Cultural Competency, Sensitivities and Allies In the Anti-Violence Against Women Movement

img-thumbccsaA Resource Manual for Advocates and Allies Reaching Out to Underserved Populations by WOCN

This eight-chapter manual was developed by WOCN staff, advisors and national partners and is intended as a tool for advocates and staff working at Office of Violence Against Women (OVW) funded organizations and community-based advocates seeking to enhance their services to underserved populations.  The purpose of this resource is to provide an introduction to cultural competency, offer an array of resources and information on underserved populations to aid individuals and programs to move through the cultural spectrum and the stages of cultural service delivery, and to share tips and helpful steps for serving as an Aspiring Ally to marginalized communities.