The need for safe, affordable, accessible, and stable housing is one of the most pressing concerns for American Indian and Alaska Native survivors of gender-based violence. A new report highlights the intersection of gender-based violence, housing instability and its impact on Native women, their families and communities including recommendations for practice, policy and research.
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February 2020 marks 10 years of working to prevent teen dating violence for Teen Dating Violence Awareness & Prevention Month. This issue of the PreventIPV newsletter highlights resources for promoting community connectedness and mobilization for social change, with a particular focus on youth-centered initiatives.
While these abuse tactics are certainly not exclusive to teens and can show up in relationships between people of any age, young people experience emotional abuse at alarming rates. This February marks the 10th anniversary of Teen Dating Violence Awareness & Prevention Month (TDVAM), which means that this month is the perfect time to turn outrage into action to prevent emotional abuse and to promote safe and healthy relationship norms for teens.
Today is Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Awareness Day, a time to bring attention to the EITC and other refundable tax credits to encourage more eligible taxpayers to claim them. Some 25 million working households claimed nearly $63 billion in federal EITCs last year.
February 2020 is almost here and we are celebrating 10 years of awareness efforts to end and prevent teen dating violence.
As domestic violence shelters build capacity to serve diverse populations and strive to become culturally competent, it is important for advocates to understand how they can have a direct impact on the outcome of the survivor’s path.