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A Year in Review: How Have Workplaces Responded to #MeToo?

As individuals committed to advancing the safety, well-being, and economic security for survivors of gender-based violence, 2018 was a roller coaster ride filled with highs and lows. From accountability for perpetrators of workplace sexual harassment, to survivors finally being heard …

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Power and Control Wheel for Immigrant Women (English and Spanish)

This version of the Power and Control wheel focuses on some of the many ways battered immigrant women can be abused. Available in English and Spanish.
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Linda Seabrook

General Counsel & Director of Workplace Safety & Equity

Linda leads a number of initiatives for FUTURES, including Workplaces Respond to Domestic and Sexual Violence: A National Resource Center (Workplaces Respond). She was the subject matter expert for the U.S. …

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Elena Dineen

Staff Attorney, Programs

Elena Dineen is a Staff Attorney for Programs at Futures Without Violence. At FUTURES, her work focuses on the workplace impacts of domestic and sexual violence, building collaborative responses to human trafficking, and issues related to the …

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Beyond Halal and Haram: Muslims, Sex, and Relationships Webinar

Title: Beyond Halal and Haram: Muslims, Sex, and Relationships

Date: August 17, 2018 at 10:00-11:30am PST/ 11:00-12:30pm MST/ 12:00-1:30pm CST/ 1:00-2:30pm EST

Webinar Description: There is a dearth of resources for American Muslims related to sex and relationships, and some …

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Assessing Trauma-Informed Practice: Lessons Learned From a Trauma Audit

Title: Assessing Trauma-Informed Practice: Lessons Learned From a Trauma Audit

Date Recorded: Thursday, July 28, 2016

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The presenters will discuss the importance …

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Our Mission & Values

Our Mission
For more than 30 years, FUTURES has been providing groundbreaking programs, policies, and campaigns that empower individuals and organizations working to end violence against women and children around the world.

Providing leadership from offices in San Francisco, Washington …

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What International Women’s Day Means to Me

Guest blogger and McCain Institute Fellow Francine Nabintu from the Democratic Republic of the Congo writes about what International Women's Day means to her.
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Driving Awareness of Human Trafficking, At Home and Abroad

Leila Milani from the FUTURES policy team outlines the need for education and policy change to help end human trafficking.
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Achieving Access for Parents and Children

This webinar provides key considerations for working with adults and children with disabilities and Deaf people, a basic overview of your legal and ethical responsibilities around accessibility, and offers suggestions for enhancing the accessibility of your collaborating organizations.
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Achieving Access for Parents and Children

This webinar will provide key considerations for working with adults and children with disabilities and Deaf people, a basic overview of your legal and ethical responsibilities around accessibility, and offer suggestions for enhancing the accessibility of your collaborating organizations and change efforts to ensure that people with disabilities and Deaf people who experience or witness violence and abuse are able to benefit from the work of your communities.
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FUTURES Supports Proposed Increase to New York State’s Tipped Minimum Wage

National nonprofit Futures Without Violence applauds Governor Cuomo for his call this week to increase the tipped minimum wage and review the current two-tiered wage system. These proposed changes present an opportunity to significantly reduce sexual harassment and abuse among tipped employees in the restaurant industry—a predominately female workforce.
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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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Jeff Bleich

Jeff Bleich leads the global practice at Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP, where he has been a partner for nearly 20 years, and has been regularly recognized as one of the nation’s top lawyers.
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Workplace Resources

Information, resources, partnership and guidance in developing innovative and collaborative prevention programs, including development resources for employers and health care providers.
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Peter Harvey

Peter Harvey is a Partner at Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP. He is a past Attorney General of the State of New Jersey and a former federal prosecutor; as such, Harvey has been a central player in government investigations and consumer fraud matters.
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Public Policy Affecting Immigrant & Refugee Women

A one page summary of the public policy issues affecting immigrant and refugee women.
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Power and Control Wheel for Immigrant Women (English and Spanish)

This version of the Power and Control wheel focuses on some of the many ways battered immigrant women can be abused. Available in English and Spanish.
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Justice for All: Ending Elder Abuse, Neglect and Financial Exploitation

The Senate Special Committee on Aging held a hearing on Ending Elder Abuse, Neglect and Financial Exploitation. Futures Without Violence President and Founder Esta Soler submitted testimony for the record.
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Power and Control Wheel (Spanish)

The power and control wheel is a way of visually representing the tactics typically used in abusive relationships. Batter means the ongoing pattern of violence, coercion, and abuse in an intimate relationship.
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100 of Nation’s Top Leaders Convene at Los Angeles Summit

Futures Without Violence hosted Somebody Stood Up for Me, an interactive summit that brought together leading experts and innovators in the fields of health, education, juvenile justice and community action.
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WINNERS OF THE 2013 AVON COMMUNICATIONS AWARDS ANNOUNCED

Announcing the Winners of the Avon Communications Awards Here at Futures, we love recognizing the groundbreaking work that others do to combat gender-based violence. And when we get to recognize five organizations at the same time, we are overjoyed!
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Give RESPECT Campaign

The RESPECT! Campaign is a social action campaign to promote respect in relationships and increase awareness about the positive role everyone can play to help end and prevent relationship violence and abuse.
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Project Connect 2.0 State/Territory Application

Futures Without Violence is selecting new sites for Phase 2 of Project Connect: A Coordinated Public Health Initiative to Prevent and Respond to Violence Against Women (Project Connect 2.0).
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Assessing the Efficacy of Batterer Intervention Programs in Context

This paper was prepared to facilitate an informed group discussion about the efficacy of batter intervention programs (BIPs).
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Culture Handbook

This handbook is designed to be used by advocates and professionals who work with victims/survivors of domestic and sexual violence.
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Coaching Boys into Men

Athletic coaches play an extremely influential and unique role in the lives of young men, often serving as a parent or mentor to the boys they coach. Because of these special relationships, coaches are uniquely poised to positively influence how …

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