Research & Position Papers

Forging New Collaborations Between Domestic Violence Programs, Child Welfare Services and Communities of Color by Nita Carter (2003)
This report summarizes the dialogues from the WOCN focus groups on domestic violence and child welfare, conducted through collaboration with the Family Violence Prevention Fund. Over 100 domestic violence and sexual assault activists of color participated in these focus groups. The report includes highlights from their conversations regarding issues and barriers for battered women with children from communities of color and a set of recommendations from focus group participants.

Activist Dialogues: How Domestic Violence and Child Welfare Impact Women of Color and Their Communities (April 2005)
By the Family Violence Prevention Fund in Partnership with the Multicultural Institutes and Women of Color Network

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