National Resource Center on Domestic Violence

National Resource Center on Domestic Violence NRCDV seeks to foster a community that validates the experiences of survivors of domestic violence, supports holistic healing, and shares credible information through use of respectful, nonviolent language.
Since 1993 the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence (NRCDV) has been a comprehensive source of information for those wanting to educate themselves and help others on the many issues related to domestic violence.
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09/08/2020
survivorsagenda.org

Planning to host a conversation about sexual violence in your community? Using the Kitchen Table Conversations toolkit helps start that conversation and create a safe space to share those stories. #SurvivorsAgenda

Are you an advocate looking for free leadership and professional development opportunities? Check out NRCDV's webinar ch...
09/08/2020
NRCDV Webinars

Are you an advocate looking for free leadership and professional development opportunities? Check out NRCDV's webinar channel on YouTube for webinars on 📚digital storytelling, 🏠 housing survivors and pets, 🍼 trauma-informed birth support, 💕 racial and gender justice, and more!

This playlist includes webinars that NRCDV has hosted from 2005 to 2016. Many of the videos have supporting materials which can viewed by following the link ...

Domestic Violence Awareness Month is around the corner! Are you planning a #DVAM event in your community? 🗓  Add it to N...
09/07/2020
Event Form | Domestic Violence Awareness Project

Domestic Violence Awareness Month is around the corner! Are you planning a #DVAM event in your community? 🗓 Add it to NRCDV's #DVAP Event Map to get folks to your event and tell the world that you support survivors.

SAFETY ALERT: If you are in danger, please use a safer computer and consider calling 911. The National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233 / TTY 1-800-787-3224 or the StrongHearts Native Helpline at 1−844-762-8483 are available to assist you.

One way #TeamNRCDV practices community care is our staff bookclub! 📚 This period’s pick is Americanah by Chimamanda Ngoz...
09/06/2020

One way #TeamNRCDV practices community care is our staff bookclub! 📚 This period’s pick is Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. We haven’t finished it yet, but we’re appreciating the dialogue around race + racism and identity so far! #Care4Advocates has to be a priority. Have book suggestions for us? Comment below! Pictured is #TeamNRCDV's Morgan Dewey reposted from @ReaderWithACause on Instagram.

The death and sexual harassment of Fort Hood soldier Vanessa Guillen prompted widespread calls for both justice and chan...
09/05/2020
Military sexual assault victims say the system is broken

The death and sexual harassment of Fort Hood soldier Vanessa Guillen prompted widespread calls for both justice and change. "These [sexual harassment or assault] cases are not handled properly and the follow-up care for the victim is not right," Kayla Kight, now a first lieutenant in the 322nd Civil Affairs Brigade, told ABC News. More on #VAWnet:

Sexual harassment and assault in the military has been at the forefront of discussions for years as the military tries to address the problem and make it easier and safer for victims to report cases. The death and alleged sexual harassment of Fort Hood soldier Vanessa Guillen earlier this year has p...

"The poverty rate for women was expected to decrease by 2.7 per cent between 2019 and 2021, but projections now point to...
09/04/2020
Press release: COVID-19 will widen poverty gap between women and men, new UN Women and UNDP data shows

"The poverty rate for women was expected to decrease by 2.7 per cent between 2019 and 2021, but projections now point to an increase of 9.1 per cent due to the pandemic and its fallout." More on #VAWnet:

The COVID-19 crisis will dramatically increase the poverty rate for women and widen the gap between men and women who live in poverty, according to new data released today by UN Women and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

09/04/2020
NRCDV Radio Podcasts

Looking for a new podcast? #NRCDVradio features interviews with advocates and partners from the field, real life stories from survivors, and innovative practices in advocacy. 🎧 Grab your headphones, your beverage of choice, and plug in! Listen now: bit.ly/NRCDVradio

Stories of Transformation is dedicated to lifting up and honoring the voices of survivors and advocates. NRCDV Radio features interviews with advocates and c...

