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February 2021

NRCDV Radio Episode 39: Stories of Transformation: Joy, Pride & Passion of Youth Activism

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Young people have always been a crucial part of movement building and organizing. In this NRCDV Radio podcast production, host Lamar Greene and guests explore the pride, passion, creativity, and joy of youth activism.
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February 2021

WEBINAR: Not Neutral: The Impact of Mandatory Reporting on Domestic Violence Survivors

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As increasing light is shed on the limitations of criminal legal responses to domestic violence, calls for community-based solutions that do not involve the criminal legal system are growing louder. This Teen Dating Violence Awareness & Prevention Month (TDVAM) webinar explores the impact of mandatory reporting on domestic violence survivors, highlighting unique impacts for LGBTQ young people.
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February 2021

WEBINAR: Meaningful Partnerships to Support Youth at the Intersections of Homelessness and Gender-Based Violence

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Recognizing and understanding the intersections of youth homelessness/housing insecurity and gender-based violence is critical to creating meaningful services and effective intervention and prevention strategies. This webinar examines the scope and unique characteristics of relationship violence amongst RHY, and explores the why and the how of building and sustaining effective community collaborations to best serve youth at the intersections.
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February 2021

Racial Disparities in Youth Incarceration Persist

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This report shows incarceration disparities state-by-state and how those disparities have changed over the last 10 years. It offers recommendations to confront racism in the juvenile justice system.
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January 2021

More Than Just a Piece of Paper: A Toolkit for Advocates on Firearms and Domestic Violence During COVID-19

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This toolkit from the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence and Firearms, a project of the Battered Women's Justice Project, provides advocates with tools for engaging conversations, both locally and on the state level, on the impact of firearms on domestic violence victim-survivors, particularly during periods of wide-spread crises, such as the COVID-19 pandemic.
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January 2021

EITC and CTC Comparison Chart

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This chart compares EITC and CTC qualifications based on income, taxpayer ID number, filing status, age requirement, and child qualifications.
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December 2020

Transformational Collaborations: Considerations to Apply a Racial Equity Lens

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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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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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December 2020

Building a Culture of Trust

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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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December 2020

Domestic Violence: A Primer for Child Welfare Professionals

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Child welfare professionals, domestic violence services advocates, and other community stakeholders are increasingly working together to address the impact of domestic violence on children. This primer provides practitioners with a high-level overview of the complex intersections between domestic violence and child welfare and points to promising practices for casework. 
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December 2020

Child Tax Credit: For use in preparing 2020 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.
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December 2020

What Is Child Welfare? A Guide for Domestic Violence Services Advocates

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Child welfare workers and domestic violence services (DVS) advocates recognize that domestic violence adversely impacts family safety and well-being and puts children at increased risk for maltreatment. This guide provides an overview of basic child welfare services, describes how DVS advocates and child welfare professionals can support one another's efforts in working with families, and presents resources for more information.