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Policy & Systems Advocacy Content Topic Results

The results displayed below have been grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections - containing our most highly valued resources - then by individual related materials. Refine your search by category, types, author and/or publisher using the options provided. Sort by date published, date added, or alphabetically. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.
Results displayed are grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections then by individual related materials. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.
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Special Collection

Special Collection
May 2009

Poverty and Domestic Violence

This collection emphasizes key documents on children and poverty, how poverty is measured, the intersection of domestic violence and poverty, and media messaging.
Special Collection
January 2006

Welfare and Domestic Violence

This collection includes materials related to welfare, now known as the Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF), with a particular focus on the Family Violence Option and related provisions and their implementation at the federal and state level.
Special Collection
January 2000

Gender Bias in Policing

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  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
June 2020

How can advocates better understand Transformative Justice and its connection to gender-based violence intervention and prevention work?

Author(s): Publisher(s):
In NRCDV's June 2020 TA Question of the Month, guest writer Laura Chow Reeve from the Virginia Sexual & Domestic Violence Action Alliance discusses connections between domestic violence work and transformative justice.
Materials
  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
April 2020

WEBINAR: Addressing the Influences Implicit Biases, Inequities & Historical Trauma Have on Aging Processes for Children of Color

Author(s): Publisher(s):
Trauma and toxic stress often stem from experiences that occur disproportionately in the lives of girls and women, and of girls and women of color in particular. The adultification of African American girls who have histories of trauma has become the manifestation of how the needs of women and girls of color are overlooked and misunderstood. This webinar addresses the impact of implicit biases, inequities and historical trauma on the lives of children of color.
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  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
March 2020

What do advocates need to know to help survivors this tax season?

Author(s): Publisher(s):
Tax season can evoke a range of emotions for people, from excitement to anxiety. Frequently, tax time is associated with a tax refund, which can represent the single largest lump sum many families receive in any given year. These refunds can provide a pathway to transition out of poverty and to build wealth. NRCDV's March 2020 TA Question of the Month explores strategies for supporting survivors this tax season.
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  • General Material
March 2020

Paid Leave Will Help Close the Gender Wage Gap

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This fact sheet outlines the ways in which paid family and medical leave helps women remain in the workforce throughout their careers and helps equalize caregiving.
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  • General Material
March 2020

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Interim Guidance for Homeless Shelters

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Persons experiencing homelessness may be at risk for infection during an outbreak of COVID-19. This interim guidance is intended to support response planning by homeless service providers, including overnight emergency shelters, day shelters, and meal service providers.
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  • General Material
February 2020

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Communication Resources

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CDC offers free resources including video, fact sheets, and posters. Resources on this page can be used to guide service providers' communications with the field about how to stay safe and healthy.
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  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
January 2020

Policy & Advocacy in Action: Let’s Talk Human Trafficking

Author(s): Publisher(s):
In observance of Human Trafficking Awareness Month, NRCDV Radio's Policy & Advocacy in Action program chats with Maja Hasic, Human Trafficking Program Director for Tapestri. Discussing the challenges faced by survivors of human trafficking, Hasic explains Tapestri’s role as an anti-human trafficking organization for refugee and immigrants survivors.
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  • General Material
January 2020

Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) – Use the EITC Assistant to Find Out if You Should Claim it

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This current year EITC Assistant will help you: find out your filing status; find out if you are eligible for EITC; determine if your child or children meet the tests for a qualifying child; and estimate the amount of credit.
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  • General Material
January 2020

Child Tax Credit: For use in preparing 2019 Returns

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This booklet provides basic facts about the CTC, as well as worksheets to specifically determine the amount of CTC to claim on tax returns.