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.This Special Collection of resources emphasizes collaborative and multilevel approaches to the prevention of and response to teen dating violence.Teen dating violence can have serious consequences (both criminal and civil) for abusers.Teens must understand that actions and behaviors within the context of a romantic relationship can have consequences in the real world.This collection offers a doorway to the resources available through Safe Housing Partnerships, a project of the federal Domestic Violence and Housing Technical Assistance Consortium.The resources and tools included here are provided to advance your work at the critical intersection of domestic violence, sexual assault, homelessness, and housing.Collections are developed by the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence in collaboration with consultants and partner organizations.All collections are subjected to a peer-review process where seasoned advocates, academics, and other professionals in the field with particular expertise in the issue at hand are invited to provide input and recommend resources.
Teens may not fully understand the weight of their actions – especially if they have developed an understanding of how relationships operate from portrayals in the media, movies, athletes, and television.
Machismo within our Latinx communities is most commonly presented in sets of heavily enforced gender norms and expectations.
Often coming from “La mujer […] Youth of all shapes and forms have voices that carry truth and passion. It gets buried in single story stereotypes and societal norms that tells us power comes with age or in the form of a white male.
Teen boys are far more likely to initiate violence and teen girls are more likely to be violent in a case of self-defense.
Teen dating violence can be very dangerous - sometimes lethal.