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A journalist’s pocket guide to covering domestic violence in Indian Country

by AJ Earl

For a majority of Indigenous people in the United States, interpersonal violence is a sad fact of life. In 2016, the National Institute of Justice reported that 84 percent of Native Americans were the victims of violence. 594 more words

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MCSO Heads to Texas To Help

Mobile County, AL (WKRG)

Members of the MCSO are on their way to Texas.  They’re taking one of their large mobile response vehicles to help first responders.   133 more words

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Women Who Should Be In Prison

I’ve decided to start listing occasions where Judges forget how to do their jobs.

It seems to me that the courts don’t want to send women to prison, … 3,685 more words

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YWCA Staff Attorney, NWIRP/VAWA internship, ACLU internship, National Health Law Program Attorney and Fellow positions

Due July 26:  Sexual Violence Legal Services (YWCASeattle/King/Snohomish) Staff Attorney

Application Deadline: Wednesday, July 26, 2017

The YWCA’s Sexual Violence Legal Services (SVLS) aims to improve the legal response to survivors of sexual violence through (1) holistic legal representation in King and Snohomish Counties; (2) consultations for survivors, attorneys and advocates assisting survivors; (3) trainings and education for legal professionals and advocates; and, (4) brief services and resources for survivors, attorneys and sexual assault advocates statewide. 355 more words

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Big Little Lies: Episode 13

Big Little Lies! This week’s Table Talk gets to the heart of privilege on the show.

So, how do we talk about partner violence?

Know what the… 40 more words

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