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Monthly Archives: November 2014

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Today Marks the Beginning of 16 Days of Activism!

Today is International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, and marks the start of 16 Days of Activism!
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Guest Blog Post: Farm Workers Making History in Florida

Guest blogger Guadalupe Gonzalo from the Coalition of Immokalee Workers writes about the importance of fair wages to protect workers from exploitation—including domestic and sexual abuse.
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Guest Blog Post: What Domestic Violence Survivors Need to Know About Affordable Health Coverage

Guest blogger Lena O'Rourke explains the Affordable Care Act and what it means to survivors of domestic violence. This post is part of a series on the 2015 National Conference on Health and Domestic VIolence.
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Two More Days to Enter the RESPECT! Challenge

Only two more days to enter the RESPECT! Challenge for a chance to win 10k for the nonprofit or school of your choice. Who do you want to thank for teaching you respect?
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Policy Paper

FUTURES’ Response to IRS Tax Exceptions for Domestic Violence Survivors

FUTURES' response and recommendations regarding the IRS and Department of Treasury provisions outlining tax credits for health insurance for domestic violence survivors.
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Insurance Discrimination Against Victims of Domestic Violence

Authored by Terry L. Fromson (Managing Attorney, Women’s Law Project) and Nancy Durborow, MS (Consultant, Futures Without Violence), this 31-page report highlights the discriminatory practices of some insurance companies that penalize domestic violence victims who seek coverage and the recent …

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Webinar

Tools for Connecting the Dots: Latest Research and Innovative Strategies Honoring Linkages Between Multiple Forms of Violence

How are different forms of violence connected? What would it take to prevent multiple forms of violence in one effort? This webinar explores the links between multiple forms of violence.
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FUTURES Launches the OTHER Freshman 15

A twist on the infamous weight gain during freshman year, it’s a web-based action that invites students, parents, and alumni to let college presidents all over the country know that they’re concerned about the escalating number of college assaults on our campuses.
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