Case Study: Looking at Culture, Identity, and Community to Reshape how we Address & Prevent Domestic Violence

Date published: October, 2017 (5 pages)

In California, a colossal place with ever- changing demographics, domestic violence agencies and leaders are becoming increasingly aware that different solutions areneeded to reach and help different people and populations.

“We need to be grounded in the uniquesocial realities of domestic violence survivors and their families,” said Mercedes Tune,capacity building project specialist for theCalifornia Partnership to End DomesticViolence (“the partnership”). “We need tounderstand the power differentials of thedifferent groups so we can address the needs.”