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Resources for Community Organizers

Organizing during a pandemic and beyond

Disasters can simultaneously make community organizing more urgent and more difficult. Organizers must work to meet shifting and emerging needs in their communities in the midst of limited resources and added constraints. The resources below, many of which were created during and about COVID-19, offer recommendations and lessons learned that can strengthen community organizing efforts both in and out of disasters.

Foundations of HUD Coordinated Entry and Housing for Survivors of Sexual Violence NSVRC Wed, 09/22/2021

These sessions provide attendees with a foundational understanding of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Continuums of Care (CoC) and a practical understanding the coordinated entry process. Information includes ways communities can design coordinated entry access points, trauma informed assessment and prioritization approaches, and data safety considerations.

Back to Basics: Partnering with Survivors and Communities to Promote Health Equity at the Intersections of Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence Emily Bigger Thu, 09/09/2021

This document was co-authored by staff of the National Sexual Violence Resource Center and National Resource Center on Domestic Violence, with significant input, guidance, and leadership from Black and women of color survivors and advocates.