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YWCA of the U.S.A.

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The YWCA of the U.S.A. is a national women’s organization with 309 local affiliates. Local YWCA’s offer a variety of services including services for victims of domestic violence and rape, emergency and long term housing, child care and youth development programs, employment training, women’s health programs, resource and referral services and advocacy. Its mission: the empowerment of women and girls and the elimination of racism.
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Sexual Information and Education Council of the United States (SIECUS)

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The Sexual Information and Education Council of the United States (SIECUS) is a national, nonprofit organization dedicated to affirming that sexuality is a natural and healthy part of life. SIECUS develops, collects, and disseminates information, promotes comprehensive education about sexuality, and advocates the right of individuals to make responsible sexual choices.
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National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP)

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The National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs seeks to address the pervasive problem of violence committed against and within the nation’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and HIV-positive communities. NCAVP is a coalition of programs, located across the country, that documents and advocates for victims of anti-LGBT and anti-HIV/AIDS violence and harassment, domestic violence, rape and sexual assault, police misconduct and other forms of victimization. NCAVP publishes two national reports on violence annually.
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