Black Women's Blueprint
09/03/2020

Black Women's Blueprint

📣WE ARE BEYOND EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE THE 4TH ANNUAL MARCH FOR BLACK WOMEN📣

Head over to our website blackwomensblueprint.org
To learn more about our purpose for the march this year, read our demands, ways to get involved, and how to continue supporting our work.

#marchforblackwomen #blacklivesmatter #blackwomenmatter #blacktranswomen #blacktranswomenmatter #blackgirlsmatter

Is it possible to combat sexual violence and support survivors without  sending perpetrators to prison? Dr. Alissa Acker...
09/03/2020
Episode 95: How to Do #MeToo Without Prisons (2 of 2) — Unladylike

Is it possible to combat sexual violence and support survivors without sending perpetrators to prison? Dr. Alissa Ackerman, a sex crimes policy expert and survivor, thinks so. 🎧 In this Unladylike episode, Dr. Ackerman outlines a powerful alternative to prison punishment called restorative justice and why she's living proof that it works.

Is it possible to combat sexual violence and support survivors without sending perpetrators to prison? Dr. Alissa Ackerman, a sex crimes policy expert and rape survivor, thinks so. In part two of two episodes reconsidering mainstream feminism's reliance on the criminal justice system, Dr. Ackerman o

We've been doing a lot of thinking about what a world that supports Black survivors looks like. Looking for a new podcas...
09/03/2020
Episode 94: How to Abolish Prison Like a Feminist (1 of 2) — Unladylike

We've been doing a lot of thinking about what a world that supports Black survivors looks like. Looking for a new podcast? 🎧 In this Unladylike episode, Maya Schenwar explores crucial topics.

Recent calls to defund police and abolish prisons have raised the question: But what about rapists? In part one of two episodes exploring that question, prison abolitionist Maya Schenwar presents the case for looking outside the criminal justice system for safety and connects the dots between abolit

"What we need to do is acknowledge that there is shame and hurt in how much racist policies have privileged some and opp...
09/02/2020
Brave Questions: Recalculating Pay Equity

"What we need to do is acknowledge that there is shame and hurt in how much racist policies have privileged some and oppressed others." As advocates, we must act on the truth that economic justice, survivor justice, and racial justice are inextricably linked.

Asking Brave Questions Perhaps it was a gutsy move. The four of us, a multi-racial team of independent consultants for social justice organizations, working with a local food justice nonprofit on v…

Jacqueline Miller (Healthy Actions Intervening Responsibly - HAIR Founder) is a wealth of information. Her wisdom is a g...
09/02/2020

Jacqueline Miller (Healthy Actions Intervening Responsibly - HAIR Founder) is a wealth of information. Her wisdom is a gift. Learn more about this presentation below. ⬇️⬇️

Did you know that domestic violence is a leading cause of homelessness? It is. Access to safe and secure housing is some...
09/01/2020
Housing Saves Lives

Did you know that domestic violence is a leading cause of homelessness? It is. Access to safe and secure housing is sometimes all that stands between trans survivors and danger. 🏘 Tell HUD that trans survivors deserve safety and that #HousingSavesLives.

Access to safe and secure housing is sometimes all that stands between transgender people and deadly violence.

✨Announcing: Domestic Violence Awareness Project (DVAP) Event Map✨Are you looking for ways to support survivors during D...
09/01/2020
Events | Domestic Violence Awareness Project

✨Announcing: Domestic Violence Awareness Project (DVAP) Event Map✨
Are you looking for ways to support survivors during Domestic Violence Awareness Month (#DVAM) in October? Are you planning an event for DVAM? Are you looking to connect with other advocates and activists during DVAM? Check out our #DVAP Event Map to see what's going on in your community!

SAFETY ALERT: If you are in danger, please use a safer computer and consider calling 911. The National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233 / TTY 1-800-787-3224 or the StrongHearts Native Helpline at 1−844-762-8483 are available to assist you.

