African American women sitting on sidewalk with arms resting on kneesBasile, Smith, Fowler, Walters, and Hamburger (2016) offer a window into the lived experiences of African American women in Sexual violence victimization and associations with health in a community sample of African American women. This research translation summarizes the article’s key findings to help support sexual violence prevention and response strategies with Black and African American communities.

Image of talkling points fileHigh-profile cases in the media are an important opportunity to educate the public about the realities of sexual assault. Specifics of each case are different, but our role as advocates is always to support survivors and help everyone understand sexual violence. These talking points were created to assist in those discussions.

This sample proclamation allows individuals or organizations to commit to the prevention of sexual violence. 

This publication provides a template for bringing the prevention of sexual violence to the attention of local media outlets.

This publication explains how to develop a community-wide campaign for Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

This list provides examples of events for Sexual Assault Awareness Month based on the goals of awareness, fundraising, healing, community engagement, public policy, and prevention.

This fact sheet defines sexual violence by providing examples and statistics.

This fact sheet discusses strategies individuals, communities, and businesses can use to prevent sexual violence.

This fact sheet provides statistics about the wide-ranging impact of sexual violence on survivors, loved ones, communities, and society in general.

The 2016 Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) campaign materials help to educate individuals, communities, and businesses on steps they can take to prevent sexual violence. Join us in helping everyone to see their role in preventing sexual violence!

Prevention Factsheet Resources

Prevention is Possible

The Impact of Sexual Violence

What is Sexual Violence

Recursos para la prevención

Prevenir es posible

El impacto de la violencia sexual

Qué es la violencia sexual

Campaign Planning Materials

How to Create a Campaign

Event Planning Guide

Sample Letter to the Editor




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