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Criminal Legal Issues Employment Advocacy Tool Advocates Attorneys
Criminal Records & Employment Rights: A Tool for Advocates Working with Domestic Violence Survivors

The following information is designed to help you to 1) better understand the employment rights of survivors who have criminal records and 2) offer tips and resources to survivors as they prepare for the job application and interview process, attend job interviews, and respond to a decision by a prospective employer.

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Eviction & Foreclosure Housing Webinar/Training DV/SA Coalitions Organizations
Housing Policy and Systems Advocacy

In this training, faculty discussed the intersection of homelessness, affordable housing, and domestic violence.

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Consumer/Civil Legal Issues Partnership Building Survivor Centered Economic Advocacy Data & Research Donors/Funders DV/SA Coalitions Organizations
Achieving Economic Justice for Domestic Violence Survivors: A National Needs Assessment

Findings from a 2012 needs assessment on existing consumer rights advocacy the factors that shape professionals’ capacities to engage in these efforts.

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Taxes Advocacy Tool Advocates Attorneys
Tax Abuse

An overview of potential considerations for domestic violence survivors when filing federal tax returns.

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Credit/Credit Repair/Banking Webinar/Training Advocates
Identity Theft in the Context of Domestic Violence

A webinar with Identify Theft Network on identity theft in the context of economic abuse and coercive control, including practical strategies.

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Budgeting Coerced Debt/Debt Defense Webinar/Training Advocates
Prioritizing Debts of Survivors of Domestic Violence

Presentation slides for Fred Corbit’s webinar, “Prioritizing Debts of Survivors of Domestic Violence.”

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Coerced Debt/Debt Defense Advocacy Tool Advocates Attorneys
Debt collection agent form letter

A form letter that can be sent to debt collection agents to request they stop communications regarding an account.

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Protection Orders Advocacy Tool Advocates Attorneys
The Civil Protection Order as a Tool for Economic Justice

This article urges attorneys and advocates for survivors to consider using civil protection orders as a tool for accessing economic justice.

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Budgeting Coerced Debt/Debt Defense Advocacy Tool Advocates Organizations
Prioritizing Your Expenses: Brochure

Brochure for domestic violence survivors that includes guidelines for prioritizing debt.

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.