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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.
total results: 1833  | date published date added a-z

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.

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  • General Material
December 2020

Transformational Collaborations: Considerations to Apply a Racial Equity Lens

Author(s): Publisher(s):
A critical analysis of collaboration efforts that involve culturally specific organizations shows they often amount to little more than a referral network, function independently, and centralize leadership and control. This publication will help expose the subtle, yet insidious mechanisms that lead to the marginalization of people of color and culturally specific organizations, offer strategies to resist these mechanisms, and provide recommendations to transform collaborations into equitable partnerships.
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  • General Material
December 2020

Strategies to Recruit, Hire, and Sustain Diversity in the Workplace

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While there is strong empirical confirmation that effectively recruiting, hiring, and retaining a diverse staff is positively correlated with increased organizational performance, many studies and surveys show that many organizations struggle to do so. This report offers suggestions for a more comprehensive recruitment, interview, and selection processes and provides a primer to think about and redesign the existing structures that impede inclusion and equity in the workplace and to create the foundation needed to sustain diversity.
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  • General Material
December 2020

Building a Culture of Trust

Author(s): Publisher(s):
Workplace discussion on issues such as racism, ageism, and heteronormativity can be difficult even in circumstances where people have strong relationships and can assume goodwill. This document provides guidance to help organizations build connections that can foster trust; engage in the development of strong teams; and promote communication and development opportunities between and among staff when embarking on or building up their equity efforts.
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  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
November 2020

NRCDV Radio Episode 38: Policy & Advocacy in Action: Survivors Know Best

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In the latest episode of Policy & Advocacy in Action, Marium Durrani, NRCDV's Director of Policy and Tannia Ventura, FreeFrom's Director of Service Provider Engagement & Education, discuss FreeFrom's report entitled: Survivors Know Best: How to Disrupt Intimate Partner Violence During COVID-19 and Beyond.
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  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
October 2020

National Call for Unity 2020: One Voice for Survivors Justice

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Every year the National Call for Unity kicks off Domestic Violence Awareness Month by offering an opportunity to mourn, celebrate, and connect with advocates from national, state, and community-based organizations, governmental agencies, allied movements, survivors and their family and friends.
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  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
September 2020

National Prevention Town Hall Breakout Session 2A: Intersecting Pandemics

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In September 2020, the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence held its first National Prevention Town Hall. This session explores how and why the COVID-19 crisis has impacted communities of color and women differently than white communities.
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  • General Material
September 2020

We Still Deserve Safety: Renewing the Call to End the Criminalization of Women and Girls of Color

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YWCA undertook a media review for the years 2017-2020 and examined the extent to which women and girls of color continue to be criminalized and racially profiled by law enforcement. Three years after first issuing We Deserve Safety: Ending the Criminalization of Women and Girls of Color, YWCA’s 2020 review paints a disturbing picture of the gendered racial profiling and criminalization that girls and women of color continue to experience.
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  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
September 2020

National Prevention Town Hall Closing Plenary: Integration of Anti-Racism Work, Intervention, and Prevention into One Mission

Author(s): Publisher(s):
In September 2020, the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence held its first National Prevention Town Hall. In the closing plenary of the town hall, panelists Chéree Thomas, Lisa Winchell-Caldwell, and Averett Robey offer wisdom on how the domestic violence field can integrate anti-racism work, intervention, and prevention into one mission.
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  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
September 2020

National Prevention Town Hall Breakout Session 2C: Addressing Wage Equity & Economic Justice at All Levels of Our Movement

Author(s): Publisher(s):
In September 2020, the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence held its first National Prevention Town Hall. In this breakout session, presenters Merkeb Yohannes and Layla Elabed from the Michigan Coalition to End Domestic & Sexual Violence (MCEDSV) share lessons learned from MCEDSV's efforts to center economic justice and wage equity at all levels of their work, both internally and externally.
Materials
  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
September 2020

National Prevention Town Hall Opening Panel: Advancing Our Collective Liberation

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In September 2020, the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence held its first National Prevention Town Hall. The opening session, Advancing Our Collective Liberation, centers the goals of the town hall, allowing space for panelists from each state to respond to questions posed by participants in order to offer inspiration and explore new ideas for moving our work forward.