We have many upcoming leadership and professional development opportunities for advocates! Check out our FREE webinars o...
08/31/2020
NRCDV Training Institute | National Resource Center on Domestic Violence

We have many upcoming leadership and professional development opportunities for advocates! Check out our FREE webinars on economic justice, dismantling white supremacy, healing, and supporting survivors. Sign up through our training institute here (bottom of page!). ⬇️⬇️

SAFETY ALERT: If you are in danger, please use a safer computer and consider calling 911. The National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233 / TTY 1-800-787-3224 or the StrongHearts Native Helpline at 1−844-762-8483 are available to assist you.

08/31/2020

From American Bar Association Section of Civil Rights & Social Justice: "We believe Restorative Justice is an option that can work well for gender-based violence cases & want to provide guidance to legal professionals." Are you a domestic violence legal advocate? Here's #1thing to watch today.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JVy-5u17M08&t

#PreventIPV is a project of NRCDV. Every month, we feature one of our favorite prevention tools! #1thing you can do to c...
08/30/2020
Racial Equity Tools | Prevent IPV

#PreventIPV is a project of NRCDV. Every month, we feature one of our favorite prevention tools! #1thing you can do to combat racism today is to check out these anti-racist resources from Racial Equity Tools.

Racial Equity Tools is designed to support individuals and groups working to achieve racial equity. This site offers tools, research tips, curricula, and ideas for people who want to increase their own understanding and to help those working toward justice at every level – in systems, organization...

08/30/2020

How are prisons gender violence? In what ways does incarceration replicate abusive power and control dynamics? Why is abolition a feminist framework? Learn from the unparalleled wisdom and expertise of Dr. Beth Richie and Monica Cosby here. #FreeThemAll

(And learn more from Love & Protect and Moms United Against Violence and Incarceration)

https://youtu.be/nSF9VhxMorQ

This week, #TeamNRCDV practiced community care in our bookclub! 📚 This pick was The Opposite Of Everyone by Joshilyn Jac...
08/28/2020

This week, #TeamNRCDV practiced community care in our bookclub! 📚 This pick was The Opposite Of Everyone by Joshilyn Jackson. Our team appreciated the way themes of mental health, trauma, and relationships are explored. #Care4Advocates has to be a priority! How do you practice self care and community care? Have book suggestions for us? Comment below! (Pictured is our incredible #NRCDVTrainingInstitute Manager, Ivonne Ortiz!)

Es posible que sientas miedo por tu seguridad o la de algún ser querido durante la #COVID19. (CDC Foundation) Encuentra ...
08/28/2020

Es posible que sientas miedo por tu seguridad o la de algún ser querido durante la #COVID19. (CDC Foundation) Encuentra herramientas que ayudan en #QueHacerAhora: https://bit.ly/2020QueHacerAhora

During tonight's #NRCDVlive webinar, we heard a spoken word piece from Justin Carter. It was a gift. Learn from him. Soa...
08/28/2020
Guiding You to the next step in ending Violence

During tonight's #NRCDVlive webinar, we heard a spoken word piece from Justin Carter. It was a gift. Learn from him. Soak in his wisdom. And learn about inviting him into your community here.

We will never be free until the liberation of you, is tied to the liberation of me.

Starting in ONE HOUR! ⏳ Planning for #DVAM2020? You can still register for "Meeting this Moment: Meaningful Engagement f...
08/27/2020
Meeting this Moment: Meaningful Engagement for Social Change during Domestic Violence Awareness Month and Beyond

Starting in ONE HOUR! ⏳ Planning for #DVAM2020? You can still register for "Meeting this Moment: Meaningful Engagement for Social Change during Domestic Violence Awareness Month & Beyond" starting today at 4pm PT!

