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Homelessness and Human Trafficking: COVID-19 Creates a More Vulnerable Population Melinda Sampson Thu, 12/02/2021

Human trafficking, at its most basic level, is the exploitation of a person’s vulnerability to gain something of value. When we look at marginalized communities, vulnerabilities increase exponentially.

2021 in Review: A Guest Blog Series on Resilience Amidst COVID-19 JL Heinze Thu, 12/02/2021

The past two years have been a period of rapid change. Since the onset of the COVID-19 crisis, NSVRC has been paying keen attention to the ways in which the pandemic has impacted not only survivors, but also service providers, advocates, activists, and communities at large. In remaining loyal to the importance of showcasing community members’ voices and not speaking on their behalf, the following guest blog series explores the different narratives within the social justice community and community working to end sexual violence.

Sexual Violence in Disasters NSVRC Tue, 11/16/2021

This guide draws from research, reporting, and the lived experiences of survivors to explore the connections between sexual violence and disasters, the inequities that shape them both, the lessons to be learned from the resilience of survivors and their communities, and opportunities for all of us to prevent sexual violence before, during, and after disasters.

 

Resources for Community Organizers JL Heinze Fri, 10/22/2021

Learn how to strengthen your community organizing efforts both in and out of disasters.