Source: National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC)
National Organization Recognizes Outstanding Contributions During Sexual Assault Awareness Month
(Enola, PA) The National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2010 Visionary Voice Award. This award, offered in conjunction with Sexual Assault Awareness Month each April, recognizes the creativity and hard work of individuals around the country who have demonstrated outstanding advocacy and community work to end or prevent sexual violence.
The ten recipients, nominated by their state, territory or tribal sexual assault coalition, represent a wide variety of individuals doing this critical work at the local level. The 2010 award winners are:
Rep. Dawn Creekmore, Arkansas
Dr. Ellen P. Bez, Guam
Abigail Kelly-Smith, Indiana
Jennifer Wylie, New Hampshire
Rep. Dan Stewart, Ohio
Margaret Guz, Pennsylvania
Tracy Blackburn, Tennessee
Rep. Ellen Cohen, Texas
Sharon Pressman, West Virginia
Kittie Smith, Wisconsin
For more information about the winners, please visit www.nsvrc.org/saam/award. The NSVRC provides resources and information on sexual violence to rape crisis centers, state, territory and tribal coalitions, allied organizations, agencies, educators, media and the general public. Phone toll free: 1-877-739-3895 or visit www.nsvrc.org.
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