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Enhanced Safety Planning for Immigrants Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence

  • 2017
  • Abusers often use the threat of immigration enforcement as a way to maintain power and control and to make victims less likely to seek protection. For this reason, it is important for advocates to understand how to: help immigrant survivors become aware of their rights; identify special immigration remedies for victims, including special VAWA provisions around confidentiality; and how to prepare enhanced safety plans for immigrant survivors that take into account immigration enforcement.

    Campus Public Safety Online Series
  • The National Center for Campus Public Safety
  • Taylor Teichman Thu, 08/04/2016 - 07:39
  • 2016
  • The National Center’s college campus safety webinars page Campus Public Safety Online, includes upcoming webinars and links to previously conducted, closed captioned webinar recordings. Webinars cover topics of interest to the college campus public safety and emergency management community including fair and impartial policing, trauma-informed sexual assault investigations, large event management, National Incident Management System, behavioral threat assessment and others.

    Violence Against American Indian And Alaska Native Women And Men: 2010 Findings From The National Intimate Partner And Sexual Violence Survey
  • National Indigenous Women's Resource Center
  • Sally Laskey Thu, 06/02/2016 - 16:27
  • 2016
  • This webinar recording from NIWRC provides information on research from the National Insitute of Justice Violence Against American Indian and Alaska Native Women and Men study. Few estimates are available to describe the prevalence of violence experienced by American Indian (AI) and Alaska Native (AN) women and men. In addition, these estimates are often based on local rather than national samples. The few available national estimates are often based on very small samples. These small samples do not always accurately represent the AI and AN population in the United States.

    Ending Violence Against Black Women: The Movement to Combat Sexual Assault in Intimate Partner Violence in Our Communities
  • African American Policy Forum, Inc.
  • Sally Laskey Fri, 04/10/2015 - 09:54
  • 2015
  • In honor of Women's History Month and the UN Declaration of 2015 as the start of the International Decade for People of African Descent, AAPF, The Lawyer's Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, The National Organization for Women, Institute for Women's Policy Research, Black Women's Blueprint, PACE  and other racial and gender justice leaders hosted a weeklong series of activities focused on elevating the crisis facing Black women.

    The Role of Alcohol Policies to Prevent Intimate Partner Violence and Sexual Violence Perpetration

  • PreventConnect
  • 2015
  • This webinar explores alcohol policies as a strategy for prevention. Alcohol policies involve the use of laws or regulations at the local, state, and national level to regulate or modify the production, sale, and consumption of alcohol, and they may be helpful in reducing risk for violence perpetration at the community-level.