Our favorite childhood stories tend to stick with us. In our June TA Question of the Month, Casey Keene discusses the power of children's books in creating social change.
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Partnerships between DV advocates and home visitors have emerged as a promising model for the prevention of future abuse and for helping families heal from trauma. This TAQ highlights the experiences of a collaborative initiative implemented in the state of Florida to better equip home visitors to offer support to families experiencing or at-risk for intimate partner violence.
By Susan Sullivan, Prevention Campaign Specialist for the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC)
Art "helps us manifest our power and our vision into something real; it inspires and connects us to each other… Through culture we bring our vision alive, reclaim our histories and identities, and draw on the strength of our ancestors.” -INCITE!
“When we treat each other with respect and value each other, we have the beginnings of ending violence in our communities. Promoting ‘unity’ is how we can accomplish those goals.” - Tanae LeClaire
The issue of human trafficking has gained tremendous attention over the last two decades. The relatively new “popularity” of this crime has provided needed protections for survivors and resources for victim service providers in the field, however it has also allowed for misconceptions.