We set out to understand how survivors and others in the domestic violence field across California define survivor success. What we found calls into question many basic assumptions of the domestic violence field, and highlights important opportunities for strengthening systems’ response across California and nationwide.
Hear from survivors of domestic violence, how they define success for themselves, and the disconnects between survivors’ voices and the programs designed to support them. You’ll learn how domestic violence is not central to most survivors’ identity – and how we can redefine success from a survivor’s perspective.
Download our report that shares our data gathering process, findings and where to go next when addressing domestic violence.
This toolkit provides guidance for the philanthropic community and other stakeholders interested in supporting long-term, sustainable change for people living at the intersection of poverty, violence, trauma and oppression.
Learn how domestic violence practitioners can shift from a singular focus on short-term safety toward increasing survivor safety in the context of creating opportunities to support long-term wellbeing.
Communities, organizations and individuals across the country are already advancing structural change so everyone has a fair shot. The Wellbeing in Action map captures innovations and examples by location, issue area and Wellbeing Blueprint principles.