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#APIFamilyViolence Twitter & Facebook Chat for APAHM 2019

Save the date for our #APIFamilyViolence chat on Wednesday May 22, 2019, 12-1pm PDT! We hope that by making space to hold a conversation about domestic and sexual violence taking place within our communities, we can start to unravel the stigma and silence that hinder...

April Highlights: Resources for Sexual Violence Awareness Month

Sexual violence happens in every community, and it is always difficult to talk about. We hope that you will join us in continuing the conversation beyond Sexual Assault Awareness Month. There is still a long way to go before sexual violence is ended and gender roles...

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Evidence-Informed Practices to Serve Asian/Pacific Islander Domestic Violence Survivors, 2018

To address the domestic violence dynamics and trends in API communities, advocates have designed programs based on an intimate knowledge of their communities and the needs of API survivors. This webinar identifies the differing dynamics and current domestic violence trends API immigrant and refugee survivors are facing. It will describe the A-Z Advocacy Model’s inventory of evidence-informed practices and the foundational principles that anchor this unique model.

Advisory Revised Oct 2018: How Will ‘Public Charge’ Proposed Policy Changes Impact Immigrant Survivors of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault?

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is planning to propose regulations that discard longstanding policy about the meaning and application of the “public charge” provisions of immigration law. Proposed policies will have a significant detrimental impact on survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault by deterring immigrant families, including those with U.S.-citizen children, from seeking help when they need it. Safety net benefits can help victims recover and escape from abuse and play a significant role in preventing future harm.