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June 2021

A Health Equity Approach to Preventing Sexual Violence

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Preventing sexual violence means we all must address deep-rooted abuses of power that contribute to inequities in health, safety, and well-being. This publication from the National Sexual Violence Resource Center and Prevention Institute offers insight into how employ a health equity approach to sexual violence prevention.
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May 2021

U Visa Certification and T Visa Declaration Toolkit for Law Enforcement Agencies and Prosecutors

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By providing U‐visa certifications and T visa declarations, law enforcement and prosecution officials add to their arsenal of crime fighting tools when immigrant victims feel safer coming forward to report crimes. This document provides a wide variety of background information on the U‐visa and T visa programs.
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April 2021

Shrouded in Silence: Police Sexual Violence: What We Know & What Can We Do About It

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Survivors of police sexual violence are rarely heard from or discussed in either conversation, and their experiences generally do not drive organizing and advocacy in either context. This report is intended to contribute to breaking this silence, to summarize what we know about sexual violence by law enforcement officers, and to offer concrete steps toward prevention of police sexual violence and increased safety, support, and opportunities for healing for survivors.
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April 2021

Breaking the Silence: Supporting Survivors of Police Sexual Violence

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Amidst a growing national conversation about sexual violence sparked by #MeToo and the ‘me, too.’ movement originated by Tarana Burke, and an ongoing national reckoning around the violence of policing, one form of sexual and police violence remains shrouded in silence: police sexual violence. This is a curriculum for sexual assault service providers intended to accompany Interrupting Criminalization’s report Shrouded in Silence: Police Sexual Violence - What We Know and What We Can Do About It.
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March 2021

What Shelter and Rental Housing Assistance Are Available to Immigrant Survivors During COVID-19?

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Immigrant survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, stalking, and human trafficking face unique challenges when accessing and maintaining safe housing. This document clarifies some misconceptions and provides resources and tools supporting advocacy on behalf of immigrant survivors. 
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March 2021

Holding Space, Creating Safety: A Toolkit for Facilitating Conversations about Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence for Bisexual Peer Support Groups

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This toolkit explores how sexual and intimate partner violence impacts bi+ communities and how support and social group facilitators can address these issues. It offers facilitation tips and guides that lead you through imagining and creating a peer support group.
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February 2021

Report on Faith Leader Listening Sessions: Community Responses to Domestic and Sexual Violence and Safe Housing for Survivors

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This report highlights key findings from a series of listening sessions with faith leaders, hosted by the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence and Jewish Women International. The report highlights the role faith leaders and communities play or could play at the intersection of faith, spirituality, religion and gender-based violence response and prevention, with a particular emphasis upon increasing safe housing options for survivors.
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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

Vital Signs: Violence Impacts Teens’ Lives

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This CDC Vital Signs report examines the types of violence experienced by teens age 14 to 18 years old and highlights how experiences of violence are associated with health conditions and risky behaviors.
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February 2021

Advocating for Survivor Services & Prevention with Congress: A Toolkit

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It is easy to feel overwhelmed by the legislative process, which can be both complex and impersonal. This toolkit from RALIANCE provides simple tips for on meeting with legislators, key talking points, and more.
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January 2021

Violence Prevention at CDC

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Violence is a serious problem in the United States. It affects people in all stages of life—from infants to the elderly—and has profound impact on lifelong health, opportunity, and well-being. This webpage from the CDC defines violence as a public health issue and offers resources for primary prevention using a public health framework.
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  • NRCDV Publications
January 2021

What is the connection between domestic violence, sexual assault, and reproductive justice and how does it impact Black women?

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Despite high rates of physical and sexual abuse, discriminatory practices against Black people, and Black women and femmes in particular, have led to both a lack of access to quality sexual and reproductive care and/or ethical, nondiscriminatory healthcare treatment. In the January 2021 TA Question of the Month, Alana C. Brown explores the connections between domestic violence, sexual assault, and reproductive justice for Black women.