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Coerced Debt/Debt Defense Consumer/Civil Legal Issues Credit/Credit Repair/Banking Organizational & Community Change Partnership Building Poverty/Economic Security Screening/Assesment/Issue-Spotting Survivor Centered Economic Advocacy Advocacy Tool Advocacy Tools Advocates Attorneys Organizations
Compendium on Coerced Debt

A series of  four worksheets that are designed to support survivors, especially advocates and attorneys who help survivors with their broad economic and safety needs, access and navigate civil legal issues, and get the financial or material resources they need for safety (ie. housing)

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The Economic Ripple Effect Facing Immigrant Survivors: Building Creative Legal Advocacy Solutions

This guide gives an overview of a 2022 listening session where advocates worked with Latinx immigrant survivors, including recommendations and practical strategies for consume legal advocacy and partnership.

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Organizational & Community Change Survivor Centered Economic Advocacy Advocacy Tools Data & Research DV/SA Coalitions Organizations
Consumer Advocacy Toolkit

A series of  six worksheets that are quick guides to key consumer advocacy practices, partnerships, and organizational assessment.

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Organizational & Community Change Survivor Centered Economic Advocacy Advocacy Tools Data & Research DV/SA Coalitions Organizations
Needs Assessment Tools for Economic Justice

A set of tools and reports to help plan and conduct needs assessments to better understand and address the top economic barriers facing survivors you serve.

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Reinvesting in Economic Justice, Equity & Solidarity for Survivors in New York City

A survivor-centered policy platform developed by a coalition of NYC-based advocates, based on a series of visioning calls with nearly 90 advocates and survivors on policy solutions that would create economic equity in NYC.

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2021 Annual Report
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CSAJ comments to CFPB on Debt Bondage Act

Submitted comments to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau urging them to strengthen protections for trafficking survivors who are contending with debt

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2019 Annual Report

This report shares CSAJ’s key successes and levels of impact in 2019.

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Consumer/Civil Legal Issues Court Barriers/Access Poverty/Economic Security Advocacy Tools Advocates Attorneys DV/SA Coalitions
Access to Justice during COVID-19: Notes & Reflections By and For the Field

Notes from a series of peer exchange calls on immigration, addressing safety in rural areas, self care, and navigating courts during COVID-19.

This project is supported all or in part by Grant No. 2018-TA-AX-K010, Grant No. 2017-TA-AX-K065 and Grant No. 15JOVW-21-GK-02248-MUMU awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in the publication/program/exhibition are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.