UTAP Partners, Collaborators & Extended Network

UTAP collaborates with subject matter experts as consultants on our technical assistance events such as peer-to-peer meetings, online training opportunities, institutes, written products, and individualized consultation services.

Given the diverse pool of OVW Underserved Grantees and the diversity of the populations they serve, collaborating with an extended network of consultants and other national TA providers ensures that UTAP remains responsive to the needs of Grantees and the communities they serve.

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Amrita Hanjrah, JD, MPA

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Olubunmi (“Bunmi”) Basirat Oyewuwo, Ph.D., LMSW

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Sharmili Majmudar, MSW

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Erin Tinnon, MSW, LCSW

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Jenna Musselman-Palles, LCSW

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Carol Ruderman, MBA

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Extended Network of National Technical Assistance Providers

As the Comprehensive Technical Assistance Provider for OVW’s Grants for Outreach and Services to Underserved Populations (Underserved Program), ALSO provides direct technical assistance (TA) to Underserved Grantees, as well as help connect Grantees to other OVW-funded technical assistance providers for specific assistance outside the ALSO’s and partners’ expertise. The following is a list of these national technical assistance providers.

Activating Change

A technical assistance provider on issues related to people with disabilities and Deaf individuals, including how to plan for an accessible event, materials, and services.

Asian Pacific Institute on Gender-Based Violence (API-GBV)

A national resource center on domestic violence, sexual violence, trafficking, and other forms of gender-based violence in Asian and Pacific Islander communities.

Elevate | Uplift

A technical assistance provider supported by a collective of national organizations leading anti-sexual violence work, is built on the foundation of lessons learned from the Sexual Assault Demonstration Initiative, a multi-year national project that helped community-based organizations strengthen services for survivors of sexual violence.

Esperanza United (Casa de Esperanza)

A national resource center for organizations working with Latin@s experiencing domestic violence in the United States.

National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life (NCALL)

A technical assistance provider on issues related to elder abuse and abuse in later life.

National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center (NIWRC)

A Native nonprofit organization that was created specifically to serve as the National Indian Resource Center (NIRC) Addressing Domestic Violence and Safety for Indian Women.

National Organization of Asians and Pacific Islanders Ending Sexual Violence (NAPIESV)

NAPIESV provides technical assistance and support to local/community-based programs and governmental organizations in enhancing their services to victims of sexual violence from the Asian and Pacific Islander communities nationally and in the U.S. territories.

Ujima: National Center on Violence Against Women in the Black Community

Serves as a national, culturally-specific services issue resource center to provide support to and be a voice for the Black Community in response to domestic, sexual and community violence.

Women of Color Network (WOCN)

The Women of Color Network, Inc. (WOCN) is a national grassroots initiative dedicated to building the capacity of women of color advocates and activists responding to violence against women in communities of color.