The Institute builds collaborations across LGBTQ Anti Violence and Domestic Violence fields, leveraging the strengths of each to improve impact. We increase public awareness and enhance state, local and national efforts to prevent and address LGBTQ intimate partner violence. We know the power of visibility, solidarity and real access to civil protections.
The built environment of communal living DV shelter facilities and the ramifications that come from accommodating those physical structures (screening, sex-segregation, staffing demands, policing of resident behaviors in communal living etc) create profound barriers to LGBTQ access to services. This webinar will push programs to re-think traditional approaches to communal emergency shelter and offer new concepts for the physical shelter environment as well as emerging best practices for “sheltering’.
A survey of keystone policies and practices to prohibit discrimination and promote an equitable and welcoming work environment for LGBTQ people. The webinar includes recommendations and practice tools for non-discrimination, human resources, and workplace culture.