Today, the White House released the first-ever U.S. National Plan to End Gender-Based Violence: Strategies for Action.
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As a field, we understand that power dynamics are multi-dimensional and seep into almost every aspect of our personal and professional lives. This TAQ, authored by staff at Futures Without Violence, offers examples of ways gender-based violence organizations have put their values into action.
“She took in the national movement that was happening to raise awareness around domestic violence and refocused it on Indian Country.”
This issue of the PreventIPV newsletter highlights resources for SAAM and Black Maternal Health Week 2023, as well as our newly released DELTA FOCUS story. Resources center strategies for building partnerships to advance equity. We must follow the lead of Black visionaries doing this work. As the National Sexual Violence Resource Center reminds us, prevention demands equity.
The Domestic Violence and Housing Technical Assistance Consortium (DVHTAC) continues to receive a steady stream of TA requests from survivors across the country seeking assistance with locating and accessing housing options that are affordable, available and safe. As many forge ahead, countless others are left behind.
“Black advocates are being pushed out of the movement when it needs us most.” In this Technical Assistance Question of the Month (TAQ), Ashley Carter, Founder & CEO of ASX Consulting discusses some of the reasons why Black advocates are leaving the gender-based violence movement.