Dedicated to lifting up and honoring the voices of survivors and advocates, NRCDV Radio features interviews with advocates and collaborative partners from the field, real life stories from survivors, and innovative practices in advocacy.
Young people have always been a crucial part of movement building and organizing. In this NRCDV Radio podcast production, host Lamar Greene explores the pride, passion, creativity, and joy of youth activism with Celeste Iroha, Kaloni James, and Deborah Austin. Produced by NRCDV Radio on February 23, 2021 If you are seeking support as a person who has been personally impacted by domestic violence, please call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233.
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In the latest episode NRCDV Radio talks to Tannia Ventura, FreeFrom's Director of Service Provider Engagement & Education, discuss FreeFrom's report entitled: Survivors Know Best: How to Disrupt Intimate Partner Violence During COVID-19 and Beyond. Download a copy of the FreeFrom report: https://bit.ly/36gwfDq Produced by NRCDV Radio on November 19, 2020 Download a transcript of the podcast: https://bit.ly/36obAx6 If you are seeking support as a person who has been personally impacted by domestic violence, please call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233.
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This episode of Policy & Advocacy in Action focuses on faith and spirituality in the context of Gender-based Violence. NRCDV's Vice President of Strategic Partnerships & Systems Change Heidi Notario speaks with Rev. Sally N. MacNichol and Quentin Walcott, co-executive directors of CONNECT NY. Produced by NRCDV Radio on September 29, 2020. Featuring: Rev. Sally N. MacNichol and Quentin Walcott Download a transcript of the podcast: https://vawnet.org/material/nrcdv-radio-episode-37-policy-advocacy-action-faith-spirituality-and-gender-based-violence Be sure to check out the Policy & Advocacy in Action blog at: https://vawnet.org/news/policy-advocacy-action
This episode of Policy & Advocacy in Action explores the themes in the paper Colonization, Homelessness, and the Prostitution and Sex Trafficking of Native Women by Christine Stark and Eileen Hudon, which discusses human trafficking of Native women and girls, with particular attention to the historical context in the United States and the interconnection between trafficking and housing instability. Chris discusses the findings and contemporary application with the input of Jessica Smith, an advocate at Breaking Free in Minnesota. Download a transcript of the podcast: https://vawnet.org/material/nrcdv-radio-episode-36-policy-advocacy-action-sex-trafficking-native-women If you are seeking support as a person who has been personally impacted by domestic violence, please call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233.
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NRCDV Radio spoke to three activist fathers who work to create a better world for their children by modeling respect, equity, and nonviolence in their relationships, homes, and communities. Produced by NRCDV Radio on June 9, 2020.
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In this episode of Policy & Advocacy in Action, Tatewin Means talks about how a Lakota ran grassroots Community Development Corporation has built a community as a catalyst to create systemic change on the Pine Ridge Reservation. Thunder Valley CDC is focused on building power for our community to create sustainable change and end poverty on the reservation through a multifaceted approach that ultimately creates vibrant and healthy communities. All their work is place-based and comprehensive, centered on applying indigenous innovation in a way that honors their cultural heritage and is adapted for the needs and vision of the local community. Rose Quilt of the National Indigenous Women's Resource Center provides commentary on Murder and Missing Indigenous Women's Day (MMIWG) which takes place on May 5th every year. To learn more about Thunder Valley CDC, visit https://thundervalley.org/. Produced by NRCDV Radio on May 21, 2020.
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This Mother’s Day, NRCDV Radio offers a new episode in the Honoring Our Mothers podcast series in which our host and fellow advocate and mother, Ivonne Ortiz, leads a heartfelt conversation with NRCDV staff who share this identity. She explores the struggles of mothering and care-giving at this time of uncertainty, the ways in which we are coping (or not!), and the importance of nurturing our own well-being through self-preservation, community care and self-love. Be sure to check out the blog post, Mothering & advocacy during COVID-19: When essential worlds collide in a time of collective trauma, at: https://dvawareness.org/awareness-blog Produced by NRCDV Radio on May 7, 2020.
