Spotlight / Fall Spotlight 2022

National Recovery Month


Read this Urban Institute blog about the importance of addressing childhood trauma to improve public safety and reduce victimization.

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National Hispanic Heritage Month

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Understand how to improve formal and informal help-seeking behavior among Latinx adults who experienced bias motivated victimization (read the study’s full report here).

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Get a quick look at elder abuse among Latin@s through this Factsheet by Esperanza United.

National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

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Learn how Barrier Free Living’s Deaf Services program is increasing access to direct services for domestic violence survivors who are deaf.

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Read about an evaluation of the job readiness program for domestic violence survivors at Sanctuary for Families.

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Cybersecurity Awareness Month

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Understand how video gaming is increasingly exposing young people to cybercrime and the technology to counter such attacks.

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Learn about the sharp increase in phishing/vishing/ smishing/pharming complaints and other Internet-related criminal complaints in 2021.



Learn about partnering with Tribal Nations on Research through this NCAI FAQ.

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Grow your skills with Building the Sacred: An Indigenous Evaluation Framework for Programs Serving Native Survivors of Violence, produced by the Urban Indian Health Institute.