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NSVRC Blogs by Susan Sullivan

Susan Sullivan is the Prevention Campaign Specialist for NSVRC. She coordinates the national Sexual Assault Awareness Month campaign and manages NSVRC's social media presence through Facebook and Twitter.

By Kristen Houser, Chief Public Affairs Officer of NSVRC and PCAR

Following the announcement of a mistrial in Bill Cosby’s criminal trial, we’re reminded that while the criminal justice system is an important venue for survivors to seek justice and healing, it cannot be the only one — and it cannot become more effective in a vacuum. We all have a role to play in making our communities safer and more supportive of survivors. Only then will survivors find real justice. 

Netflix docu-series The Keepers dives into the unsolved murder of Sister Cathy Cesnik, a beloved young English teacher at an all-girls Catholic high school in the sixties.

This April, it’s easier than ever to show your support for survivors and for sexual violence prevention.  Check out some of the simple but impactful ways you can get involved below. 

1. Print and Hang a Poster