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ISpeak Cards 2004

Language identification flashcard in Arabic, Armenian, Bengali, Cambodian, Chamorro, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Dutch, English, Farsi, French, German, Greek, Haitian Creole, Hindi, Hmong, Hungarian, Ilocano, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Laotian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Tagalog, Thai, Tongan, Ukranian, Urdu, Vietnamese, and Yiddish. 

A scan of the field: Learning about serving survivors of human trafficking

Policy makers, researchers, funders and social service organizations across many sectors have given increasing attention to the issue of human trafficking. Many organizations that work at the intersections of human trafficking and other forms of violence such as domestic violence and sexual assault have worked to combat the issue of human […]

Latin@ DV stats

National statistics about the experience of domestic violence among Latina women in the United States represent estimates that may vary by different methods of data collection. Studies have found that Latin@ youth who witness domestic violence are at higher risk for poor health outcomes. Immigrant women ( including Latinas) who are […]

NO MÁS study

Lake Research Partners designed and administered a telephone survey that was conducted January 27th – February 10th, 2015. The survey reached a total of 800 Latin@s nationwide, ages 18 years and older, including oversamples of 100 recent immigrants (in the last five years) and 100 Latin@s ages 18 to 30 years […]

“Realidades Latina”: Impact of immigration

As the immigration debate wages on in the United States, researchers, advocates, community organizers, policy makers, and community members alike have taken note of the direct impact that increased immigration enforcement policies have had on the Latin@ community. This is especially evident in the area of domestic violence (DV), where for […]

DVAM facts poster

31 facts about domestic violence in Latina communities. 1 in 3 Latinas have experienced domestic violence in their lifetime. 1 in 12 latinas have experienced domestic violence in the past 12 months. 63% of victimized Latinas experience multiple acts of victimization. 50% of Latinas who experience abuse never report it.

Trauma informed principles

This document attempts to define the core principles of trauma informed work through a culturally specific analysis. The content of this resource is primarily intended for culturally specific, community-based organizations and seeks to provide practitioners with accessible language to describe the trauma informed/culturally specific overlap of their work. In our experience […]

Family detention report

Since 2011, the United States has seen a dramatic increase in the arrival of Latina immigrant women and their children, primarily from countries in the northern triangle of Central America (El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras). During the last two years, the U.S. government apprehended more than 150,000 immigrant family units, primarily […]

Immigration and crime

For more than a century, innumerable studies have confirmed two simple yet powerful truths about the relationship between immigration and crime: immigrants are less likely to commit serious crimes or be behind bars than the native-born, and high rates of immigration are associated with lower rates of violent crime and property […]

Resources for enhancing access to safety for immigrant survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault

Additional Resources for Enhancing Access to Safety for Immigrant Survivors of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault. There are links to access to services, immigration-related resources for survivors, individual safety planning, public charge resources, language access, materials for agencies, DHS and ICE resources and memos, and COVID Informational Resources.