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NSVRC Blogs by Megan Thomas


Megan Thomas is the Communications Specialist at NSVRC. She manages the national newsletter The Resource, as well as editing, reviewing, and designing publications.

Yolanda Edrington was named the new NSVRC Director, bringing more than 15 years of experience in leadership and community engagement.

We reached out to you, our partners and community members, to learn about your work in the movement.

Learn how to put research into action to reframe sexual harassment, abuse, and assault and communicate more effectively about prevention.

The National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) is pleased to announce the release of the Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) Toolkit, an online toolkit to address the needs of sexual assault survivors through a continued partnership with the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC).

Harrisburg, PA – The National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) and the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA) are pleased to honor Joann Schladale with the 2018 Gail-Burns Smith Award. Schladale, a licensed marriage and family therapist who specializes in sexual health, trauma, violence prevention and sexual behavior problems, will receive the award during the 2018 National Sexual Assault Conference held in Anaheim, CA on August 29-31.

RALIANCE will be funding innovative projects in varying amounts based upon need, up to $50,000. Intent to Submit forms (LOIs) are due August 24, 2018.   

The Cosby verdict is a long-awaited and symbolic victory for many survivors of sexual violence.  It brings hope that justice can be served when victims are finally ready to enter the court system, that it is possible for the truth to be heard, even if it is years after the assault. 

The National Sexual Violence Resource Center is on-site as the Bill Cosby trial progresses to provide insight and expertise in response to key statements made during the courtroom proceedings.

The National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) announced today 35 recipients of its 2018 Visionary Voice Awards.

The National Sexual Violence Resource Center announced that Yolanda Edrington will be the new Chief Operating Officer serving as the leading nonprofit’s Director.