Virtual Exhibit

Welcome to the National Sexual Assault Conference 2011 Virtual Exhibit Hall! We invite you to learn more about the diverse exhibitors.

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1 in 6

 

 

1in6
www.1in6.org
The mission of 1in6 is to help men who have had unwanted or abusive sexual experiences in childhood live healthier, happier lives. We offer a range of resources and information for those men and the partners, friends and family members who care about them, including a website, the 1in6 Online Supportline, a confidential lending library and a variety of professional trainings.

 

 

 

 

Avectra
www.avectra.com
For the last 17 years, Avectra has translated our customers’ needs into a market-leading Customer Relationship Management system (CRM) – whether our customers serve members, non-members, employees and or partners by the hundreds or hundreds of thousands. Our social business solutions allow organizations to engage both internal and external audiences in more sophisticated, relevant and transparent relationships to promote advocacy, community and action while driving business value. Avectra is headquartered in McLean, Virginia with regional offices in Chicago and Orlando. Visit www.avectra.com for more information.

 

 

California Coalition Against Sexual Assault

 

 

California Coalition Against Sexual Assault
www.calcasa.org
The California Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CALCASA) is California’s statewide association whose sole purpose is to promote public policy, advocacy, prevention, training and technical assistance on the issue of sexual assault. CALCASA provides knowledge and expertise to its 85 rape crisis centers and member programs, government agencies, campuses, law enforcement, and other entities. CALCASA convenes numerous trainings and conferences, and hosts one of the most comprehensive libraries on violence against women in the U.S.

 

 

Division of Violence Prevention (DVP) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC

 

 

Division of Violence Prevention (DVP) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC
www.cdc.gov/ViolencePrevention
The Division of Violence Prevention (DVP) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is dedicated to identifying, developing, supporting and sharing strategies to prevent violence and injury. These activities focus on primary prevention of violence through a public health approach. Some of the Division’s priorities include:
  • Sexual Violence
  • Intimate Partner Violence
  • Rape Prevention and Education
  • Child Maltreatment
  • Suicide
  • Youth Violence

 

 

FORGE

 

 

FORGE
www.forge-forward.org
FORGE is a non-profit organization serving transgender and gender non-conforming survivors of sexual, domestic, and hate violence and the providers who serve them.  FORGE focuses on educating and supporting service providers and other professionals in how to respectfully and competently serve transgender survivors and loved ones. FORGE works to build strong connections, provide resources, and empower the growth and knowledge of both providers and survivors.

 

 

 

 

Intermedia
http://www.intermedia-inc.com
Intermedia distributes award-winning DVD programs dealing with social issues such as sexual assault, sexual harassment, domestic and dating violence, child abuse, bullying, teen pregnancy, substance abuse and workplace training. Our goal is to provide educators and others with effective tools to help them meet the needs of their clients. Our focus is on program quality and customer service, and we offer free 30 day previews of many of our DVDs, as well as video clips of our programs on our website.

 

 

International Association of Forensic Nurses

 

 

International Association of Forensic Nurses
www.iafn.org
IAFN is a nonprofit professional membership organization of registered nurses and allied professionals formed to provide leadership in forensic nursing practice by developing, promoting, and disseminating information internationally about forensic nursing science. Forensic Nursing is the application of nursing science to public or legal proceedings. IAFN improves standards of evidence based forensic nursing practice in an attempt to create a world without violence. IAFN has been instrumental in creating models for providing health care to victims of sexual violence that has improved the quality and access of health care.

October 2011 Featured Exhibitor!

 

 

J'Hue Film Productions<

 

 

J'Hue Film Productions
www.collegehookupculture.com
Spitting Game: The College Hook Up Culture is a compelling documentary that sounds the alarm on a culture seeped in alcohol and often shrouded in silence. The student-driven narrative leads viewers on an engaging, highly informative, virtual tour of topics that include alcohol and other drug abuse,  hooking up, peer pressure, STD’s, sexual assault, and consent. Not only does this film create a dynamic forum for eliciting pro-active conversations, but it raises crucial questions about sexual ethics, gender politics, and sexual violence on college campuses today.

