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NSVRC Blogs by Laura Palumbo

Laura Palumbo is Communications Director at the National Sexual Violence Resource Center. Laura works on strategic messaging, media engagement and educational materials to promote that prevention is possible. For seven years she had led NSVRC in developing materials for advocates, parents, youth and college students.

This resource gives background and context to help audiences understand how prevention efforts can be expanded to the community level. Developed as a part of NSVRC's Building Connected Communties campaign for Sexual Assault Awareness Month 2024, this resource provides examples of what community-level prevention can look like. Community-level prevention means making changes to larger-level factors and conditions to reduce the likelihood that people will perpetrate sexual violence. These broader conditions that can impact an entire community include the physical environment and

This resource explores what the building blocks of a connected community are and how these connections protect against the risk of sexual violence. Developed as a part of NSVRC's Building Connected Communties campaign for Sexual Assault Awareness Month 2024, this resource provides examples of what community-level prevention can look like. Community-level prevention means making changes to larger-level factors and conditions to reduce the likelihood that people will perpetrate sexual violence. These broader conditions that can impact an entire community include the physical environment and

Join advocates, activists, survivors, and supporters who are getting involved in Sexual Assault Awareness Month #SAAM2024 this April on Instagram. Daily prompts encourage creative ways to raise awareness, educate, and connect with others — plus, you have a chance to win prizes every day you participate.

This coloring page was designed as a part of NSVRC's Building Connected Communities campaign for Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) in April 2024. Share how you are coloring to build community for #SAAM.

This coloring page was designed as a part of NSVRC's Building Connected Communities campaign for Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) in April 2024. Share how you are coloring to build community for #SAAM.

This coloring page was designed as a part of NSVRC's Building Connected Communities campaign for Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) in April 2024. Share how you are coloring to build community for #SAAM.

This coloring page was designed as a part of NSVRC's Building Connected Communities campaign for Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) in April 2024. Share how you are coloring to build community for #SAAM. 

Sexual Assault Awareness Month is a time to draw attention to the prevalence of sexual assault and educate individuals and communities about how to prevent it. Use this proclamation as a clear declaration to join advocates and communities across the country in taking action to prevent sexual violence. 

This series of six social media graphics is designed to guide you through talking to a friend about their problematic sexual behavior. This is the full length version of the We Can Talk About This Teaser. These graphics are a part of the Let's Talk set of resources for college students on talking with a friend about concerning sexual behavior.

This series of three social media graphics is designed to prompt you to think about talking to a friend about their problematic sexual behavior. The teaser is a shortened version of the full-length We Can Talk About This. These graphics are a part of the Let's Talk set of resources for college students on talking with a friend about concerning sexual behavior.