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Learn how a Communications team at a national nonprofit operates by interning at the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC).

“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, Chief Executive Officer
National Sexual Violence Resource Center

Sexual violence is inextricably linked to oppression – and we won’t ever end sexual violence without ending oppression.

These organizations and resources are focused on serving Asian and Pacific Islander communities.

There are many reasons this day can be difficult for survivors and their loved ones.

"Reflecting on my feelings, trauma, and faith made me realize that I am so much stronger than what happened to me."

While Nassar's case is unique in its connection to USA Gymnastics, the reasons why his crimes remained in the shadows are not.

These two examples show how we can use our knowledge of risk and protective factors to prevent sexual violence in the real world.

Recipients include organizer Mariame Kaba, Colorado Senator Faith Winter, Cosby prosecutor Kristen Gibbons Feden, and Star Tribune Reporters

Risk and protective factors are a framework of things that can increase or decrease the likelihood of sexual violence perpetration.