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Clan Star, Inc.

Description

The mission of Clan Star is devoted to improving justice to strengthen the sovereignty of Indigenous women through legal, legislative and policy initiatives, and, education and awareness. Clan Star provides technical assistance, training and consultation to Indian Tribes and organizations in the development of public policy strategies addressing violence against women. CSI is a technical assistance provider to recipients of the OVW’s Tribal Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Coalitions grant program. Technical assistance is designed to increase organizational capacity to address the unmet needs of American Indian and Alaska Native women by supporting the development of the leadership and/or organizational membership to effect social change and systemic reform in response to violence against Indian women. Clan Star’s technical assistance has specialized focus on the intersection of federal, tribal and state laws as those laws impact American Indian victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.

 

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Clery Center for Security on Campus

Description

The Clery Center for Security On Campus is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) dedicated to preventing violence, substance abuse and other crimes on college and university campuses across the United States, and to compassionately assist the victims of these crimes. It is a model for social change is built on the fundamental belief that collaboration among key stakeholders will create safer campus communities.

 

 

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Coalition to Abolish Slavery & Trafficking (CAST)

Contact Email
info@castla.org
Description

The Coalition to Abolish Slavery & Trafficking (CAST) is an alliance of nonprofit service providers, grassroots advocacy groups and activists dedicated to providing human services and human rights advocacy to victims of modern-day slavery. CAST was founded in 1998 in the aftermath of the El Monte sweatshop case. Its mission is to assist persons trafficked for the purpose of forced labor and slavery-like practices and to work toward ending all instances of such human rights violations.

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Commission on Legal Problems of the Elderly

Description

The Commission on Legal Problems of the Elderly (Commission) is an entity of the American Bar Association (ABA). Its goal is to examine and respond to law-related needs of older persons in the United States through policy development, education, and the provision of technical assistance. The Commission does not provide direct legal services or make referrals to private lawyers. The Commission can, however, help connect people with the free legal services/legal aid programs serving older persons in the area in which they live.

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Communication Service for the Deaf, Inc.

Contact Email
inquiry@c-s-d.org
Description

Communication Service for the Deaf, Inc. (CSD) is a private, non-profit telecommunications and human services organization designed and administered exclusively for and by deaf and hard of hearing people.

CSD was founded in 1975 and is dedicated to providing broad-based services, ensuring public accessibility and increasing public awareness of issues affecting deaf and hard of hearing individuals. CSD provides human services for the deaf and hard of hearing. CSD also provides telecommunication relay services to thirty states, and, at various locations provides interpreting services, video interpreting services, and interpreter training.

CSD’s headquarter office in South Dakota: 102 N. Krohn Place, Sioux Falls, SD 57103, 605-367-5760 (SD-Voice), 605-367-5761 (SD-TTY)

 

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Communities Against Violence Network (CAVNET)

Description

Founded and operated by the former Special Counsel to the Violence Against Women Office, CAVNET enhances collaboration among rape crisis centers, law enforcement, prosecutors, advocates, and others, and addresses sexual assault, rape, incest, domestic violence, youth violence, and victimization of people with disabilities, through an international network of professionals. They operate a comprehensive online database, an electronic mailing list, and an online voice-enabled forum for survivors, who meet and communicate in real time using their computers.

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Connecticut Alliance to End Sexual Violence, Inc.

Contact Email
info@endsexualviolencect.org
Description

 

Connecticut Alliance to End Sexual Violence (The Alliance) is a statewide alliance of individual sexual assault crisis programs. The Alliance works to end sexual violence through victim assistance, community education, and public policy advocacy.

 

Telephone 1 Type
Toll-Free:
Telephone 1
888-999-5545
Telephone 2 Type
Spanish Hotline:
Telephone 2
888-568-8832
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