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The Resource Spring 2019

The Spring 2019 edition ofThe Resource looks at the wide range of prevention activities happening all across the country! Opening with tips from Berkeley Media Studies Group on how to effectively communicate about prevention, this issue also includes:

  • Four winners of RALIANCE's first-ever Honors Awards
  • A spotlight on the Women's Coalition of St. Croix's innovative new radio drama
  • A milestone marking ten years of the Sexual Assault Demonstration Initiative (SADI)\
  • A tool connecting American Indian and Alaska Native survivors with services

We also take a look back at the success of this year's #30DaysofSAAM Instagram contest and asked advocates what changes they've seen since in their own programs #MeToo went viral. Lastly, check out four recent additions to NSVRC's library.

Megan Thomas Tue, 07/09/2019 - 13:00

The Resource Fall 2018

The Fall 2108 edition of The Resource covers the CDC study on the lifetime cost of rape, as well as the National Coalition for Sexual Health's five action steps to good sexual h...

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The Resource Winter 2018

The Winter 2018 edition of The Resource discusses where the anti-sexual violence movement can go in the wake of the #MeToo movement. In addition, The Resource features:

  • Lessons learned from the Sexual Assault Demonstration Initiative
  • The Texas Association Against Sexual Assault's workshop for people of color working in the movement
  • The Utah Coalition Against Sexual Assault's new digital infrastructure
  • A celebration of CEO Delilah Rumburg's 23 years in the movement

In this issue, you'll also find an overview of the Sexual Assault Awareness Month 2018 campaign, Embrace Your Voice. You can also read what preventionists and advocates said they love about their workplaces and about four resources from the NSVRC library that might interest you.

The Resource Spring/Summer 2017

The Spring/Summer 2017 edition of The Resource includes the following stories: Rutgers University's campus climate assessment process The new multimedia campaign #LoveWITHAccountability ...

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The Resource Newsletter of the National Sexual Violence Resource Center: Fall/Winter 2016

The Fall/Winter 2016 edition of The Resource includes:

Director’s Viewpoint: Karen Baker, NSVRC Director, discusses the steps the movement is taking, from the launch of Raliance to the new documentary Audrie & Daisy.

Raliance launch: New collaborative initiative Raliance writes about their goal of ending sexual violence in one generation.

Audrie & Daisy focuses on early education: In a Q&A, co-director of Audrie & Daisy Bonni Cohen shares the film’s impact and talks about the importance of early education in sexual violence prevention.

Collaborating to end the sexual abuse to prison pipeline: The National Organization for Women shares their plan for ending the sexual abuse to prison pipeline that disproportionately affects young women of color and transgender youth.

Member centers in Connecticut create K-12 prevention programs: One Connecticut center shares lessons learned when developing prevention curricula for K-12 schools.

This issue also includes a look back at the first year of PreventConnect Campus, a sneak peek at Sexual Assault Awareness Month 2017, and a recognition of the Multilingual Access Project Advisory.

Do you have an idea for a future story? Send your ideas to resources@nsvrc.org with the subject line “Resource Story Idea.”

The Resource Newsletter of the National Sexual Violence Resource Center: Spring/Summer 2016

The Spring/Summer 2016 edition of The Resource highlights culture in a number of ways:

  • Director’s Viewpoint: Karen Baker, NSVRC Director, discusses how changes in the culture surrounding sexual violence have been prominent this year, from the Oscars to the White House.
  • Evaluation is for everyone: Multicultural Efforts to end Sexual Assault (MESA) shares their culturally relevant evaluation process, from building a framework to implementing strategies in the community.
  • West Virginia’s online academy provides needed resources: West Virginia Foundation for Rape Information and Services (WVFRIS) developed an online training academy for service providers.
  • Community Integrity Program uses evidence-based practices: Princeton University’s Community Integrity Program is a secondary prevention program that holds individuals who offend accountable.
  • For some patients, there is a correlation between sexual trauma and disordered eating: Pennsylvania Physician General Dr. Rachel Levine shares the connections between sexual trauma and eating disorders.

This issue also includes a look back at this year’s Sexual Assault Awareness Month, a spotlight on the Hawaii Coalition Against Sexual Assault’s Community Action Teams, and several milestones for NSVRC.

Do you have an idea for a future story? Send your ideas to resources@nsvrc.org with the subject line “Resource Story Idea.”

The Resource Newsletter of the National Sexual Violence Resource Center: Spring/Summer 2015

The Spring/Summer 2015 edition of The Resource shines a spotlight on campus sexual assault. Included in the special campus section are the following articles: 'The Hunting Ground': An in...

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The Resource Newsletter of the National Sexual Violence Resource Center: Fall/Winter 2014

The 2014 Fall & Winter edition of The Resource celebrates the 20th anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act. Vice President Joe Biden recently deemed VAWA his “proudest legislati...

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The Resource Newsletter of the National Sexual Violence Resource Center: Spring/Summer 2014

The 2014 Spring & Summer edition of The Resource features a cover story on campus sexual assault written by the Clery Center For Security On Campus. The article provides details on recent amendments to the Jeanne Cleary Act and how policy can be used to help protect the well-being of students. In the same vein, The University of Oregon has students talking about consent with its SexPositive cellphone app, which has been downloaded more than 10,000 times.

Other topics covered in this issue include the 20th anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act, how to protect victims’ privacy when electronic evidence is introduced, and a reflection on three years of healthy sexuality as the theme of Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

Does taking a sabbatical sound like a good idea? Read about one executive director’s three-month getaway. Looking for a creative way to fundraise? Check out a vanity license plate campaign from Virginia that has been raising money to prevent sexual and domestic violence.

Learn about sexual assault prevention efforts in Pennsylvania, New York, and New Hampshire. See snapshots from Love146’s Sweet Relief Benefit Bakeoff, an event that combined treats and information about fighting human trafficking on Valentine’s Day.

The Resource Newsletter of the National Sexual Violence Resource Center: Fall/Winter 2013

The 2013 Fall & Winter edition of The Resource includes articles on sexual violence in the military, complete with an interview with Air Force Maj. Gen. Sharon K. G. Dunbar; a youth b...

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