April is sexual assault prevention and awareness month. In recognition, MiVAN has pulled together what we think are ten of the most useful and informative trainings, resources, and articles for advocates who want to better understand sexual violence and intersecting identities.
April is Child Abuse Prevention and Awareness month. In recognition, MiVAN has pulled together a selection of trainings, resources, and articles for advocates who want an overview of the problem or who want to take a deeper dive into specific issues.
“This fact sheet identifies the barriers refugee survivors of domestic violence face and approaches that can mitigate their impact.”
McGirt V. Oklahoma: What is Indian Country and Who Has Jurisdiction to Investigate and Prosecute Crime Oklahoma
“The session will address the impact this decision has had on current caseloads, previous convictions, and crime victims. A short summary of current legal challenges and battles in Oklahoma will also be covered.”
Economic Justice and Domestic Violence Advisory Council’s toolkit for advancing economic justice among survivors
“[A] recommendations document regarding future public and private funding committed to ending violence against women and all forms of interpersonal violence (IPV). Racial justice and accessible flexible funding were the top two areas for formal recommendations.”
Jaime Cypher, Certified Trauma Professional and Children’s Counselor, shares her knowledge on how to better engage children and teens over video counseling…
Intersections To Interactions: Building Culturally-Grounded Responses For Pacific Islander Communities
“Dr. Nia Aitaoto, Technical Assistance Lead for the National Pacific Islander COVID-19 Response Team joins us to reflect on the mobilization of Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander communities to respond at the intersections of COVID-19 and gender-based violence, lessons learned, and recommendations for providers and practitioners who are working with these underserved communities.”