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The Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia Media Network)

Helen Ubiñas

22 November 2021

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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The group Moms Bonded By Grief went beyond the support-group work it has done for years for survivors of gun violence homicide victims to take 50 children and their mothers and grandmothers to a Poconos Mountains wate...

PBS NewsHour

Amna Nawaz

Lena I. Jackson

18 November 2021

Los Angeles, California, United States

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5-15 Minutes

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A New Way of Life gives formerly incarcerated women something that most did not get from prison: treatment for the trauma that so many incarcerated women suffered from domestic violence. As an antidote to a system gea...

Appleton Post-Crescent

Chris Mueller

5 November 2021

Appleton, Wisconsin, United States

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The Outagamie County Youth and Family Services agency makes restorative justice dialogue available to the victims of crimes committed by juveniles. After preparation with a trained mediator, the two parties meet to di...

Roll Call

Jim Saska

28 October 2021

Baltimore, Maryland, United States

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The Violence Intervention Program at Baltimore's Shock Trauma Center counsels victims of violence and links them to needed social services to try to keep them safe from future injury. Such hospital-based trauma care i...

Cincinnati Enquirer

Cameron Knight

25 October 2021

Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

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Dvert is a partnership between Cincinnati police and Women Helping Women, a social services agency that puts domestic-violence survivors in touch with an advocate from the moment they report abuse. Advocates can provi...

Los Angeles Times

Leila Miller

11 October 2021

California, United States

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Since the 1990s, California prisons' victim-aid office has arranged for crime victims to meet with the incarcerated people who harmed them or their family members. These victim-offender dialogues, a restorative-justic...

HumAngle

Kehinde Ogunyale

4 September 2021

Nigeria

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Protests against alleged brutality and extrajudicial killings by Nigeria's Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) led to demands for judicial panels of inquiry to investigate the abuses and provide justice to victims. Of N...

The Columbus Dispatch

Yilun Cheng

23 August 2021

Whitehall, Ohio, United States

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Congress created the U visa program in 2000 to encourage undocumented immigrants to report crimes to the police and cooperate with investigations and prosecutions. The visa legalizes an immigrant's status, if certifie...

The Tributary (Jacksonville Journalism Collective)

Uriel J. García

3 August 2021

Jacksonville, Florida, United States

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A Florida constitutional amendment enacted in 2018 called Marsy's Law protects crime victims' rights, including the right to privacy when public-records laws would otherwise reveal victims' identity. But the Jacksonvi...

The Cut

Amelia Schonbek

21 July 2021

Portland, Oregon, United States

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Among the many restorative justice programs in the U.S., the Domestic Violence Safe Dialogue program was one of the few to arrange face-to-face dialogue between survivors and men who had violently abused women. This f...

The Trace

Lakeidra Chavis

Daniel Nass

9 July 2021

Illinois, United States

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As one of the oldest programs of its kind, the Illinois Crime Victim Compensation Program was created in 1973 to reimburse victims of crime and their families for their out-of-pocket expenses, such as funeral and medi...

The New York Times

Andy Newman

17 June 2021

New York, New York, United States

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Stay-away orders are a tool New York judges can use to protect victims from their abusers even before accusations get scrutinized in court. They grew out of a reform movement that urged police and prosecutors to take ...

KVUE-TV

Tori Larned

12 June 2021

Austin, Texas, United States

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3-5 Minutes

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Since 2014, all Austin police officers and cadets receive first-aid training, including the use of tourniquets and CPR. The training, which covers four weeks for cadets, is meant to provide stopgap, life-saving aid wh...

KRQE-TV

Chris McKee

28 May 2021

Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

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When young people with criminal records get shot in Albuquerque, they may get visited by the police department's Violence Intervention Program: cops and counselors urging the victims to resist the impulse to retaliate...

The World

Bianca Hillier

18 May 2021

Los Angeles, California, United States

Radio

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Worried for her Korean-immigrant parents' safety during rising anti-Asian hate crimes, a Los Angeles woman wrote and printed a booklet, "How to Report a Hate Crime." The booklet, now in nine languages and distributed ...

Global Press Journal

Myagmarsuren Battur

15 May 2021

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

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In Mongolia's capital city, more than 600 people who staff the kiosks where most residents get their drinking water have been trained to spot signs of domestic abuse. The Smart Triangle program aims to overcome low ra...

The Philadelphia Citizen

Jo Piazza

13 May 2021

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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In Philadelphia, public agencies and funding serve homicide victims' families. But grassroots groups target the enormous gaps in services for the survivors of gun violence, people whose unaddressed needs – medical, fi...

Jackson Hole News & Guide

Emily Mieure

Tom Hallberg

17 March 2021

Teton County, Wyoming, United States

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First responders who face devastating emergency response outcomes in Wyoming are finding support through the Teton Interagency Peer Support group. The group anonymously connects the first responders with trauma-inform...

International Centre for Investigative Reporting

Seun Durojaiye

13 March 2021

Nigeria

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To combat high rates of sexual and gender-based violence in Nigeria, the Spotlight Initiative supports several organizations providing counseling and educational services to victims and to women and girls at risk of a...

Wired

Emily Ding

Corinne Redfern

16 February 2021

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Since its April 2018 founding in Malaysia, the Be My Protector app has enabled interventions in 120 cases of suspected human trafficking, sparked by anonymous reports that its app enables. In about a third of those ca...

WBEZ

Patrick Smith

8 February 2021

Illinois, United States

Radio

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Since 2017, two publicly funded trauma recovery centers in Illinois have helped violent-crime survivors cope with the emotional fallout that can accompany a loved one's murder or surviving their own violent attack. Ca...

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Maya Rao

30 January 2021

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

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Next Step is a hospital-based violence intervention program based at Minneapolis' Hennepin County Medical Center that counsels gunshot victims to try to help lower the chances that they will be harmed again or seek to...

NPR

Laine Kaplan-Levenson

7 January 2021

United States

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The story of the passage of the Violence Against Women Act starts with a young legal aide to Sen. Joe Biden who did not identify as a feminist and knew little about the issues, but whose methodical building of a coali...

People

Jeff Truesdell

24 December 2020

Cleveland, Ohio, United States

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A network of trauma recovery centers nationwide helps victims of violence and survivors of murder victims by focusing on their emotional, medical, and financial needs first. What started as a single healing center run...

Yes! Magazine

Isabella Garcia

9 December 2020

Portland, Oregon, United States

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Behind the nightly protests against racism and police brutality on Portland's streets for more than five months stands a network of street medics and mutual aid groups dedicated to equipping and protecting protesters,...

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