Prevention and Inclusion: The Gender Universe Model

I host twenty-something primary prevention trainings a year and my essential training materials list goes like this: laptop, projector, flip chart paper, pens, and gender pronoun stickers. The latter is a recent addition to my training cart, but probably the most important. Like all disciplines, primary prevention of sexual violence is growing, expanding, and learning [...]

RALIANCE opens fourth round of Impact Grants

RALIANCE has funded 52 projects over the last 3 years as part of their Impact Grants Programand they have just announced a fourth year of funding. Funded projects will fall into one of three categories: Improve the response to victims of sexual violence Reduce the likelihood of perpetration of sexual violence Strengthen community capacity to create [...]

(Re)Defining Community-Based Rape Crisis Center Roles with Campus-Run, Gender-Based Violence Programs

(Re)Defining Community-Based Rape Crisis Center Roles with Campus-Run, Gender-Based Violence Programs This web conference will provide an overview of the campus landscape, entities, and policies relevant to gender-based violence response and prevention. Basic and foundational topics such as Title IX, Student Conduct, and callous structures will be discussed in relation to RCCs, and improve sustainability [...]

Data, Disparity, and Sexual Violence Prevention

Sexual violence impacts people of all identities and walks of life, yet victimization data demonstrate that the prevalence of sexual violence experience is not even across ethnicities. Per the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS), one in three multiracial women reported an experience of sexual assault, versus one-quarter of American Indian or Alaska [...]

Consent is ________.

“Consent is sexy.” Campaigns like this can be found in many youth-centered spaces. This pithy slogan aims to reframe the affirmative consent standard amid the backlash against the “Yes Means Yes” legislation, a law criticized for being intrusive and putting a contractual burden on intimate activities. A shift from the previous “no means no” standard, the [...]

One Size Does Not Fit All: Strategies to Center Survivors with Disabilities

One Size Does Not Fit All: Strategies to Center Survivors with Disabilities July 31, 2018 One of the most challenging aspects of servicing survivors is ensuring that you are providing appropriate services to all, no matter their background. Yet, services for people with disabilities who continue to be victimized at higher rates than the rest [...]

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