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Activism 101: INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE

The Activist's Toolkit

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BOSTON AREA RAPE CRISIS CENTER

Boston Area Rape Crisis Center

BARCC provides free, confidential support and services to survivors of sexual violence ages 12 and up and their families and friends. We work with survivors of all genders regardless of when the violence occurred, whether it was 20 minutes ago or 20 years ago. Our goal is to empower survivors to heal and seek justice in ways that are meaningful to them. We meet the needs of survivors in crisis and long after, and we assist survivors as they navigate the health-care, criminal justice, social service, and school systems.

THE NETWORK/LA RED

The Network/ La Red

The Network/La Red is a survivor-led, social justice organization that works to end partner abuse in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, SM, polyamorous, and queer communities. Rooted in anti-oppression principles, our work aims to create a world where all people are free from oppression. We strengthen our communities through organizing, education, and the provision of support services.

JANE DOE, INC.

Jane Doe Inc. Logo

As the only statewide membership sexual and domestic violence coalition in Massachusetts, Jane Doe Inc. (JDI) has a unique role in working to promote the safety, liberty, and dignity of victims and survivors. Drawing from the experiences of our members and our relationships with other partners.

CASA MYRNA

Casa Myrna is Boston’s largest provider of domestic violence awareness efforts and of shelter and supportive services to survivors. Our comprehensive range of services, available in both Spanish and English, provide survivors with tools to recover from the trauma of abuse and begin to build sustainable self-sufficiency.

GLBTQ DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PROJECT

   

In our 22 years of service provision we provided free and confidential support and services for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer survivors of domestic and sexual violence. We worked with victims and survivors to increase safety, security, and foster empowerment through direct services, education, and advocacy.

HELPING ABUSE WORKING FOR CHANGE

HAWC

HAWC (Healing Abuse Working for Change) strives to help abused women, children, men, and nonbinary people live free from violence and fear. As a leading domestic violence agency in Massachusetts, HAWC provides a domestic violence helpline, emergency shelter, legal services, advocacy and counseling services to more than 2,500 families in the North Shore area each year.