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Learning and capacity building resources for advocates, preventionists, and activists

➜  If you are experiencing domestic violence and need support, please visit our searchable map of domestic violence organizations.

Whether you’re a seasoned advocate, a student, or a community member interested in learning more about domestic violence, our user-friendly resource library is a great tool for you. We have compiled an extensive database of publications, images, websites, webinars and more — all dedicated to understanding the dynamics of abuse, prevention strategies and community solutions. 

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Resource Tool VERA Institute of Justice

Instrumento de identificación de víctimas de tráfico humano (TVIT en inglés)

Excerpt from the Instrument (Extracto del instrumento):


California Has its Own Specialized License Plate Dedicated to Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Prevention!
Pre-Order Yours Today and Spread the Word

We’re thrilled to announce the launch of the California Says NO MORE license plate campaign alongside Assemblymember Jimmy Gomez, the California Office of Emergency Services and the California Coalition Against Sexual Assault.


Teen DV Month 2016: California Educators
Teachers, Counselors, School Personnel, School Administrators, School Board Members

Are you ready for Teen DV Month?

  • Do you know your local DV/SA org?
  • Are healthy relationships part of your curriculum?
  • Do you have staff training?
    • We encourage you to find the Partnership member program in your community by looking at our interactive map. Our members are experts on adolescent dating abuse, and are already serving youth in crisis.

Training Youth to Create and Produce Public Service Announcements
Prevention Peer Network

This webinar covers how to train youth to create their own short film in order to create awareness around teen dating violence, gender roles and bullying. Participants will learn about our recent project, “The Youth Media Project: Creating Social Change through Film.”

Resource Tool Polaris

Breaking Barriers: Improving Services for LGBTQ Human Trafficking Victims

Polaris Project has released Breaking Barriers: Improving Services for LGBTQ Human Trafficking Victims, which provides recommendations to service providers and criminal justice professionals, so that they may be better equipped to provide the specialized services and resources needed by LGBTQ trafficking victims and survivors. With this link, you can access the resource and accompanying webinar.

Publication Peace Over Violence

Teen Dating and Sexual Violence Policy Project at Miguel Contreras Learning Complex
September 2009

Originally designed as a project in which administrators adopt a teen dating and sexual violence prevention policy on campus, the approach at MCLC [Manuel Contreras Learning Complex] evolved to become a youth driven, grass-roots policy movement that challenged the campus to prevent teen dating and sexual violence. This paper reviews the process of the pilot project.

Resource Tool Strong Field Project

Engaging Our Strengths to Deepen Our Work

This PowerPoint presentation will guide you through a series of questions to determine your strengths in a group setting. 

Resource Tool Stephanie RothMimi HoPriscilla Hung

Fundraising Planning Worksheet
A Tool for Creating Your Annual Fundraising Plan

This article presents a systematic way of creating an annual fundraising plan for your organization.

Publication Yee Won Chong

A Low-Tech Guide to High-Tech Communication

Learn how easy-to-find online tools can help develop your fundraising and communication strategies. 

Resource Tool Kim KleinStephanie Roth

Grassroots Fundraising Strategy Chart

Adapted by Mimi Ho from Choosing the Right Fundraising Strategy, this chart presents different strategies for soliciting donations. 


Understanding the Impacts of Domestic Violence on Survivors

The Depp v. Heard trial has been trauma activating for many survivors. At this moment when domestic violence is receiving a lot of sensationalized attention throughout the various forms of media, we affirm the need for attention on concrete solutions—those that support survivors, educate on the realities of domestic violence, and prevent it from occurring in the first place.