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Expanding The Continuum

Expanding The Continuum is podcast exploring the intersections of HIV and intimate partner violence brought to you by Futures Without Violence and the National Network to End Domestic Violence.
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Transgender Lives Can’t Wait – We Must Fight For Them Every Day

“As a trans woman of color, I feel that Trans …

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Virtual Hill Briefing – Preventing and Addressing Elder Abuse during COVID-19

Title: Preventing and Addressing Elder Abuse during COVID-19

Date: Thursday, December 3rd, 2020

Time: 12-1:00pm Eastern/ 9-10:00am Pacific

Registration link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_3MEKmvAORpCxtuVrPog2Wg

Virtual Hill Briefing Convened by National Health Collaborative on Violence and Abuse, Elder Justice Coalition, Alzheimer’s Association and the …

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Hope for a Country in Which All Women & Children Can Thrive

This is a great and important day for America – …

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Building Collaborative Responses to Trafficked Victims of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

Multidisciplinary teams are invited to participate in a Building Collaborative Responses to Trafficked Victims of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Virtual Institute. The Virtual Institute will focus on improving collaborative responses for adult/youth domestic violence and sexual assault victims who have also experienced human trafficking.
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International Day of the Girl

On October 11th the world celebrated the International Day …

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International Day of the Girl

On October 11th the world celebrated the International Day of the Girl.  And this year, we at FUTURES, tip our hat off to a program that, through working with men and boys, makes it possible for girls to live …

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Strengthening Patient and Provider Responses to Intimate Partner Violence and Human Trafficking

This learning collaborative will work with health centers to adapt a safety card (used in the CUES approach) to craft a new national version specifically for health centers working in partnership with community-based DV programs.
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Healing Centered Engagement for Patients Experiencing Intimate Partner Violence

This learning collaborative will increase health center staff capacity to best support their patients experiencing IPV, which is critical now more than ever with increased rates of IPV during the time of COVID-19.
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Legal Services & Advocacy Collaboration to Support Trafficked Survivors of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault During COVID-19

Title:  Legal Services & Advocacy Collaboration to Support Trafficked Survivors of Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault During COVID-19. Peer exchange webinar.

Date:  September 22, 2020

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Organizational Resiliency in Managing Challenges within Survivor-Serving Organizations

This webinar will discuss the prevalence of opioid use and addiction. Presenters will also talk about how it intersects with those affected by domestic violence, particularly children. There will be a strong focus on concrete harm reduction strategies that providers can use with adult and child survivors of domestic violence.
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Laura Litunya

Grants Analyst, Finance

Laura Litunya is a Grants Analyst on the Finance Team. She has 10 years of experience working in molecular genetics, managing global public health programs, grants management and compliance for not-for-profits. She is currently responsible for grants …

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COVID-19 and the Impact on Survivors of Human Trafficking, Domestic Violence, & Sexual Assault

Intimate partner violence, sexual assault, child abuse, and human trafficking are on the rise during COVID-19 because many families and survivors are staying home, or are isolated from support systems. This isolation, along with increased stress and financial instability, puts …

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Audrie and Daisy – Discussion Guide for Parents

“Audrie was so large in life, she was a great athlete, great musician, good student, good kid. And then she was gone… We had to do something. We are giving a voice to our daughter, we have to so nobody

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Campus Fellows Materials Order Form

COVID-19 UPDATE 3/23/2020: Thank you for your commitment to the health and wellbeing of survivors. Our distribution office is located in San Francisco, CA and due to the ‘Shelter in Place’ order enacted by the state and our county, we

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Planned Parenthood Safety Card Order Form

COVID-19 UPDATE 3/23/2020: Thank you for your commitment to the health and wellbeing of survivors. Our distribution office is located in San Francisco, CA and due to the ‘Shelter in Place’ order enacted by the state and our county, we

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The Enduring Value of Simplicity: Reflections on the FUTURES Campus Leadership Program

If someone were to ask me to pick one word to summarize my experience as a fellow in the FUTURES Campus Leadership Program, I think that I would choose the word, bittersweet. I am certain you are thinking, “How unoriginal,” and I cannot help but to agree.
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Thank you for your interest in the National Health Resource Center on Domestic Violence (HRC), a project of Futures Without Violence. The HRC is funded by the US Department of Health and Human Services and was developed to …

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Click HERE to get your FACT SHEET on the prevalence and health consequences of domestic violence as well as what health care providers can do to help prevent violence.

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Click HERE to get your FACT SHEET on dating violence and unhealthy behavior

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Anima Shrestha

Program Assistant, Children & Youth Program

Anima Shrestha joined FUTURES in 2020 as a Program Assistant on the Children & Youth Team. In this role, they provide technical and administrative support to the Quality Improvement Center on Domestic Violence in …

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Webinar

Racism, Domestic Violence & Black Maternal Mortality – What Can Advocates Do?

