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Domestic Violence: Policy & Systems Advocacy

The actions of governmental bodies - their laws, practices, regulatory measures, and funding priorities - profoundly affect how women and their families experience life and freedom from domestic violence. This area provides information and tools to assist in the critical thinking and critical action of individuals and their collective(s) working to end domestic violence through public policy and systems change.

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Updated January 2014
This collection highlights key resources for the EITC, the Child Tax Credit, Health Coverage Tax Credits, and others, highlighting resources specific to domestic violence survivors and advocates working with survivors.
Authors: Anna Melbin
Updated August 2013
This collection is a categorized and selected listing of articles, bibliographies, fact sheets, laws and court action, papers, regulations, reports and surveys on a broad range of housing-related subjects.
Authors: National Resource Center on Domestic Violence
Updated December 2011
This special collection was developed to assist advocates working on and interested in Asset Building and Individual Development Accounts (IDAs), including how they specifically relate to survivors of domestic violence.
Authors: Anna Melbin for the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence
Updated May 2009
This collection emphasizes key documents on children and poverty, how poverty is measured, the intersection of domestic violence and poverty, and media messaging.
Authors: National Resource Center on Domestic Violence
2006
This collection includes key documents about credit reports, building and repairing credit, the Community Reinvestment Act, credit counseling, credit discrimination, credit and housing, and predatory and payday lending.
Authors: National Resource Center on Domestic Violence
2006
This collection includes key documents on DV as a barrier to work, DV in the workplace, employment discrimination, employment leave, job training, living wage, media messaging, minimum wage, and unemployment.
Authors: National Resource Center on Domestic Violence
2006
This collection includes materials related to welfare, now known as the Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF), with a particular focus on the Family Violence Option and related provisions and their implementation at the federal and state level.
Authors: National Resource Center on Domestic Violence