“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.
The Financial Abuse Toolkit from NNEDV provides a multitude of helpful resources to aid survivors and advocates, including general resources about financial abuse, a financial literacy curriculum, and resources specific to service providers.
Communities Against Hate is a national initiative to collect data and respond to incidents of violence, threats, and property damage motivated by hate around the United States. Communities Against Hate aims to aggregate data on hate incidents, providing legal and social support, raising awareness, and educating the public on the prevalence of hate.
OVC provides publications, multimedia, and related resources to supplement the efforts of victim service providers and allied professionals to help victims. These resources include information about OVC tribal initiatives, partnerships with other agencies and organizations, and dynamic videos to raise awareness of culturally sensitive, victim-centered programs.
Join the Michigan Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence for a long-overdue discussion about anti-blackness and racism in America. This conversation will help us to better understand race and how we see it, racism, anti-blackness, and what it means to be a descendant of a history in the United States that people often avoid.