The NSVRC has partnered with the Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence to create sample letters to the editor to support discussion related to the criminal case in Steubenville, Ohio.  This sample focuses on social change. Please see additional sample focused on supporting survivors.   For more information on the response to this case see our resource page.

The NSVRC and the Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence offer the following talking point to support discussions about the March, 2013 Steubenville, Ohio Criminal Trial.

 This regularly updated compendium lists and briefly describes all of the projects funded under NIJ's Violence Against Women and Family Violence Program.
 

This article provides general information and examples about comprehensive sexual assault services as a tool for program development.  It is not an exhaustive list, but a list of resources to be used to begin a discussion or assessment or organizational efforts to address sexual violence.

The 2012 Fall-Winter edition of The Resource offers articles and insights on major events, like the 40th Anniversary of Title IX, the Sandusky Case, and this year's Gail Burns-Smith Award winner. It also highlights great work happening across the movement, from the global initiative to end street harassment to promoting healthy sexuality in religious institutions. 

This resource outlines steps forCapacity Cover organizations can take to build capacity for engaging LGBTQ communities, facilitating prevention efforts with LGBTQ communities, and providing services to survivors who identify as LGBTQ.  There are also areas for consideration and activities to help organizations move even further toward a more inclusive, affirming agency.

This resource is part of the Information Packet on Sexual Violence & Those Who Identify as LGBTQ.

FORGE offers a fact sheet for victim services professionals discussing the "Terms Paradox." Related to providing effective and competent advocacy to transgender and gender-nonconforming individuals, this paradox refers to the idea that the terms used in providing service are both crucial to establishing safety and support, and meaningless in the basic foundations of effective service provision.

Download the fact sheet.

Crime victims with disabilities may face challenges that other victims do not face, such as the ability to access services or communicate with advocates. Supporting Crime Victims With Disabilities, a new training curriculum, focuses on recognizing and addressing these challenges so that all victims with disabilities receive the support and assistance they need. (OVC) Downloadable training materials for presenters who are providing training is available.

Materials are available in English or/o en Español.

The Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs (WCSAP) provides a collection of online resources on Program Management for anti-sexual violence programs.

Access this collection.

In the Spring 2012 edition of the Manager's Viewpoint newsletter, WCSAP offers articles and reflections on cost cutting, big picture planning, and leading through challenging economic times.

View this publication.

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