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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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August 2019

Strong Families Respect Each Other: What Native Youth Need to Know About Domestic Violence

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The National Indigenous Women's Resource Center's Native Youth Handbook, produced in partnership with the Native Youth Sexual Health Network, contains definitions on domestic violence, examples of controlling violence, what to do if you are experiencing domestic violence in any form, for family and friends of people experiencing domestic violence and how Native youth can lead the change to breaking the silence around domestic violence in their communities.
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August 2019

Domestic and Family Violence in Hmong Communities

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This factsheet offers demographic data, statistics, and resources on domestic violence, sexual assault, and other forms of abuse in Hmong communities.
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June 2019

May 2019 Findings: Immigrant Survivors Fear Reporting Violence

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A coalition of national organizations gathered feedback from nearly six hundred advocates and attorneys from across the U.S., learning that many immigrant victims of domestic and sexual violence are now too afraid to call the police or go to court to get help. Advocates report that survivors have an increased fear of deportation, retaliation by their abusers, and separation from their children.
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  • NRCDV Publications
June 2019

Domestic Violence: Grants for Survivors and Advocates

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These funding opportunities are for survivors of domestic violence and domestic violence advocates. All grants are available to a national audience.
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  • NRCDV Publications
May 2019

How can domestic violence (DV) programs partner with home visiting programs to better support survivors and their children?

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For families experiencing domestic violence, home visitors can play a key role in screening for abuse, assisting with safety planning and providing referrals to advocacy services. NRCDV's May 2019 TA Question of the Month highlights the experiences of a collaborative initiative implemented in the state of Florida to better equip home visitors to offer support to families experiencing or at-risk for intimate partner violence.
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May 2019

Mentoring Youth in the Foster Care System Toolkit

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By focusing on staff and mentor training, skill-building, and expanding social networks, mentoring programs can have a profound impact on the lives of youth who have experienced the foster care system. This toolkit is designed to help staff from mentoring programs that serve youth in foster care mitigate some of the challenges they face.
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  • NRCDV Publications
April 2019

Policy & Advocacy in Action: Episode 27: Dismantling Racism and Ableism - Centering the Margins

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NRCDV Radio's new podcast show, Policy & Advocacy in Action, brings stories of real advocacy and the impact it has on individuals, communities, and the policy arena. In the first episode, disability rights activist Renee Lopez speaks about the importance of centering the voices of people of color with disabilities in the work for social justice and collective liberation.
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April 2019

Model Policy: Domestic Violence

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The purpose of this policy is to establish agency priorities, guidelines, and procedures to be followed by law enforcement officers in response to domestic violence calls.
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  • NRCDV Publications
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April 2019

The Impact of Adultification on Child Survivors of Trauma with an Emphasis on Children of Color

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This webinar addresses the impact adultification has on children who experience trauma with an emphasis on black girls. Through storytelling, participants will learn about from presenter Jacqueline Miller’s story as it unfolds in three dimensions, revealing how to develop a framework for building resilience with youth and communities of color.
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  • NRCDV Publications
March 2019

NRCDV Radio: International Women's Day 2019: Honoring our Indigenous Sisters

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In this NRCDV Radio podcast, Cody Hammer, a member of the Cherokee Nation, descendant of the Muskogee Creek Nation, and a photo artist discusses activism, Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG), and raising strong young women.
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March 2019

States Can Adopt or Expand Earned Income Tax Credits to Build a Stronger Future Economy

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This paper makes the case for why states should consider a state-based EITC program. It explains how the EITC design rewards working families, how most states model their EITCs on the federal credit, and how state EITCs are easy to administer and less expensive than many other tax cuts.
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March 2019

Start from the Ground Up: Increasing Support for Girls of Color

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The Start from the Ground Up: Increasing Support for Girls of Color report and companion toolkit open a window into opportunities for philanthropy to be more equitable and accountable to girls of color and shines a light on how critical the reality of underfunding is for organizations led by and for girls of color.