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NSVRC Blogs by Chad Sniffen

Chad Sniffen has been with the National Sexual Violence Resource Center since 2015, where he is currently the Website Administrator. He is also the Director of Research and Evaluation for RALIANCE, a national partnership that includes NSVRC.

Chad has worked or volunteered in the movements against sexual and domestic violence as a prevention educator, victim advocate, researcher, women’s self-defense instructor, and board member since 1999. He has also worked for community rape crisis and domestic violence programs in California and Arizona, and campus prevention programs at the University of Arizona and the University of California, Davis. He earned a Master of Public Health degree from the University of Arizona in 2007.

A repost of a blog from our partners at the Urban Institute, Dr. Janine Zweig and Emily Tiry. Originally posted here on the Urban Institute's website.

TripAdvisor’s Senior Director of Trust and Safety discusses the importance of better safety information for the traveling public.

“With better information about sexual violence comes the opportunity to know which programs, policies, and practices have the most impact on prevention efforts; knowledge that brings us closer to our common goal of a future built on safety and respect.”

Karen Baker, Managing Partner

At the moment we have received as many sign-ups for the SAAM 2019 Action Kit as we can accept. Follow the SAAM blog or our Facebook page to find out if we will be able to distribute more Action Kits in 2019.

Today is recognized internationally as World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, and is an opportunity to highlight the vulnerability to sexual violence and other forms of abuse that so many elderly persons experience. Below is a statement from the National Center on Elder Abuse that communicates the importance of this day, and after that is a brief list of links to resources on Elder Abuse from the NSVRC and the Department of Justice.

Originally posted at Medium.com on April 26, 2018

By Molly Boeder Harris, The Breathe Network

“The doors to the world of the wild self are few but precious. If you have a deep scar, that is a door.” — Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estés

A guest post from Alissa Mailen Perrotto, President & Chief Executive Officer of the Sexual Assault Resource & Counseling Center of Lebanon and Shuylkil Counties, and former Contract Liaison for the Pennsylvania Coalition to Advance Respect.

Celia’s story is vividly captured in Celia, a slave, by Melton A. McLaurin.