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February 2022

Seeking Safety, Equity and Justice: 2021 Ohio Statewide Survey Results: Domestic Violence Survivors’ Experience with Law Enforcement, Courts, Child Welfare, and Social Service Systems

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The seeds for this survey were planted in the months following the murder of George Floyd in 2020. Like the advocates at our member programs, ODVN wanted to better understand how survivors—women of color, specifically, along with other marginalized groups—experience law enforcement and other parts of the response system. We surveyed 505 survivors across the state to get some answers.
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February 2022

Sexual Harassment & Misconduct

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This document from the International Association of Chiefs of Police features a model policy designed to provide police agencies with concrete guidance and directives regarding sexual harassment and misconduct. It also includes a "Concepts & Issues Paper" designed to provide context and background information to support a Model Policy for a deeper understanding of the topic.
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January 2022

EITC Income Limits, Maximum Credit Amounts and Tax Law Updates

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Available in multiple languages, this page has the 2021 tax year income limits, maximum EITC amount and the EITC-related tax law changes. Information for tax years 2016 through 2022 is also available.
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January 2022

The Never-Ending Maze: Continued Failure to Protect Indigenous Women from Sexual Violence in the USA

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More than half of all American Indian and Alaska Native women have experienced sexual violence in their lifetime; one in three have experienced rape. The US government continues to fail to adequately prevent and respond to such violence. This report details some of the factors that contribute the high rates of sexual violence against Indigenous women, and the barriers to justice that they continue to face.
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January 2022

EITC & CTC Outreach Toolkits

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Three important tax credit expansions provide a historic opportunity to reduce poverty. These toolkits support efforts to help people who are newly eligible claim these payments by filing their 2021 tax return.
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January 2022

Advance Child Tax Credit Payments in 2021

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The IRS has created a special Advance Child Tax Credit 2021 page designed to provide the most up-to-date information about the credit and the advance payments. You can find information about tools related to the Child Tax Credit on this webpage.
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January 2022

Topic No. 602 Child and Dependent Care Credit

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This page provides basic information about dollar limits, qualifying individuals, and reporting for the Child and Dependent Care Credit.
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January 2022

Sex Trafficking of Black Women and Girls

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This fact sheet outlines why we need to shift the narratives around sex trafficking to center Black survivors.
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December 2021

Disability and Earned Income Tax Credit

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This webpage provides information about what disability benefits apply as earned income for EITC, claiming a qualifying child with a disability, and more.
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December 2021

American Opportunity Tax Credit

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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
December 2021

De vuelta a lo básico: Colaborando con sobrevivientes y comunidades para promover la equidad en la salud en las intersecciones de la violencia sexual y de pareja íntima

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Este recurso hace conexiones entre la equidad en la salud y nuestro trabajo para prevenir la violencia sexual y de pareja íntima. Centra las historias de los sobrevivientes en las intersecciones del racismo sistémico, la violencia y la opresión. En él se estudian formas de crear capacidad individual y a nivel organizativo para hacer frente a la desigualdad en materia de salud. Y, ofrece un llamado a la acción para aquellos quienes están dispuestos a comprometerse con la equidad de la salud en su trabajo de prevención de la violencia de género.
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December 2021

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.