NPR NEWS EXAMINES FAILURE OF COLLEGES TO PROTECT WOMEN FROM SEXUAL ASSAULT

NPR’S JOSEPH SHAPIRO REPORTS THAT STUDENTS GUILTY OF ASSAULT ARE RARELY EXPELLED,

VICTIMS RECEIVE LITTLE HELP FROM COLLEGES OR GOVERNMENT

MULTIPART SERIES, IN COLLABORATION WITH CENTER FOR PUBLIC INTEGRITY,

BEGINS FEBRUARY 24, CONTINUES NEXT WEEK

SANE programs are invited to apply to be a pilot site in the national SANE Toolkit Evaluation. Read more about this training and technical assistance opportunity.

The NSVRC is partnering with the Media Education Foundation for National Sexual Violence Awareness Month 2010 to offer reduced pricing on select films exclusively to Sexual Assault Awareness Monthactivity organizers.
 
You can order films at SAAM prices through April 30, 2010. Eighteen fabulous films are included ranging from The Line (preorders) to Wrestling with Manhood.

Join the dialogue about taking action to end sexual violence through NSVRC’s new blog.  Guest blogger, Joan Tabachnick, author of the NSVRC publication, Engaging Bystanders in Sexual Violence Prevention, explores the powerful ways that we can all choose to do something or say something to prevent sexual violence. 

For Immediate Release:
November 5, 2009

Franken, Grassley, Feinstein, Hatch Introduce Justice For Survivors Of Sexual Assault Act
Justice for Survivors of Sexual Assault Act Will Reduce Rape Kit Backlog

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 
Contact:          Lauren Sogor – National Sexual Violence Resource Center
                        (717) 909-0710
 
 
CDC Awards Vital Prevention Funding to National Sexual Violence Resource Center
 
Enola, PA.- The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently awarded the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape $1.5 million dollars per year for three years to continue funding its National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC).
 

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On September 5, 2009 Gail Burns-Smith passed away unexpectedly at her home. She was a founding board member of the National Sexual Violence Resource Center and a tireless advocate for sexual assault survivors and those working to end sexual violence. For more information about her life and accomplishments click here.
 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT:   Karen Baker, National Sexual Violence Resource Center
                      (877)739-3895 x101

                      Lauren Sogor, National Sexual Violence Resource Center
                      (877)739-3895 x118


NSVRC Honors 12 Individuals with Award for Sexual Assault Awareness Month

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