National Organization Recognizes Outstanding Contributions During Sexual Assault Awareness Month

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date: April 6, 2010

Contact: Jessica Shomper, Communications Specialist
877-739-3895

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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