In the fall of 2014, The Full Frame Initiative (FFI) published a report – How Do Survivors Define Success? – that influenced the domestic violence field and provided a call to action, and the Learning Circle Project described in this summary was a response. During the 2016-2017 fiscal year, ten cutting edge organizations were funded by Blue Shield of California Foundation, of which API-GBV was one, to come together in four facilitated learning sessions to reflect on their practices – practices that lift-up survivor-centered approaches.
This report explores and contextualizes the results from API-GBV's 2023 needs assessment on AANHPI-serving GBV community organizations. The findings support a sustained need for culturally responsive programming and research; specialized training opportunities for...
This report describes the next phase of the Survivor-Centered Advocacy Project, supporting four field research teams to translate their findings into practice aimed at transforming the field.
Survivor-Centered Advocacy in Culturally Specific Communities: A Community-Based Participatory Research Project, 2019
The Survivor-Centered Advocacy Project was a California-based research justice project that utilized a community-based participatory research (CBPR) approach. This report illustrates the basic principles of CBPR and makes recommendations for those wishing to do a CBPR project that holds historically marginalized communities at the center; and/or those attempting to align or deepen their practices according to what works for survivors from historically marginalized communities.
By Sikh Family Center
This report, prepared by Sikh Family Center, compiles the qualitative data from 2 focus groups and 3 individual storytelling interviews facilitated by SFC in the Bay Area, California between November 2016 and January 2017. These groups and interviews consisted of survivors of gender-based violence, specifically family violence, as well as community members who regularly work (formally or informally) with survivors of violence.