Overcoming the Impact of Domestic Violence by Economic Empowerment

Ruth Silver Taube, Katharine & George Alexander Community Law Center;  Perla Flores, Community Solutions; Esther Peralez-Dieckmann, Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence. 

The workshop will discuss the barriers domestic violence survivors face and their path to overcoming these barriers through innovative methods of economic empowerment. Moreover, this workshop will cover employment rights and economic opportunities, and programs for DV survivors.

Objectives: 

  1. Specify economic opportunities and paths to success for DV survivors. 
  2. Acquire knowledge on rights for DV survivors in the workplace. 
  3. Identify accommodations in the workplace.
  4. Prepare innovative strategies to help vulnerable communities gain economic empowerment  


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