intersectionality

  • Navigating Mainstream: Reflections from Cultural Leaders

    Organizations spend a lot of time researching, strategizing, and working together to serve our communities better. But what about the team in our organizations; what conditions must shift to create a more compassionate, equitable space? Join us for an interactive...
  • Increasing Access to Healing Services and Just Outcomes for Older African American Crime Survivors: A Toolkit for Enhancing Critical Knowledge and Informing Action within the Crime Victim Assistance Field

    Older African Americans experience crime and violence at the intersections of race, age, class, and other identities. Systemic and institutional challenges create barriers for older African American survivors seeking services and supports to heal from harm. This toolkit offers victim...
  • Older Victims of Crime Social Media Toolkit

    Social media can be a critical tool for sharing the stories, needs, and barriers for older survivors of crime and abuse. We invite you to use this toolkit to help expand your networks’ knowledge of and access to services for...
  • Older Victims of Crime Trainers and Educators Forum

    A main priority identified in the victim advocacy and justice fields was a need for support for increasing capacity to train on issues related to older victims of crime and abuse, and in particular older victims with limited access to...
  • Building Cross Cultural and Multi-Disciplinary Partnerships

    Many of the partnerships have been birth as a response to historical, current policies and practices that causes harm to marginalized communities. It is why practitioners must find ways to navigate or understand the complexities of collaboration. The talk will...
  • Improving LGBTQ/Law Enforcement Relationships: A Webinar for Community Advocates

    Fear of law enforcement can have a devastating effect on how the LGBTQ community access justice, compensation, and/or healing services. We can work together to close the gap between community and law enforcement. The recording recognizes and highlights effective practices...
  • The Impact of Violence, Trauma, and Racial Oppression on Survivors

    From a practitioner who directly works and identifies as a Native American women, Nicole Mathews provides an understanding of the complexity and various forms of violence experienced by historically marginalized communities, strategies for intervention, and intersectional responses being employed by...
  • Developing Culturally Responsive, Trauma Informed Services & Responses

    Developing Culturally Responsive, Trauma Informed Services & Responses Part One Through story-telling, advocates and systems will link culture, trauma, and healing. Language, food, customs, identities, spiritual beliefs, and other cultural lived realities can impact an individual’s experience of violence and...