Older African Americans experience crime and violence at the intersection of race, age, class and other identities. To address these challenges and increase access to healing services, mainstream advocates and programs must do the vital work of building literacy about the history of privilege, the impact of racism on the lived experiences of African Americans and the impact of intersecting oppressions in the context of domestic violence.
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Jordan Marie Brings Three White Horses Daniel joins the Runners Alliance ambassador network as an advocate for Indigenous rights. In the last year and a half, the Kul Wičasa Lakota runner who is based in Los Angeles has dedicated more than 100 miles to missing or murdered Indigenous women, girls, two spirit, and relatives.
Immigrant survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, stalking, and human trafficking face unique challenges when accessing and maintaining safe housing, many of which have been exacerbated by COVID-19. Here, we clarify some misconceptions about immigrant survivors’ eligibility for housing and homeless assistance, as well as provide resources and tools with more detailed information supporting advocacy on behalf of immigrant survivors.
"The work of Uniting to End Violence Against People with Disabilities centers the lived experiences of those most impacted and commits to ending violence against people with disabilities while dismantling racism and ableism. The Black, Indigenous and People of Color from the Coalition invite you to take action and vote in the November 2020 election!"
Tarana Burke, founder of the #MeToo movement, marked its third anniversary on Thursday by launching an online platform to fight sexual violence, hoping to expand the reach of the campaign against harassment and assault.
Online abuse is driving girls to quit social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, with nearly 60% experiencing harassment, a global study showed on Sunday.