Yesterday, we kicked off the National Sexual Assault Conference (NSAC) in Philadelphia, PA. Over 1,700 participants are in attendance, including advocates, prevention educators, campus staff, health care professionals, law enforcement, and more.
We’re excited to share about how the field of sexual violence prevention is moving beyond the breakthrough of the #MeToo movement to open doors to real and lasting change. Over the next few days, we’ll be highlighting some key takeaways from the conference shared by attendees on social media.
Day two of NSAC continued today with a panel discussion about survivors with intellectual disabilities. Philadelphia disability rights activists Debra Robinson and Carolyn Morgan, along with NPR investigative journalist Joe Shapiro, discussed why women with intellectual disabilities face some of the highest rates of sexual assault.
Here’s what resonated with attendees during today’s panel: