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The Importance of Data Collection for Violence Against Native American/Alaska Native Women

The history of indigenous women in this country has been undeniably stained by centuries of brutality at the hands of their oppressors.

For too long, laws and policies in the United States have denied Indigenous women the basic human rights of bodily autonomy, self-advocacy, and justice -- all of which they are entitled to as a basic human right. The ripple effects of this long-standing abuse, mainstream ambivalence toward the problem, and lack of accountability for these crimes can still be felt today.

11 Things to Remember When a Celebrity Commits Sexual Assault JL Heinze Mon, 09/27/2021

Here are 11 common misunderstandings people have about high-profile sexual assault cases, pulled directly from social media comments. 

Still Broken: Sexual Misconduct and Harassment in the Legal Profession- A National Study

Women Lawyers On Guard’s Survey on Sexual Misconduct and Harassment in the Legal Profession reflects significant, current evidence of sexual misconduct and harassment. The system of addressing sexual harassment in the legal profession is Still Broken.

Access the link  Here

Read the Executive Summary Here

Casa de Esperanza's COVID-19 Resource Library JL Heinze Fri, 03/05/2021

Casa de Esperanza has created a Google Spreadsheet called the "COVID-19 Resource Library" which provides a bilingual virtual library on resources in Spanish and Indigenous Languages.

Access the Spreadsheet Here