Ensuring Safe Housing and Healing Spaces for Women and Girls of Color
National Organization of Sisters of Color Ending Sexual Assault (SCESA) in Windsor, CT will lead a national project on safe housing and culturally specific healing spaces for women and girls of color who are survivors of sexual violence.
CommunitiesAdults African American Asian-Pacific Islander Communities of color Girls Indigenous/Native/Tribal Latinx Survivors Women Youth/Adolescents/Young Adult
SystemAdvocacy/rape crisis Therapeutic/mental health
Conduct a needs assessment via listening sessions to identify challenges, gaps, and effective strategies for safe housing/healing spaces for women and girls of color who are survivors of sexual violence.
Collaborate with community of color safe housing agencies
Document and share culturally specific approaches that can be replicated by other programs addressing sexual assault at the intersections with housing.