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COVID-19 Resources for Communities

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ABA CDSV Updates 

Below is a brief summary of what we have learned from victims’ attorneys across the country during the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis.

National Taskforce to End Sexual & Domestic Violence 

ABA CDSV/CCI Drop-In Calls 

ABA Commission on Domestic & Sexual Violence and Center for Courts Innovation (CCI) co-host a drop-in call for attorneys, advocates and domestic violence service providers every third Thursday. We disseminate the information to our listserv members. If interested, please consider applying to our listserv. 

  • Thursday, April 2, 2020 2:00PM (EDT) 
  • Thursday, April 23, 2020 2:00 PM (EDT)
  • Thursday, May 21, 2020 2:00 PM (EDT)
  • Thursday, June 18, 2020 2:00 PM (EDT)
  • Thursday, July 16, 2020 2:00 PM (EDT)
  • Thursday, November 19, 2020 2:00 PM (EDT)                                                                                              * Please note that drop-in calls will now be hosted quaterly.
  • Thursday, February 25, 2021 2:00 PM (EDT)

Resources for Survivors 

Resources for Lawyers


Court-Related Resources

Resources for DV Service Providers and Advocates


Disparate Impact

Below are some articles we received from Ayuda related to how the coronavirus is highlighting and exacerbating unjust inequalities in our society. One of the articles below quotes Dr. Monica Peek from Chicago as saying, "What pandemics, natural disasters, economic disasters do is uncover the everyday lived experience of these structural inequities that communities live with all the time." 

Black Community

Asian-American Community

LGBTQ Individuals

Immigrants/Limited English Proficient individuals 

Latinx Community

Deaf Community