2005 National Award for Outstanding Response to and Prevention of Sexual Violence

2005 Recipients

>Florence Holway
>Tillie Black Bear
>Linda E. Saltzman, Ph.D.

Florence Holway

For her tenacity in working for improvements in the adjudication of rape cases, and her courage in sharing her story through documentary film. Televised on HBO, the documentary is entitled A Rape in a Small Town: The Florence Holway Story: America Undercover.

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Tillie Black Bear

For her lifetime commitment to helping victims of sexual violence and her tireless work and leadership in promoting victim services and safety. She is a founder and current Director of the White Buffalo Calf Woman Society in South Dakota, the first women’s shelter in Indian Country.

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Linda E. Saltzman, Ph.D.

For her commitment to preventing violence against women, and promoting connections between research, policy and advocacy. Dr. Saltzman was a senior scientist with CDC’s National Center for Injury Prevention and Control. (Awarded posthumously)

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