This is a toolkit about burnout and vicarious trauma. It was created on June 6, 2020, with the intention of providing resources for self-care and healing amid the very necessary work of organizing specifically against anti-Black racism and police brutality, though these principles apply to any kind of movement work, and these movements are intersectional. This is a toolkit for organizers, students, parents, allies, and anyone for whom its message resonates.
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This page from Ssense is a compilation of links, resources, guides, and writings. If you are looking to donate funds, volunteer time, educate yourself on complex topics, this is where we’ll post it; if you are looking for ways to stay safe while protesting, know your rights, or participate in actions and demonstrations from home, this is where you’ll find it. While primarily focused on North America, they are also incorporating information from international sources. They will be updating it on an ongoing basis, and have committed to vetting everything included here to ensure it is inclusive, current, accurate, and transparent.
This toolkit was created to collate, condense and share the lessons Black Lives Matter activists have learned in ensuring that their direct actions are centered on healing justice. This toolkit is a beta version; it will develop in real time as they continue to uncover the implications for healing justice in their organizing.
Un portal dedicado a dar información y apoyo a personas con VIH, sus familiares y amigos, en América Central. Información actualizada, vivencias, noticias, referencia a organizaciones y servicios, chat, preguntas y respuestas, grupos de autoapoyo virtuales, entre algunos de los contenidos de este sitio.
The Counseling Center engages in activities of prevention and combatting trafficking, including services of social, legal, psychological, medical, guidance for emergency shelter; and information and education campaigns. This website is in Romanian.
This Online Directory of Urgent Responses for WHRDs is based on an initial mapping of “Urgent Responses for Women Human Rights Defenders at Risk”, produced by AWID and the WHRD International Coalition in 2011. In the Online Directory, Women Human Rights Defenders International Coalition (WHRDIC) outlines the diverse responses that exist and, where available, those that are specific to WHRDs. WHRDIC hopes to provide a simple tool for WHRDs to locate the best resources available for their protection, support, and wellness.
The Program for Torture Victims (PTV) is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization that rebuilds the lives of torture survivors from over 65 countries who have stood up for freedom, democracy, and human dignity. The first organization of its kind in the country, PTV has helped heal the wounds of thousands of survivors through comprehensive services, empowering them to reenter society, reclaim their identities, and work toward a world without torture.
DIGNITY is a Danish human rights institute specializing in treatment, research, international development work and advocacy. It is represented in more than 20 countries where they cooperate with local partner organisations to fight torture, helping torture victims and their families find a better way of life.
Survivors International provides essential psychological, social service and medical services to survivors of torture, war trauma and gender-based violence residing in San Francisco. SI aims to help survivors re-establish healthy, productive lives by providing support and ensuring access to comprehensive services.