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Stop Sexual Assault in Schools

Contact Email
info@stopsexualassaultinschools.org
Description

We proactively address the epidemic of traumatic sexual violence/harassment impacting our nation’s students. We provide students, K-12 schools, and organizations resources so that the right to an equal education is not compromised by sexual harassment, sexual assault, and gender-based discrimination.

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Victim Rights Law Center, Portland Office

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The Victim Rights Law Center is Leading a New Response to Sexual Violence. Founded as the first law center in the nation dedicated solely to serving the legal needs of sexual assault victims, the Victim Rights Law Center is the leader in representing sexual assault victims’ legal rights within the civil context. We not only provide legal representation to victims of rape and sexual assault to help rebuild their lives, but also promote a national movement committed to seeking justice for every rape and sexual assault victim. Through an innovative model of community collaboration, we have created a network of allies (medical providers, counselors, lawyers) dedicated to improving legal services for rape victims. They have offices in MA and OR.

The Victim Rights Law Center engages in three primary activities:

  • Free Legal Services
  • Legal Training
  • Technical Assistance
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Oregon Attorney General's Sexual Assault Task Force

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The mission of the SATF is to develop and support an effective, consistent and collaborative approach to the response to and reduction of adult and adolescent sexual assault in Oregon. They provide Technical Assistance through the National Sexual Assault Training and Capacity Building Project.

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8th Annual Crime Victim Law & Litigation Conference

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Location
City
Portland
Country
USA
Sponsoring Agency
The National Crime Victim Law Institute
Description
The National Crime Victim Law Institute’s annual Crime Victim Law & Litigation Conference promotes enforcement of victims’ rights by helping attorneys and advocates develop skills to effectively assist victims in the criminal justice system. The conference, through funding from the Office for Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, will offer foundational through advanced education and training in crime victim law and multi-disciplinary approaches to advocating for crime victims’ rights.
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Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers

Contact Email
atsa@atsa.com
Description
Incorporated in 1984, the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers is a non-profit, interdisciplinary organization. ATSA was founded to foster research, facilitate information exchange, further professional education and provide for the advancement of professional standards and practices in the field of sex offender evaluation and treatment.
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The Center for Law and Public Policy on Sexual Violence

Contact Email
ncvli@lclark.edu
Description
A project of the National Crime Victim Law Institute, the Center for Law and Public Policy on Sexual Violence (CLPPS) analyzes and litigates sexual violence issues from a national perspective. CLPPS focuses solely on sexual violence issues; the goal of the project is to transform how the civil and criminal justice systems respond to survivors of sexual violence.
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National Indian Child Welfare Association (NICWA)

Description
The National Indian Child Welfare Association (NICWA) is dedicated to the well being of Indian children and families. NICWA provides information and training on tribal child welfare and related issues; community development services through on-site consultation and technical assistance; public policy advocacy, research policy analysis and dissemination protecting the rights of children and families.
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National Crime Victim Law Institute

Description
The National Crime Victim Law Institute (NCVLI), established in 2000, is a non-profit research and educational organization at Lewis & Clark Law School, Portland, Oregon. NCVLI is the only national organization in the country working to assert victims’ rights in criminal trial and appellate courts. NCVLI also maintains a resource bank of crime victim law, assists attorneys who provide direct legal services to crime victims, establishes legal clinics and files amicus briefs advocating for crime victims’ rights.
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