Though the crises of this moment are urgent, the moment is ripe for transformation. At the NRCDV, we remain committed to transforming how we approach our work to eliminate violence in all its forms, including economic, gendered, and racialized violence.
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In our February TA Question of the Month, guest writer Arlene Snyder from Bridge Over Troubled Waters discusses housing instability and homelessness among youth and offers strategies for trauma-informed care.
"Over a 10-year period ending in 2018 in Nome, there were 432 reports of sexual assault. Of those, Nome Police made 45 arrests, and so far there have been even fewer convictions. Some Alaska Native survivors say those statistics don’t surprise them and that law enforcement has prioritized other crimes, but not sexual assault — especially when survivors are Native."
The order is the culmination of years of efforts by activists and advocacy organizations, who have long urged Puerto Rico's government to take action against gender-based violence.
The Confess Project's mission is to bridge the gaps in mental health care by providing a safe space for people to talk openly about the struggles they face.
"No community has had it easy during COVID-19. Those with a consistent health equity focus before the pandemic have found advantages in dealing with the crisis."