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South Asian Network, Inc. (SAN)

About this Organization

A community-based organization dedicated to advancing the health, empowerment, and solidarity of persons of South Asian origin in Southern California.

SAN offers the following services for domestic violence, sexual assault, child abuse, child sexual abuse, human trafficking, and elder abuse:

  • Safety planning for survivors and their children
  • Case management and advocacy including shelter placement, court accompaniment, access to public benefits and financial literacy
  • Counseling and emotional support for survivors and their children
  • Access to legal assistance in the areas of family and immigration law
  • Parenting classes
  • Teen dating violence prevention workshops
  • Children’s art workshops
  • Groups for young women being pressured into marriage
  • Interpretation
  • Community workshops to raise awareness about domestic violence and child abuse and the resources available
  • Prevention workshops and activities in collaboration with religious and community leaders
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Sauti Yetu Center for African Women

About this Organization

Sauti Yetu is a multi-issue community-based organization that works with African immigrant women and families both in the New York City metropolitan area and nationally.

Sauti Yetu’s services are evidence-based, focused on sustainability, and designed to leverage each woman and family’s strengths and resilience to develop solutions to problems that create barriers to their political and economic self-sufficiency and personal well-being including:

 

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Sexual Assault Services for Holistic Healing and Awareness (SASHA)

About this Organization

SASHA Center s a sexual assault service, prevention and educational agency which is designed to provide educational/support groups to survivors of sexual assault.

SASHA Center provides:
Prevention and educational presentations/workshops to schools, communities, churches, corporations and other organizations to raise awarenessof sexual assault.

SASHA Center has a focus on:
Activism to provide opportunities for engagement within the community via rallies, marches, and open forumactivities to bring attention to the negative impact of sexual assault.

 

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Sakhi for South Asian Women

About this Organization
Sakhi for South Asian Women exists to represent the South Asian diaspora in a survivor-led movement for gender-justice and to honor the collective and inherent power of all survivors of violence. Sakhi is committed to serving survivors through a combination of efforts including—but not limited to—direct services, advocacy and organizing, technical assistance, and community outreach. 
 
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Raksha

About this Organization

Raksha, meaning protection in several South Asian languages, is a Georgia-based nonprofit organization for the South Asian Community. Raksha’s general direct services include crisis intervention, information and referrals, interpretation and translation, legal and general advocacy, individual and family counseling with children and adults encompassing a variety of issues facing the South Asian community. In addition to these services, we participated in a variety of community building and economic empowerment initiatives.

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Positive Results Center

About this Organization

The Mission of the Positive Results Center (PRC) is to create awareness and prevent the trauma that comes from experiencing violence and abuse. We specialize in addressing the impacts and source of bullying, sexual abuse, dating, domestic or inter-personal violence and sex trafficking.

Our goal is to help people Create Healthy Relationships for themselves, their families and the community at large. We believe that when you positively impact one life, you create space for everyone to live life abundantly!

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Our House

About this Organization

Our programs are designed to enrich the lives of children and families experiencing homelessness with the knowledge, skills and resources needed to break the cycles of homelessness and poverty. Our programs are designed to enrich the lives of children and families experiencing homelessness with the knowledge, skills and resources needed to break the cycles of homelessness and poverty.

Programs include

  • housing services
  • family services
  • early childhood education
  • employment training services
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Ohio Hispanic Coalition Taylor Teichman Fri, 05/29/2020
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Helping victims of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault is one of the top priorities of the Ohio Hispanic Coalition. We have a support group and two full-time Promotoras de Salud who exclusively work with Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault cases. These Promotoras fulfill many functions while working with these cases; they become victim advocates, educators, and caseworkers to ensure that the victim has access to every legal, medical, and social service available to them.  The program places an emphasis on self empowerment, allowing the victim to be in charge of their decisions, and a strong focus on informing victims of their legal rights, even if they choose not to pursue any legal action.

Services we offer include:

  • Medical and legal advocacy
  • Court companionship
  • Assistance filing the victim compensation application
  • Registering for the VINE line
  • Group support
  • Referrals to other necessary services.

Additional services include:

  • health
  • youth & education
  • general trainings

 

 

Nisaa African Family Services

About this Organization

Nisaa provides direct services to survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault in the African communities in Iowa and perform community outreach and educational services.

Nisaa African Family Service’s mission is to end domestic violence and sexual assault in African Immigrants and Refugee communities by promoting social, economic and political self-determination of all women; it seeks to build healthy communities through transformative justice and social change.

Services include:

  • direct services
  • youth programs
  • community outreach & education
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WOMANKIND

About this Organization

Womankind brings critical resources and deep cultural competency to help survivors of all ages find refuge, recovery, and renewal from domestic violence, human trafficking, and sexual violence. Through our programs, we offer a wide variety of services in 18+ Asian languages and dialects, including: a toll-free 24/7 multilingual helpline, safe and confidential emergency housing, culturally-informed counseling, family law and immigration legal assistance, wellness activities, creative arts therapy, support groups, and economic empowerment workshops. We are an expert in serving Asian communities, yet our services are valuable and available to all. Whether in our services or in our increasing advocacy and policy work, Womankind first centers the survivor by uplifting them to control their own lives and narratives.

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