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In observance of Human Trafficking Awareness Month, NRCDV Radio's Policy & Advocacy in Action program chats with Maja Hasic, Human Trafficking Program Director for Tapestri. Discussing the challenges faced by survivors of human trafficking, Hasic explains Tapestri’s role as an anti-human trafficking organization for refugee and immigrants survivors. To learn more about human trafficking and Tapestri visit: https://tapestri.org/human-trafficking or contact the National Human Trafficking Hotline at 1-888-373-7888. Produced by NRCDV Radio on January 21, 2020. Download a transcript for Episode 31: http://ow.ly/KnUz50y14SV Be sure to check out the Policy & Advocacy in Action blog at: https://vawnet.org/news/policy-advocacy-action
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In today’s episode, our guest host Casey Keene, Director of Programs and Prevention at NRCDV, talks with Justin Carter, Engaging Men Program Coordinator for the Ohio Domestic Violence Network, and Krista D’Amico, Director of Prevention at the Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence about their experiences with engaging boys and men as allies in intimate partner violence prevention. Produced by NRCDV Radio on August 13, 2019. Download a transcript for Episode 30: coming soon For more information about DELTA FOCUS and to read the full story, visit https://preventipv.org/innovation/mens-engagement.
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Welcome to NRCDV Radio's DELTA FOCUS Story Series, an initiative of the PreventIPV project. This series will feature lessons learned from Center for Disease Control’s DELTA FOCUS grantees, who worked to prevent intimate partner violence by implementing strategies to change the environments and conditions in which people live, work, and play. In the first episode, we hear from three organizations featured in "Engaging Youth in IPV Prevention" story. Each of these organizations work to change the prevailing attitudes, culture, and social expectations related to IPV through their experiences with engaging youth in intimate partner prevention. Their approaches focus on building youth’s leadership skills, engaging them in shifting norms related to violence, and strengthening community-level protective factors for Intimate Partner Violence (IPV). Produced by NRCDV Radio on July 31, 2019. Download a transcript for Episode 29: http://ow.ly/dgLS50vp2IP For more information about DELTA FOCUS and to read the full story, visit http://ow.ly/D5xQ50vfBrE.
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NRCDV Radio's Policy & Advocacy in Action sat down with Kendra Gritsch from the Domestic Violence Housing First team of the Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence. We discuss how Washington state is trying to meet the needs of all survivors in their programs and the evolution of housing/shelter in the state. Kendra shares innovations, best practices, and some tips with NRCDV’s Policy Director, Marium Durrani. Learn more about the Domestic Violence Housing First initiative at https://wscadv.org/projects/domestic-violence-housing-first/ and more about the intersection of homelessness and domestic violence at http://www.safehousingpartnerships.org. Produced by NRCDV Radio on July 9, 2019. Download a transcript for Episode 28: http://ow.ly/EYDs50uWBDS Be sure to check out the Policy & Advocacy in Action blog at: https://vawnet.org/news/policy-advocacy-action
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NRCDV Radio new podcast show, Policy & Advocacy in Action, brings stories of real advocacy and the impact it has on individuals, communities, and the policy arena. Uniting to End Violence Against People with Disabilities is a national Coalition comprised of activists with disabilities as well as disability rights and anti-violence advocates. The work of this Coalition is funded by the NoVo Foundation and led through a partnership between the Vera Institute of Justice and the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence (NRCDV). The first episode of Policy & Advocacy in Action features Renee Lopez, a Coalition member and disability rights’ activist. She speaks about the importance of centering the voices of people of color with disabilities in the work for social justice and collective liberation. Download a transcript for Episode 27: http://ow.ly/ZA5m50xT3ST Produced by NRCDV Radio on April 26, 2019.
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NRCDV Radio asked Cody Hammer, a member of the Cherokee Nation, descendant of the Muskogee Creek Nation, and a photo artist to join us to discuss his photo, "The Silenced Sister." Cody's photo is the featured image in the joint NIWRC and NRCDV celebration of #IWD2019. He shares his views on activism, Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG), and raising strong, young women. Produced by NRCDV Radio on March 8, 2019.
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NRCDV’s Director of Public Policy, Marium Durrani sits down with Karen Romero, Freedom Network’s Training Institute Director, to discuss the many intersections involving human trafficking, including housing and homelessness. Please join us as they share insightful information and useful resources for advocates. Produced by NRCDV Radio on January 15, 2019.
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In our fourth One Thing podcast episode, we bring you three storytellers who focus on culture as a source of resilience and strength for women of color. Rupkatha, Renonda, and Cyrena each provide insight on the ways in which their communities can be agents of change and sources of resilience. Produced by NRCDV Radio on October 25, 2018.
