer prohibitions related to treatment of DV survivors in certain circumstances.
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Dynamics of Domestic Violence Experienced by Immigrant Victims

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This chapter gives an introduction to domestic violence and the cultural and linguistic barriers that affect immigrant survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.
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Excerpts from the TANF Final Rule: Preamble and Regulations Related to Domestic Violence

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On April 12, 1999, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a final set of regulations to provide federal, state and tribal governments with direction in the administration of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program. Before issuing the Final Rule, HHS published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that included key provisions of TANF. The notice provided the public with an opportunity to submit comments regarding the proposed regulations.
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Elder Abuse Investigations: Training for Law Enforcement and Other Investigators

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The information in these modules from NCALL will enhance investigative skills, help you work effectively with older victims, and provide you with tools that can help keep victims safe and hold offenders accountable.