In 2016, AVP and the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs responded to the homicides of 23 transgender and gender nonconforming people, most of whom were transgender women of color. Discover how you can take action today
“The training addresses the context of polyvictimization; victims and perpetrators of polyvictimization; best practices to work with older adults affected by polyvictimization using trauma-informed, ethical, and culturally appropriate practices; and the latest research and best practices to serve this population.”
This toolkit is the culmination of STOP Administrator data collection, Action Meetings, and Site Visits led by Senior WOCN Consultants.
Watch a video message from Director Jessica E. Hart about the establishment of a new Tribal Division to ensure the Office for Victims of Crime is appropriately staffed to serve American Indian and Alaska Native communities by streamlining the distribution and management of tribal grant awards.
“The VTT includes tools and resources tailored specifically to these fields that provide the knowledge and skills necessary for organizations to address the vicarious trauma needs of their staff.”
What is language justice, what are tips for lawyers to practice it, and why is this especially important during the COVID-19 pandemic? This article answers these commonly asked questions and more. This article is a follow-up to Language Justice in Legal Services published by the Management Information Exchange Journal.
This list of phone apps support those experiencing DV, accessibility for deaf and hard of hearing individuals, and those looking for emergency housing.
The My Blue Lips Campaign is a national awareness campaign and fundraiser by the Women of Color Network, Inc. (WOCN, Inc.) with the purpose of bringing attention to domestic violence and sexual assault overall, and to lift up the specific impacts of this violence upon cis and trans women of color who are of Asian, African, Latinx, Native, Middle Eastern and Bi/Multiracial descent.
White House Announces More Than $35 Million in Office for Victims of Crime Funding to Provide Housing to Victims of Human Trafficking
Attorney General Barr announced $35,104,338 in funding to 73 organizations in 34 states to provide safe, stable housing and appropriate services to victims of human trafficking during a roundtable at which grantees and survivors highlighted the impact of this funding, demonstrating the Administration’s unwavering support for victims and survivors of human trafficking through supportive housing.
As COVID-19 spreads across the globe and into our homes, domestic abusers are finding new ways to exercise coercive control.