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November 2018

The Premium Tax Credit

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This IRS website provides basic information on eligibility for the premium tax credit, reporting changes in circumstance to the marketplace, and claiming the credit on federal tax returns. The website also links to IRS publications, regulations, and notices related to the premium tax credit.
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November 2018

Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010: Information Center

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The Act was passed and signed into law in December 2010. It extends Bush-era tax cuts, unemployment insurance, and specific provisions under ARRA including key tax credit programs for families. This page provides an overview of the Act and implications for tax payers.
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November 2018

Widening the Lens: The Bi-directional Pathways between Domestic Violence and Social Factors

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This brief provides a synthesis of the research connecting housing instability, economic insecurity, substance misuse, and domestic violence. It also includes a short discussion of the broad social context in which patterns of domestic violence occur and a series of recommendations for decision makers, policy developers, and organizational leaders working to prevent domestic violence in their communities.
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November 2018

Latinx Thriving Families Campaign

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The Latinx Thriving Families Campaign is designed to increase access and improve systems and responses to Latinx abused parents and their children by the integration of a comprehensive anti-oppression and social equity framework.
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November 2018

Uncovering Sexual Assault in Domestic Violence Calls: An Improved Law Enforcement Response to Assess for Sexual Violence, Build an Evidence Based Case and Reduce Gender Bias Webinar

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This webinar explains how law enforcement can evolve from not properly addressing intimate partner sexual violence (IPSV) in domestic violence situations to a practical, well trained response.
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November 2018

Top Ten Adoption Tax Credit Facts to Consider

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This webpage provides basic information about adoption tax benefits.
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November 2018

Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women & Girls: A Snapshot of Data from 71 Urban Cities in the United States

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This report details findings from the Urban Indian Health Institute's 2017 study aimed at assessing the number and dynamics of cases of missing and murdered American Indian and Alaska Native women and girls in cities across the United States.
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October 2018

Dreams Deferred: A Survey on the Impact of Intimate Partner Violence on Survivors’ Education, Careers, and Economic Security

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This report examines the educational, career, and economic effects of intimate partner violence by presenting findings from a survey of 164 survivors developed by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research and administered at transitional housing programs, shelters, and other domestic violence programs in 11 states and the District of Columbia. 
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October 2018

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in Recruitment, Hiring and Retention

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The practices and tools provided in this document are intended to support organizations in their evolving practices to achieve increased equity, diversity, and inclusion in their offices by addressing historical discrepancies in recruitment, hiring and retention efforts.
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October 2018

Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity (SO/GI) Data Collection: Guidance for FVPSA Grantees

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This guidance document supports FVPSA grantees in determining the best ways to collect sexual orientation and gender identity data of survivors given the agency’s unique strengths, needs, and community context.
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September 2018

The Economic Cost of Intimate Partner Violence: Implications for Prevention

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In this webinar recording, researchers from PreventConnect, the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence (NRCDV), and CDC explore the long-term economic cost of intimate partner violence and implications for prevention policy and practice.
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August 2018

Out of the Shadows: An Analysis of Sexual Harassment Charges Filed by Working Women

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In order to paint a clearer picture of workplace sexual harassment, the National Women’s Law Center analyzed sexual harassment charges filed with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission by women in the private sector between 2012 and 2016. This analysis establishes a critical baseline for evaluating the impact, if any, of the MeToo movement on filings with the EEOC in future years.