 

 

The Leila Grace Foundation

 

 

The Leila Grace Foundation
www.leilagrace.org
The Leila Grace Foundation is a 501 c 3 nonprofit that provides sexual assault prevention education and awareness to college students. Their mission is to inspire and encourage students to take a stand against sexual assault. They provide educational tools to enhance current peer education groups, student sexual assault awareness groups, and help lead students to start their own presentations.

 

 

The Lighthouse Center for Healing

 

 

The Lighthouse Center for Healing
www.lighthousedc.org
The Lighthouse Center for Healing brings together specialists from a variety of Washington, D.C.-area organizations to assist victims of intimate partner violence, sexual violence, aggravated assault and other traumatic events, as well as family members of homicide or suicide victims. By combining resources and expertise into one central location, the Center provides the coordinated, collaborative care clients need to heal and move forward with their lives. All services are provided free of charge.

 

 

Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault

 

 

Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault
www.mcasa.org
The Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault (MCASA) is the statewide collective voice advocating for accessible, compassionate care for survivors of sexual violence, and accountability for all offenders. MCASA actively works to end sexual violence in the state of Maryland through public policy, education, community outreach, technical assistance, and legal services.

 

 

National Alliance to End Sexual Violence

 

 

National Alliance to End Sexual Violence
www.naesv.org
National Alliance to End Sexual Violence (NAESV) provides a policy voice for survivors, rape crisis centers and sexual assault coalitions with Congress, federal agencies and national advocacy coalitions. NAESV prioritizes advocacy for direct services and prevention funding. Currently, the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act is a primary focus.

 

 

National Sexual Violence Resource Center

 

 

National Sexual Violence Resource Center
www.nsvrc.org
Founded by the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape in 2000, the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) identifies, develops and disseminates resources regarding all aspects of sexual violence prevention and intervention. NSVRC activities include training and technical assistance, referrals, consultation, systems advocacy, resource library, capacity-building, integrating research findings with community-based projects, coordinating Sexual Assault Awareness Month, co-sponsoring national conferences and events, and web-based and social networking resources.

 

 

Nebraska Domestic Violence Sexual Assault Coalition

 

 

Nebraska Domestic Violence Sexual Assault Coalition
www.ndvsac.org
NDVSAC is a statewide membership organization committed to the prevention and elimination of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking. The Coalition provides materials, training and technical assistance on numerous topics. An updated version of their curriculum, Reaching and Teaching Teens to Stop Violence, is now available. The curriculum provides information to raise awareness of existing violence in our communities and challenges social norms and expected behaviors that perpetuate violence.

 

 

Office for Victims of Crime

 

 

Office for Victims of Crime
www.ojp.usdoj.gov/ovc
The mission of the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) is to enhance the Nation’s capacity to assist crime victims and to provide leadership in changing attitudes, policies, and practices to promote justice and healing for all victims.

 

 

Office on Violence Against Women

 

 

Office on Violence Against Women
www.ovw.usdoj.gov
The mission of the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW), a component of the U.S. Department of Justice, is to provide federal leadership in developing the nation’s capacity to reduce violence against women and administer justice for and strengthen services to victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking.

 

 

Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape

 

 

Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape
www.pcar.org
The mission of the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (PCAR) is to eliminate all forms of sexual violence and to advocate for the rights and needs of victims of sexual assault. Since 1975, PCAR and its 51 rape crisis centers have worked to change public policy, protocols and system responses to sexual violence in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and nationwide.

