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From the National Research Center on Hispanic Children and Families

As communities become more culturally and linguistically diverse, community-based service organizations (CBOs) are called to do more to reduce disparities in access and use of important social services. An important strategy is developing cultural competency—behaviors, attitudes, and policies that enable CBOs to work effectively in cross-cultural situations. This resource guide identifies easily accessible resources on cultural competency that CBOs can use to become more responsive to the needs of their targeted populations, and to help attract funds to support their important work.

In June 2017, comedian Bill Cosby will stand trial for aggravated indecent assault of a woman in his Montgomery County home more than a decade ago. The following fact sheet provides important context on sexual violence, including victim behavior and trauma, offender dynamics, and the use of drugs and alcohol to perpetrate sexual violence, to members of the media covering the trial and other interested parties.

These talking points cover the key highlights of The National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS) 2010-2012 State Report.

This tip sheet for journalists includes best practices and story ideas for writing about sexual violence.

The American Journal of Preventive Medicine recently published research on the lifetime economic burden of rape among U.S. adults. These talking points discuss the findings as well as the importance of prevention efforts. 

This report highlights six state- and local-level approaches to evaluation and explores organizational and individual factors of evaluation capacity.

Image of Letter to the Editor TemplateThis sample proclamation allows individuals or organizations to commit to the prevention of sexual violence.

Image of Proclamation TemplateThis publication provides a template for bringing the prevention of sexual violence to the attention of local media outlets.

This research translation summarizes a national CDC survey from 2015 on sexual identity and health-related behaviors of high school students. The report found that students who identify as gay, lesbian, or bisexual face significant health disparities.

Sexual Assault Awareness Month is a great opportunity to create a community-wide campaign and strengthen local partnerships and coalitions. Public education campaigns play an important role in changing social norms by sharing basic facts with members of the community. This guide contains steps for planning a successful campaign to inform and engage the public.

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