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October 2019

Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence Need Paid Safe Days

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Nearly 20 million people experience domestic violence, sexual violence or stalking by intimate partners every year in the United States. Nearly 1,300 women die from intimate partner violence and nearly two million are injured each year. This fact sheet outlines how a national paid sick and safe days standard would help provide victims and survivors the support and job stability they need to escape and address violence.
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  • NRCDV Publications
September 2019

How can protective orders support survivors’ safety?

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Protective orders, also called restraining orders, protection orders, or injunctions depending on the state, can be an invaluable tool that survivors can utilize to obtain safety. NRCDV's September 2019 TA Question of the Month outlines some of the key ways in which protective orders can support survivors' safety.
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September 2019

Emergency Financial First Aid Kit (EFFAK): Strengthen Your Financial Preparedness for Disasters and Emergencies

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The EFFAK is a flexible tool designed to help individuals and families at all income levels collect and secure the documentation they would need to get on the road to recovery without unnecessary delays, should disaster strike.
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September 2019

Criminal Victimization, 2018

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This report is the 46th in a series that began in 1973. It provides official estimates of criminal victimizations reported and not reported to police from the National Crime Victimization Survey. It describes the characteristics of crimes, victims, and offenders.
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August 2019

Innocent Spouse Relief (Including Separation of Liability and Equitable Relief)

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In some instances, married people can get relief from joint tax liability. This site describes three types of relief, including the Innocent Spousal Relief which provides relief if your spouse or former spouse failed to report income, reported income improperly or claimed improper deductions or credits.
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  • NRCDV Publications
August 2019

How can I help domestic violence survivors who are involved in custody cases and don't have a lawyer?

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For survivors with children, custody issues are often a major concern, but the majority of survivors seeking courts orders or court decisions through the family court do so without an attorney’s guidance. NRCDV's August 2019 TA Question of the Month explores how advocates can support survivors navigating custody cases without an attorney.
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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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August 2019

Topic 607 - Adoption Credit and Adoption Assistance Programs

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This page provides general information about the ATC including who can qualify, refund levels, and links to the necessary forms. The site also explains changes to the ATC over the past few years.
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  • Training Tools
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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July 2019

Tax Benefits for Education: Information Center

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This page provides information about tax credits, deductions and savings plans that can help taxpayers with their expenses for higher education.
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June 2019

American Opportunity Tax Credit: Questions and Answers

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This page provides basic information about the AOTC, including how to qualify, which expenses are allowable, and where to access application forms.
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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.