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In Episode 3 of our One Thing podcast series, It Takes A Village: #1Thing We Can Do to Support the Healthy Development of Our Children, we explore how each and every one of us can support the resilience and healthy development of children in our families and communities. We hear from Fairfax County Office on Women and Domestic and Sexual Violence Services about the impact exposure to domestic violence has on children. While Aly shares about teaching gender equity and healthy relationships to her young son. Produced by NRCDV Radio on October 18, 2018.
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Con mucho orgullo durante el Mes de Concientización sobre la Violencia Doméstica, NRCDV está presentando la miniserie de 4 capítulos titulados Mi #UnaCosa. Cada semana en octubre, estaremos presentando las perspectivas únicas de los intercesor@s, sobrevivientes y otros miembros de la comunidad que han sido impactados por o están trabajando para poner fin a la violencia de género. En conexión con nuestra campaña de mensajes #UnaCosa, ofreceremos historias sobre la importancia de cada acción individual y el incalculable valor del rol que todos desempeñamos en la creación del mundo en el que deseamos vivir. En este segundo episodio, Madeline Torres comparte cómo encontró su "norte" e inspiración para continuar su trabajo como intercesora para los sobrevivientes a pesar de los muchos obstáculos que enfrentó. Producido por NRCDV Radio el 11 de octubre del 2018.
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Our first episode in the series features two storytellers who reflect on the vital role that support people play in their lives. Anamaria & Colleen share personal stories about the #1Thing that changed their story as survivors. Produced by NRCDV Radio on October 4, 2018.
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In January 2018, NRCDV released the report, "The Difference Between Surviving and Not Surviving: Public Benefits Programs and Domestic and Sexual Violence Victims' Economic Security," that outlines results of a survey of more than 1,100 respondent on the usage of public benefit programs by victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. NRCDV Radio asked the report's author, Shania Goodman, to explore the role that public benefits can play in addressing economic insecurity among domestic violence victims, and how public benefit programs can be strengthened. Produced by NRCDV Radio on June 26, 2018.
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On March 8 we celebrate International Women's Day by recognizing the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. For #IWD2018, NRCDV Radio asked Anisah Gonzalez to discuss her activism, growing up as a woman of color, and shares her poetry. Released March 8, 2018.
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In the final broadcast of our 4 part mini series, Alexandria Brahm shares her experience as a young person at the intersection of abuse, addiction, and loss in her "I'm An Activist" story. As Alexandria describes the complex adversity she has experienced throughout her life, we encourage you to listen to the power of her hope and the strength in her resilience as she imagines what the future may bring. Produced by NRCDV Radio on February 27, 2018.
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In episode 3 of our 4 part mini series, Alyssa Wainaina shares the importance of lifting up the voices and experiences of marginalized youth in her "I'm An Activist" story. Alyssa speaks to the impactful roles youth activists play in engaging, educating and empowering young people to prevent gender-based violence. Produced by NRCDV Radio on February 20, 2018.
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NRCDV is proud to offer episode 2 of our 4 part mini series "I'm an Activist." This episode features several young activists who came together to work on a project highlighting their experiences as survivors. Ella Fairon, Daisy Coleman, and Charlie Coleman are the co-founders of SafeBae, a youth driven organization to engage young students in social change work. Shael Norris, the executive director of SafeBae also joins the conversation. Produced by NRCDV Radio on February 13, 2018.
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Part 1 of 4 in the series features Carmen Dixon, a writer and aspiring activist from Georgia. She speaks on the importance of creating a platform to showcase stories of survival and healing, noting that survivors are rarely heard in public spaces, but deserve to have that voice. Produced by NRCDV Radio on February 6, 2018.
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Part 4 closes out our "Why I'm an Advocate" series, with two stories that remind us to take the lessons we learn – close to our hearts – and keep moving forward. Kiesa Kay from Elizabethtown, KY, reflects on the relationship between compassion and resilience, and how, through our advocacy work, we can honor the ones we’ve loved and lost. Raven Dickerson from Herndon, VA discusses centering efforts for social transformation around the most marginalized oppressed, lifts up all of us. Produced by NRCDV Radio on October 25, 2017.
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Part 3 of 4 in the "Why I'm an Advocate" series features Haina Luna, an advocate from the Tahirih Justice Center. Her story explores the interrelatedness of humanity, the experience of biculturalism, the journey of immigration integration, and the power of advocacy in building resilience in those who experience trauma. Share your own story advocacy at http://ow.ly/xVBq30fiXxg. Also share your thoughts and selfies on Twitter @NationalDVAM #ImAnAdvocate #DVAM2017 Produced by NRCDV Radio on October 19, 2017.
