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Informational Booklets


Developing Linguistically and Culturally Responsive Materials for Latina Survivors of Domestic Violence

This booklet summarizes efforts undertaken by Alianza to understand and help develop responses to the particular challenges and barriers faced by Spanish-speaking Latina survivors and by organizations that seek to provide prevention and intervention services for them and their families. It is part of a series of materials developed to assist domestic violence service providers in providing culturally and linguistically competent services to Latinas who are predominantly Spanish speakers.


Creating Awareness and Raising Consciousness about Domestic Violence in Latino Communities

Latino communities face an array of cultural, linguistic, and systemic barriers that have made it difficult to effectively address and eliminate domestic violence. One fundamental barrier is the continuing lack of awareness among large segments of our communities about its prevalence, nature, and impact. This report summarizes the goals, objectives and components of a bilingual Public Awareness Campaign developed by Alianza in 2001.


On the road to Social Transformation: Utilizing Cultural and Community Strengths to End Domestic Violence

This document is the product of a collective effort drawing upon the experiences of Alianza during the past ten years, as well as the rich expertise of a diverse group of Latina/o leaders, survivors, service providers, advocates, researchers, community organizers and experts who comprised Alianza’s Cultural Proficiency Task Force. The Task Force was organized to identify key elements of culturally proficient domestic violence programming and developing recommendations for improving access and services for Latinas/os.