NRCDV's Safe Housing Capacity Center's Policy and Research Briefing 10/26/22

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Commemorating Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM), the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence's Safe Housing Capacity Center presented its biannual Policy and Research Briefing on Wednesday, October 26th. Included was a focus on the importance of responding to DV and homelessness by centering economic security and permanent housing solutions for survivors. The following was highlighted:

  • A presentation from STTARS Indigenous Safe Housing Center on the needs of Indigenous survivors that are culturally rooted
  • Expanded findings from NRCDV's 2022 Housing Needs Assessment presented by Funmi Ayeni, PhD
  • Findings from a 5-year study on Domestic Violence Housing First and the effectiveness of culturally specific responses to violence presented by Cris Sullivan, PhD
  • A presentation from FreeFrom on their work in reframing DV as a structural economic issue that intersections with other systems of oppression, and
  • A policy overview presented by Shenna Morris, NRCDV's Director of Policy

The Policy and Research Briefing recording is available in Spanish: Sesión Informativa sobre Políticas e Investigación del Centro de la Capacidad de Vivienda Segura de NRCDV


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