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Part 2 of 4 in the "Why I'm an Advocate" series, offers two stories that shed a light on the challenging work of advocacy, especially when confronted with the pain and complexity of survivors’ realities. Megan McCall from Tucson, AZ, reflects on the courage and strength of the survivors she has come to know. Maureen Barney-McGuire explores the frustration of often inadequate, poor, or unjust outcomes of survivors’ cases in our systems. Produced by NRCDV Radio on October 12, 2017.
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Part 1 of 4 in the "Why I'm an Advocate" series features Kendra, an advocate from Richmond, VA. She shares her work to unpack the norms she grew up with and promote the cultural values of safety and respect. Kendra describes her own pivotal moments and how they give her fuel for impacting change. Produced by NRCDV Radio on October 5, 2017.
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This special edition of NRCDV Radio's Stories of Transformation features two experts in social media and digital marketing. Marisa Corser from the media strategy firm Deeter Gallaher Group and Joe Ostrander of NRCDV. In conjunction with the release of NRCDV's Technical Assistance Guidance (TAG) "Developing Social Media Campaigns for Domestic Violence Awareness Month," Marisa and Joe share insights on how to engage audiences through social media and maximize this powerful medium to advance your communications and advocacy strategies. Produced by NRCDV Radio on September 7, 2017.
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This special edition of NRCDV Radio's Stories of Transformation features Eric Stiles an advocate with specialized expertise in child sexual abuse intervention and anti-sexual violence work in rural areas. In conjunction with the release of NRCDV's Technical Assistance Guidance (TAG) "Serving Male-Identified Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence," Eric discusses male victims and offers guideposts to providing survivor-centered services. Produced by NRCDV Radio on July 20, 2017.
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The fourth edition of our mini series, Honoring Our Mothers, features William Kellibrew, a global advocate for human, civil, children’s and victims’ rights as well as a trauma survivor. He serves on the ACE-DV Leadership Forum Steering committee. Produced by NRCDV Radio on June 29, 2017.
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The third edition of our new Honoring Our Mothers mini series, features Annika Leonard a public speaker, educator, mentor, and founder of Priceless Incite, which seeks to uplift the experiences of black and trans women and girls who are impacted by gender based violence. She is a member of the ACE-DV Leadership Forum Steering committee. Produced by NRCDV Radio on June 22, 2017.
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This special edition of NRCDV Radio’s Stories of Transformation features Ann Turner, Elder Victim Services & Advocacy Coordinator for the National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later in Life (NCALL). She joins us on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, June 15, to discuss a new educational series that is specifically designed for the use by domestic and sexual abuse victim services for older adults. Produced by NRCDV Radio on June 15, 2017.
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The second edition of our new Honoring Our Mothers mini series, features Jonathan Yglesias, the Programs & Services Manager at the Virginia Sexual & Domestic Violence Action Alliance and a Prevention Practice Advisor for the NRCDV’s PreventIPV project. Produced by NRCDV Radio on June 8, 2017.
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The first edition of our new Honoring Our Mothers series, brings attention to mothers of adult children exposed to domestic violence (ACE-DV), and their positive influence on the path to healing and resilience. Today's Story of Transformation features Olga Trujillo, Director of Education & Advocacy at Casa de Esperanza, is an attorney, speaker, author, survivor. Produced by NRCDV Radio on June 1, 2017.
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Episode 3 of the Inspirational Women mini series, highlighting the life experiences of advocates in the field of gender-equity and social justice. Today's Story of Transformation features Lynn Rosenthal, the first White House Advisory on Violence Against Women and former director of the National Network to End Domestic Violence. Produced by NRCDV Radio on May 25, 2017.
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Episode 2 of the Inspirational Women mini series, highlighting the life experiences of advocates in the field of gender-equity and social justice. Today's Story of Transformation features Rosie Hidalgo, director of public policy for the National Latin@ Network. Produced by NRCDV Radio on May 18, 2017.
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Episode 1 of the Inspirational Women mini series highlighting the life experiences of advocates in the field of gender-equity and social justice. Today's Story of Transformation features Carrie Bettinger-Lopez, former White House Advisor on Violence Against Women under Vice President Joe Biden. Produced by NRCDV Radio on May 10, 2017.
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