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The NSVRC collects information and resources to assist those working to prevent sexual violence and to improve resources, outreach and response strategies. This resource section includes access to NSVRC collections and selected online resources.

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The Resource Fall 2018

Description 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 s...

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Helping Industries to Classify Reports of Sexual Harassment, Sexual Misconduct, and Sexual Assault

Description This report describes the work of a joint project between the NSVRC and the Urban Institute, in which a team of staff from both agencies developed an improved taxonom...

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Responding to Survivors with Autism Spectrum Disorders: An Overview for Sexual Assault Advocates

Description This guide was developed for local rape crisis advocates who may be asked to work with a survivor with autism.  It is a brief primer on autism, how persons who h...

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Reusing the news

Description This resource, part of the Media relations toolkit, provides examples of ways to reuse positive news coverage and respond to negative news coverage.

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Planning media relations throughout the year

Description This resource, part of the Media relations toolkit, provides a brief calendar of holidays, anniversaries, and other observances that can be used as angles for talking...

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Contributing to news coverage

Description This resource, part of the Media relations toolkit, explains how to use editorial pages, opinion pieces, and letters to the editor to bring attention to issues relate...

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Crafting a media advisory to engage journalists

Description This resource, part of the Media relations toolkit, explains the difference between a media advisory and a press release, provides tips on distributing a media adviso...

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Writing a press release to create news

Description This resource, part of the Media relations toolkit, explains the purpose of a press release, lists tips to keep in mind while writing one, and concludes with a sample...

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Preparing for an interview

Description This resource, part of the Media relations toolkit, provides step-by-step instructions on how to prepare for and complete an interview with a member of the media. ...

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Introduction to the Media relations toolkit

Description This resource, part of the Media relations toolkit, makes the case for partnering with the media and provides additional resources for working with journalists. ...

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