Immigrant & Refugee

The Vulnerability of Immigrant Farmworkers in the US to Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment
PDF
March, 2013

Sexual violence in agricultural farmworking occurs far too frequently due to the severe imbalance of power between employers and their immigrant workers. In addition to the personal trauma, survivors also encounter systematic barriers to reporting the abuse and holding the perpetrators accountable.

In this "Research & Advocacy Review," we examine a report from Human Rights Watch (HRW) about the sexual violence and harassment commonly experienced by farmworkers. We review the…

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Immigrant & Refugee
With Farmworker Victims of Sexual Violence?
PDF & Hard Copy
July, 2014

This booklet was created by, and designed and reprinted with permission from, The Farmworker Sexual Violence Technical Assistance Project of the Southern Poverty Law Center. This booklet is a step-by-step guide to creating an effective safety plan specific to farmworking victims of sexual violence.

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Rural Communities, Immigrant & Refugee
PDF
June, 2014

Esta es una edición especial de Connections. Es nuestra primera edición bilingüe. Son varios los motivos por los que WCSAP eligió priorizar y asignar recursos para una edición bilingüe de Connections.

En Washington hay una gran cantidad de habitantes Latin@s, y much@s de estas personas que solo hablan español son además inmigrantes. Esta población tiene necesidades diferentes y se enfrentan a distintas barreras al intentar acceder a servicios de intercesión en casos de agresión…

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Immigrant & Refugee, Latinx
PDF
March, 2010

Washington is a leading agricultural state. Some of our delicious foods are the lentils of the Palouse, the wine of the Columbia Valley, the famous Walla Walla onions, basket upon basket of Ferndale raspberries, and the crisp apples we're known for (my favorite is the tart Cripps Pink). The food is delicious, but farming is not easy. It is very hard work, and takes a lot of low-paid labor to fill our grocery stores and pantries at prices we are accustomed to. Much of the labor is performed…

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Immigrant & Refugee, Culturally Specific
In Working With Immigrant Women
PDF
September, 2002
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Immigrant & Refugee
Colonization, Sexuality, and Communities of Color
Book
January, 2009

“Colonization and racism go hand in hand. Racism has provided justification for the subjugation of peoples ... Over time, racial stereotypes and societal rejection may be internalized by the colonized group.” — Emma D. LaRocque

  1. Prevention
  2. Adolescent / Teen
  3. Sex
  4. Education
  5. Cultural Awareness
  6. Racism
  • Author: Yee, Jessica
  • Publisher: Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, 2009.
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Immigrant & Refugee, Anti-Oppression, CSA Prevention
PDF & Hard Copy
January, 2015

Building on the Practice Guidelines for Working with Pregnant and Parenting Survivors (www.pregnantsurvivors.org), the current guidelines seek to incorporate the skills and knowledge of health care professionals and advocates who provide services to members of Latin@ communities. Gaining a clearer understanding of the complexity of the lived experiences of Latin@ communities begins with recognizing how discrimination based on social inequalities…

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Pregnant & Parenting, Immigrant & Refugee

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