(Can't make it? Register. We'll send the recording! 💌) #DVAM | #1thing

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WomensLaw.org
08/27/2020

WomensLaw.org

🗳 Survivors deserve to safely vote for lawmakers and other elected officials. Learn more about voting safely during COVID-19, navigating voter suppression tactics, and protecting privacy from the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence: https://bit.ly/ElectionAdvocacy

The National Network to End Domestic Violence
08/27/2020

The National Network to End Domestic Violence

Did you know that the Domestic Violence Awareness Project (run by our friends at the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence) has a ton of free awareness materials, themes, materials, supplies, and more for #DVAM? If you're starting to plan your fall events, check it out: https://dvawareness.org/

08/27/2020
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Survivors know best. This FreeFrom report shines a light on survivor needs with findings like: $1,280 = the average $ amount survivors report that harm-doers steal from them each month. Read on here.

Financial abuse occurs in 99% of domestic violence cases. We cannot end violence without centering economic justice, and...
08/27/2020
How can economic justice efforts lead to the prevention of sexual and domestic violence?

Financial abuse occurs in 99% of domestic violence cases. We cannot end violence without centering economic justice, and its explicit ties to racial justice. 💵 This #TAQ on #VAWnet from the Delaware Coalition Against Domestic Violence helps connect the dots.

This TAQ explores 3 key strategies for furthering the prevention of sexual and domestic violence through economic justice. Brooke Ophardt, Cierra Bryant, and Nikki Kress offer their unique voices in 3 parts, connecting their own experiences to the importance of developing and promoting 1) microloans...

The National Network to End Domestic Violence
08/26/2020

The National Network to End Domestic Violence

🗳 Survivors' votes must be counted. There are ways to vote safely during #COVID19, navigate voter suppression tactics, and protect privacy. #1Thing you can do to empower voters who are survivors is to share these resources from the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence: https://bit.ly/ElectionAdvocacy

NO MORE
08/26/2020

NO MORE

Know the signs of verbal and emotional abuse:

- Extreme jealousy
- Constant put-downs, criticism, or threats
- Body shaming
- Harassment online, through text, or in-person
- Revealing private information

Learn more at nomoreverbalabuse.org. #NOMOREVerbalAbuse National Resource Center on Domestic Violence

Attention please! Some key points from Ebony Tucker, RALIANCE Executive Director:– Nix salary history questions– Questio...
08/26/2020
From the Executive Director’s Desk: How to Build an Equitable Workplace

Attention please! Some key points from Ebony Tucker, RALIANCE Executive Director:
– Nix salary history questions
– Question the gap bias
– Avoid the college trap

One way that employers can build more diverse and equitable workplaces is by fundamentally rethinking the hiring process.

Q: As an advocate, should I know how harm, accountability, and healing are interconnected?A: We're here to help navigate...
08/26/2020
Addressing Harm, Accountability and Healing – Critical Resistance

Q: As an advocate, should I know how harm, accountability, and healing are interconnected?
A: We're here to help navigate this understanding. We're continuing to learn too! Critical Resistance has some great resources to start.

Community Accountability for Survivors of Sexual Violence Toolkit by Jane Hereth and Chez Rumpf This toolkit is a product of the Shifting from Carceral to Transformative Justice Feminisms Conference held at DePaul University on March 8, 2014. The toolkit provides background on a reading group held f...

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Our comprehensive technical assistance, training, resource development, and public policy advocacy are just a few examples of the many ways in which the NRCDV broadly serves those dedicated to ending domestic violence in relationships and communities. We encourage you to take a closer look and explore our many programs and initiatives as a resource to you in your domestic violence intervention and prevention efforts: Key Initiatives - 1. Building Comprehensive Solutions to Domestic Violence (http://www.bcsdv.org) 2. Domestic Violence Awareness Project (http://www.nrcdv.org/dvam) 3. The DV Evidence Project (http://www.dvevidenceproject.org) 4. VAWnet: The Online Resource Center on Violence Against Women (http://www.vawnet.org) Special Project - Runaway & Homeless Youth and Relationship Violence Toolkit (http://www.nrcdv.org/rhydvtoolkit)

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