"During this time of social distancing and for some quarantine, more than ever survivors are isolated," said Sabrina Santiago, co-executive director of the Network/La Red, a survivor-led social justice organization based in Boston that works to end domestic abuse in LGBTQ communities.
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This spring, we invite you to pause and reflect on women who have inspired you, and consider how you honor them in your work for justice and peace.
Meaningful collaboration is so important that it sometimes becomes just another thing on our list to check off – but what does that mean about the kind of relationships we are building? The prevention team at the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) has learned some lessons about building authentic partnerships and wanted to share some of these things with you.
The National Resource Center on Domestic Violence has gathered resources capturing diverse perspectives on this work as it relates to the COVID-19 crisis, in addition to resources that can be utilized by preventionists, educators and caregivers alike to help foster family resilience, justice, and hope.
By Arlene Vassell, Vice President of Programs, Prevention and Social Change Despite the fear, despair, paranoia and uncertainty our communities are experiencing, there is also an abundance of connectedness, support, courage, hope and gratitude. “Thriving, healing and hurting can all happen simultaneously.” – Arlene Vassell
"During this time of crisis, adapting our work with families impacted by perpetrators’ behaviors is a critical task. Disasters and crises are associated with a differential impact on vulnerable individuals and families."