Historically, too many groups, including communities of color, have lacked access to adequate services—or any services at all.
Who Experiences Violent Victimization and Who Accesses Services? Findings From the National Crime Victimization Survey for Expanding Our Reach
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
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.
Responding to Trauma Among Young Men of Color: Adapting the Crown Heights Approach For Your Community
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.