 

 

Prevent Child Abuse Vermont

 

 

Prevent Child Abuse Vermont
www.pcavt.org
Prevent Child Abuse Vermont (PCAV) has been conducting Child Sexual Abuse Prevention training for 20 years.  Trainings for parents and caregivers focus on adult responsibility for protecting children, healthy sexuality promotion, understanding of normal sexual development and concerning sexual behaviors, and supervising children’s use of technology.  This exhibit will feature information on trainings and curricula available to all states and regions that focus on building protective factors to prevent victimization from three perspectives: the victim, the abuser, and the bystander.

 

 

PSA Worldwide Corp

 

 

PSA Worldwide Corp
www.psacorp.com
PSA Worldwide Corp. is a one-stop shop for educational and outreach items.  They has been partnering with agencies and coalitions for over 16 years by providing products to help meet your program objectives.  Their catalog provides over 150 prevention education items and over 350 outreach products that include at least 170 new products this year.  Their exhibit booth will include some of their most popular items and free samples.  The entire catalog online at www.psacorp.com, or look up PSA Worldwide on Facebook.

 

 

Repackaged Goods

 

 

Repackaged Goods
www.repackagedgoods.org
Repackaged Goods provides a contemporary, non-biased and sometimes Christian faith-based perspective on life after sexual assault. Repackaged Goods strives to provide tools through inspirational survivor stories of triumph, other writings, stories and resources on all things healing as well as spread awareness to communities on issues of sexual assault

 

 

Thistle Farms

 

 

Thistle Farms
www.thistlefarms.org
Founded in 1997 by Becca Stevens, Magdalene is a two-year residential program for women who have survived lives of violence, prostitution and addiction. The womenof Magdalene come from traumatic backgrounds that include sexual abuse at a young age, years on the streets and time in prison. Thistle Farms is a social enterprise where the women create natural bath and body products: candles, balms, lotions, and healing oils.

October 2011 Featured Exhibitor!

 

 

U. S. Army Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) Program

 

 

U. S. Army Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) Program
www.preventsexualassault.army.mil
The U. S. Army Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) program develops policy, guidelines and strategic efforts for implementation throughout the Army to combat sexual harassment and sexual assault.  The SHARP mission is to reinforce the Army's commitment to eliminate incidents of sexual harassment and sexual assault through a comprehensive policy that centers on awareness, prevention, training, education, victim advocacy, response, reporting and offender accountability.

 

 

VAWnet, The National Online Resource Center on Violence Against Women

 

 

VAWnet, The National Online Resource Center on Violence Against Women
www.vawnet.org
The National Online Resource Center on Violence Against Women (VAWnet) provides a comprehensive publicly accessible online library of full-text, searchable materials and resources on sexual and domestic violence and related issues, including research syntheses, training tools, funding information, and best practices for prevention and intervention. The exhibit table offers a sampling of VAWnet’s Applied Research papers, special collections, and other topic-specific resources addressing emerging issues in the field.

 

 

Virginia Sexual & Domestic Violence Action Alliance

 

 

Virginia Sexual & Domestic Violence Action Alliance
www.theredflagcampaign.org
The Red Flag Campaign: an innovative bystander intervention campaign designed to promote the prevention of sexual and dating violence among college students. Created by prevention experts, victim advocates, college students, and campus personnel.

 

 

Vision of Hope

 

 

Vision of Hope
www.theirhope.org
The Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape launched the Vision of Hope Fund in 2005 with former Pennsylvania First Lady Michele Ridge to fight child sexual abuse. The Vision of Hope Fund grants $50,000 each year to effective prevention strategies, projects that teach adult responsibility and accountability, and services for children who have been sexually victimized. Funded projects include internet-safety programs for parents, continuing education for family physicians and training for mandated-reporting professionals.

 

 

We End Violence

 

 

We End Violence
www.weendviolence.com
We End Violence offers an array of services for sexual violence prevention education and response. They provide multimedia campaigns, workshops, lectures, performances, and consultation on designing educational programs/campaigns and working with peer educators/advocates. This exhibit will promote these services through a display of posters, documentary films, educational handouts and presentation videos.