Reimagining Safety: Grantmakers for Girls of Color
June 7, 2017

Additional Recommended Readings


Suicide Haunts Latina Youth in NYC by Cortés, Zaira. Voices of NY. Center for Community and Ethnic Media. CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. (July 7, 2014)

Separation and Stigma: Transgender Youth & School Facilities from Movement Advancement Project and GLSEN (April 2017)

Infographic: LGBT & Gender Non-Conforming Girls in the Criminal Justice System from Movement Advancement Project

Excerpt: Rasha
How Does It Feel to Be a Problem?: Being Young and Arab in America
by Moustafa Bayoumi; Penguin Books; 1 edition (July 28, 2009)

Q &A: Sarah Deer on sexualized violence in Native America. Women Under Siege by Kerry Paterson. Women’s Media Center blog (12/18/2015) A focus on the impacts of violence and analysis of safety in Indigenous communities of North America

American Indian Girls Often Fall Through the Cracks
by Teresa Wilz. Stateline: The Pew Charitable Trusts (March 4, 2016)

Decolonizing Rape Law: A Native Feminist Synthesis of Safety and Sovereignty by Sarah Deer. Wicazo Sa Review, Vol. 24, No. 2, Native Feminism (FALL 2009), pp. 149-167 Published by: University of Minnesota Press

Unintended Consequences: Addressing the Impact of Domestic Violence Mandatory and Pro-Arrest Policies and Practices on Girls and Young Women Summary Report by Francine T. Sherman, Clinical Professor Director, Juvenile Rights Advocacy Program Boston College Law School March 2016. Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) and the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) National Girls Initiative

Issue Brief: Foster Care, Juvenile Justice & Domestic Child Sex Trafficking from Rights4Girls

Executive Summary: Listening to Minnesota’s Young Women, Youth & Advocates Listening Sessions for Philanthropy & Policy Leaders from Women’s Foundation of Minnesota (2016)

Gender & Trauma — Somatic Interventions for Girls in Juvenile Justice: Implications for Policy and Practice from The Center on Poverty and Inequality, The Art of Yoga Project (April 2017)

Valuing Girls’ Voices: Lived Experiences of Girls of Color in Oakland Unified School District from Alliance for Girls (2014)

Let Her Learn: Stopping School Pushout Overview and Key Findings from National Women’s Law Center (2017)

Sexual Assault Awareness Month: Why We Must Focus on Black Girls and Child Sexual Abuse by Tarana Burke
The Root (4/18/2017)

The Sexual Abuse to Prison Pipeline: The Girls’ Story from Ms. Foundation for Women, Rights4Girls and the Georgetown Law Center on Poverty and Inequality (2015)