Title: Racism, Domestic Violence & Black Maternal Mortality – What Can Advocates Do? [hosted by UJIMA and co-sponsored by FUTURES]

Date: Wednesday, May 13th, 2020

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Over the past year, there has been increased …

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NCHDV Steering Committee: Finding Hope and Healing in the time of COVID-19

On what would have been the first day of the 9th National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence in Chicago, we asked NCHDV Steering Committee members to reflect on their work in the time of COVID-19 and what the field needs to do moving forward: "It will take time because it will take listening with tenacity and humility; it will take a return to some deeply old ways; and most of all, it will take the experience and imagination of those previously ignored and placated."
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Innovation on Demand Part 3: Well-being as a Pathway to Safety

This webinar will discuss the prevalence of opioid use and addiction. Presenters will also talk about how it intersects with those affected by domestic violence, particularly children. There will be a strong focus on concrete harm reduction strategies that providers can use with adult and child survivors of domestic violence.
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Innovation on Demand Part 2: Advancing Collaboration during COVID-19 to Protect Children and Families

This webinar will discuss the prevalence of opioid use and addiction. Presenters will also talk about how it intersects with those affected by domestic violence, particularly children. There will be a strong focus on concrete harm reduction strategies that providers can use with adult and child survivors of domestic violence.
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Strategies to Enhance Employee Resilience and Engagement within Survivor-Serving Organizations

This webinar will discuss the prevalence of opioid use and addiction. Presenters will also talk about how it intersects with those affected by domestic violence, particularly children. There will be a strong focus on concrete harm reduction strategies that providers can use with adult and child survivors of domestic violence.
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Resources for Economic Empowerment Programs: Responding to COVID-19

The Promoting Employment Opportunities for Survivors of Human Trafficking (PEOST) Project is closely monitoring the impact COVID-19 is having on the economy and employment opportunities available to survivors of human trafficking. This page will be continually updated with new information …

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Supporting Mothers at the Intersection of Violence & Racism

The week of April 11th-17th marks Black Maternal Health Week, a campaign that was led and founded three years ago by the Black Mamas Matter Alliance. The week serves as a time to amplify the voices of Black mamas and center the values and traditions of the reproductive and birth justice movements.
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Remote Home Visitation: Supporting clients experiencing IPV in the time of COVID-19

Title: Remote Home Visitation: Supporting clients experiencing Intimate Partner Violence in the Time of COVID-19 [Rescheduled to 5/8/2020]

Date: Friday, May 8th, 2020

Time: 11:00 AM- 12:30 PM Pacific/2:00 PM – 3:30 PM Eastern

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April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, to raise awareness and focus on prevention of sexual assault. According to the CDC, 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men experienced sexual violence involving physical contact during their lifetimes.[1] Sexual …

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Preventing and Addressing Intimate Violence when Engaging Dads (PAIVED)

Intimate partner violence (IPV) is defined as physical violence, sexual violence, stalking, and/or psychological aggression carried out by an individual’s current or former intimate partner. During PAIVED data collection, interviewers asked RF program and partner organization staff to think about …

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Support for Working Families

On March 27, 2020, Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief,

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RESOURCES FOR KIDS AND FAMILIES

This  is a trying and frightening time for families, parents …

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Resources for safety and support during COVID-19

Those who are surviving violence in their relationships and families

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Webinar

Invisible Injuries: Traumatic Brain Injury, Strangulation and Domestic Violence

Title: Invisible Injuries: Traumatic Brain Injury, Strangulation and Domestic Violence

Date/Time: Monday, April 20th, 2020 – 10:00 AM- 11:30 AM Pacific/1:00 PM – 2:30 PM Eastern

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Invisible Injuries: Traumatic Brain Injury,

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February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, which marks the 10th year of raising awareness and engaging in activism to address and prevent teen dating violence. Teen dating violence is associated with a number of negative health impacts, including:

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Journey To Equality

A window into Pakistan’s journey to equality

In December of 2019 I had the honor to travel …

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Lessons Learned: Supporting Indigenous Children and Families Experiencing Domestic Violence

This webinar will discuss the prevalence of opioid use and addiction. Presenters will also talk about how it intersects with those affected by domestic violence, particularly children. There will be a strong focus on concrete harm reduction strategies that providers can use with adult and child survivors of domestic violence.
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Yukari Shichishima

Administrative Associate

As Administrative Associate, Yukari provides support to the Operations team as well as assists in a variety of projects with other staff, including development and database support, contracts, and rentals coordination. Prior to joining FUTURES, Yukari worked in …

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January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month

Human trafficking has severe adverse effects on the health, well-being, and human rights of millions of vulnerable adults and young people in the United States and globally. January has been declared Human Trafficking Awareness & Prevention Month.

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New safety card translations available in Arabic and Farsi!

FUTURES recently released new translations of the General Health safety card ("Is Your Relationship Affecting Your Health?") in Arabic and Farsi. Both versions are available as a PDF download only, and can be downloaded on our online store.
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You’re Never Too Old to be Treated with Respect

One in ten older adults report being abused, neglected or …

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The Courage Museum: An Immersive Learning Center to Prevent Violence

 

The Courage Museum is the world’s first interactive, immersive learning center designed to simulate a world in which violence is not an inevitable part of the human experience, and where visitors can instead learn how to create change that

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Aging With Respect (Elder) Safety Card

Aging with Respect is an intervention addressing elder abuse, neglect …

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Core Values and Domestic & Sexual Assault Organizations

This webinar will discuss the prevalence of opioid use and addiction. Presenters will also talk about how it intersects with those affected by domestic violence, particularly children. There will be a strong focus on concrete harm reduction strategies that providers can use with adult and child survivors of domestic violence.
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NHCVA Webinar: A Change Package for Advancing Trauma Informed Care in Primary Care settings

Title: A Change Package for Advancing Trauma Informed Care in Primary Care settings

Date/Time: November 19th, 2019 at 10-11:30am PST/ 1-2:30pm EST

Registration for this webinar has closed.

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The National

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Family Violence Prevention and Services Act: 35 Years of Progress

Only a generation ago, survivors of domestic violence had little

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