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Community Voices - Fall 2018

We reached out to you, our partners and community members, to learn about your work in the movement.

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Facing Race: Tarana Burke, sexual violence and the work for racial equity

"Whiteness is our default way of talking about sexual violence. But it cannot be."

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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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Centering Trans Survivors in the #MeToo Movement

It has been over a year since the Harvey Weinstein allegations broke and brought attention to the #MeToo movement. It is amazing to see survivors sharing their stories but often marginali...

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

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 have autism may respond to a traumatic event and the importance of working with disability providers in a collaborative fashion. There are resource lists for advocates as well as organizational tools designed to assist programs who want to better serve the disability communities.

Emily Bigger Mon, 10/15/2018 - 14:52

All Are Welcome

The All Are Welcome sign was designed for organizations who serve survivors of sexual violence to pro-actively display that their services are for everyone—regardless of ability, race, se...

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Making Space for Afro-Latina/x this Hispanic Heritage Month: Re-visited

Last year I wrote a blog on making space for Afro-Latinas during Hispanic Heritage Month. At the end of that blog I said: “As non-black Latinos, we should be centering Afro-Latina/x voice...

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Trauma-informed therapist and agency executive director Joann Schladale to receive national honor

Harrisburg, PA – The National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) and the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA) are pleased to honor Joann Schladale with the 2018 Gai...

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