Community Support & Social Enterprises:
Contributor: Dr. Shannon Deer & Cheryl Miller
Summary: Dr. Shannon Deer & Cheryl Miller recently authored a book titled: Business Doing Good: Engaging Women and Elevating Communities. This resource strives to educate businesses on how to empower survivors economically.
Contributors: Futures Without Violence
Summary: Webinars and additional resources on educating and employing survivors and supporting mental health needs.
Title: What is Social Enterprise?
Contributor: Social Enterprise Alliance
Summary: This resource identifies the types of social enterprises, where they come from and additional sources to learn more.
Contributor: National Fund for Workforce Solutions
Summary: Best practices on how to maintain a trauma-informed approach to the workforce, as well as related background information and definitions. A great guide for employers, aiding them in empowering and encouraging employees.
Contributor: James Kowalsky, BA Engagement Services & Practice Enhancement Specialist, Midwest Harm Reduction Institute
Summary: This PowerPoint is a great starter for business managers to review and learn from. It includes information on ACES, trauma’s effect on the brain, how to maintain safety for trauma survivors and much more.
Contributors: National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health, Futures without Violence
Summary: This resource discusses proper questions to ask survivors in the workplace, mainly to ensure safety and additional support.
Contributors: Shayne Spalding, Christin Durham, Amanda Briggs, The Urban Institute, Futures without Violenece
Summary: This video webinar defines local workforce systems, who can be aided by them, as well as actual examples of workforce systems and how to find them.
Contributor: Engage Together
Summary: This resource discusses businesses employing survivors or those at risk of trafficking. This source even features an Alliance Member, Thistle Farms!
Contributors: Freedom Network USA
Summary: Survivor advocates, leaders and employees are essential in empowering more survivors and decreasing risk of recidivism, here is some information on survivor leadership.