How Can We Best Educate Others About the Impact of Violence on Boys and Young Men of Color? Research and Recommendations for a Public Education Campaign
Historically, too many groups, including communities of color, have lacked access to adequate services—or any services at all.
Women of Color Network, Inc. is a national grassroots initiative dedicated to build the capacity of women of color to respond to violence against women of color. The network seeks to eliminate violence against all women and their communities by centralizing the voices and promoting the leadership of women of color.
Crime victim services are not always readily accessible to or designed for victims from all communities. The center is a one-stop shop where victim service providers, culturally specific organizations, criminal justice professionals, and policymakers may get information and expert guidance to enhance their capacity to identify, reach, and serve all victims, especially those from communities that too often have less access to healing services and avenues to justice.
The video in this series (NCJ 223072) features the first-person account of Jee Young who shares her experience as victim of hate crime and the ripple effect that victimization can have on family members and the community at large. A companion online only training curriculum is also available and includes a two part facilitator manual and a participant workbook.
Many high-risk people who have suffered violent injuries are extremely distrustful of mainstream institutions like the healthcare and criminal justice systems.
This organization provides bilingual advocacy and services to Latina victims of intimate partner violence. Victims may contact the Casa de Esperanza 24-hour bilingual crisis line at 651–772–1611.
A project of Casa de Esperanza, the Network provides bilingual information and resources for people working within Latin communities in the United States to prevent and eliminate domestic violence. This website includes a resource library, public policy updates and action alerts, informative videos, training opportunities, and a blog among other culturally-specific information.
Arte Sana (Art Heals) is a national Latina-led nonprofit organization committed to ending sexual violence and aggression and engaging marginalized communities as agents of change. This organization promotes awareness, healing, and empowerment through bilingual professional training, community education, and the arts.
The Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund provides litigation, legal advocacy, and community education on behalf of victims of anti-Asian violence and services for women and youth survivors of human trafficking.
The Asian and Pacific Islander Institute on Domestic Violence is a national resource center and clearinghouse on gender violence in Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander communities.