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Ensuring Safe Housing and Healing Spaces for Women and Girls of ColorNational Organization of Sisters of Color Ending Sexual Assault (SCESA) Visit Website R4 2019-2020 ($50,000)
National Organization of Sisters of Color Ending Sexual Assault (SCESA) in Windsor, CT will lead a national project on safe housing and culturally specific healing spaces for women and girls of...
Centering Services for Transgender Women of ColorThe Center for Hope and Healing, Inc Visit Website R4 2019-2020 ($40,000)
The Center for Hope and Healing in Lowell, MA will examine and improve organizational policies, practices, and outreach strategies in order to better serve transgender women of color survivors in...
Secrets Revealed: Addressing Child Sexual Abuse in the U.S. Virgin IslandsWomen’s Coalition of St. Croix Visit Website R3 2018-2019 ($50,000)
Increase awareness of and education about child sexual abuse in the Virgin Islands by producing an innovative weekly radio and podcast series as a strategy to prevent future abuse and increase...
Why Faith Matters: A Resource for Advocates and Allies to Recognize the Spiritual and Religious Needs of Victims/Survivors of Sexual Assault and AbuseFaith Trust Institute Visit Website R3 2018-2019 ($35,720)
Create an educational resource for sexual assault advocates and allies better understand the significance of faith beliefs and religious culture in the lives of many sexual assault survivors.
DC Rape Crisis Center & Black LatinidadDC Rape Crisis Center Visit Website R3 2018-2019 ($50,000)
Collaborate with Black Latinidad to conduct a needs assessment of adult survivors of child sexual abuse in Black Diasporic Communities, provide training and assistance, and hold a Black Diasporic...
Online Peer Support Group for Partners of Men Who Have Experienced Sexual Abuse or Assault1in6, Inc. Visit Website R3 2018-2019 ($29,670)
Online support group program: a free, anonymous, chat-based resource that allows partners of men who have experienced sexual abuse or assault to join a safe community of support using a computer...
Grandparents: Sabiduria y AmorNew Mexico Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs Inc. Visit Website R2 2017-2018 ($45,000)
New Mexico Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs Inc. in Albuquerque, NM created the Sabiduría y Amor Project, drawing upon the strengths of grandparents as advocates for vulnerable children who...
Creating Victim-Centric Spaces for Muslim Survivors of Sexual Assault on College CampusesHEART Women & Girls Visit Website R2 2017-2018 ($30,000)
HEART Women & Girls in Chicago, IL implemented a series of trainings for Muslim students and student leaders on college campuses nationally to develop victim-centric approaches, policies, and...
Strengthening Services for Latinx Survivors in ColoradoColorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault Visit Website R2 2017-2018 ($29,976)
Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault in Denver, CO created the Colorado Latinx Leadership Network (CLLN) to enhance the professional skills of individual Latinx advocates in the anti-violence...
Crisis Intervention Resources for Sexually Exploited Homeless and LBGTQ YouthWEAVE Visit Website R1 2016-2017 ($50,000)
WEAVE in Sacramento, CA partnered with Wind Youth Services and the Sacramento LGBT Community Center to increase access to crisis intervention, safety planning, and psychoeducational support group...
Demonstration Project: Working with Sexual Assault Survivors with Disabilities in Long-term Care FacilitiesWashington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs Visit Website R1 2016-2017 ($50,000)
Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs in Olympia, WA increased capacity to serve sexual assault survivors with disabilities who reside in long-term care facilities, increased...
Refugee/Immigrant Advocacy and SupportThe Center for Hope and Healing, Inc. Visit Website R1 2016-2017 ($50,000)
The Center for Hope and Healing, Inc. in Lowell, MA enhanced community-based education and advocacy efforts and services for refugee, immigrants and other people of color impacted by sexual...
Enhancing PREA ProjectSouth Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault (SCCADVASA) Visit Website R1 2016-2017 ($8,610)
South Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault in Columbia, SC enhanced their existing PREA (Prison Rape Elimination Act) program to improve services for incarcerated...
Reaching Latinxs Survivors of Sexual Assault in Reading, PA: Los Retratos de mi VozSafe Berks Visit Website R1 2016-2017 ($34,631)
Safe Berks in Reading, PA enhanced its capacity to provide linguistically and culturally appropriate resources to Latinxs community members through a community survey of Latinxs women’s experience...
Men Who Experience Non-consensual Sex (MENS) ProjectPeace Over Violence Visit Website R1 2016-2017 ($40,000)
Peace Over Violence, a sexual and domestic violence prevention center headquartered in Los Angeles, CA, advanced the Men who Experience Non-consensual Sex (MENS) project to improve response...
Child Sexual Abuse Innovations ProgramNEWS, Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Victim Services Visit Website R1 2016-2017 ($50,000)
NEWS, Domestic Violence and Sexual Abuse Services in Napa, CA partnered with On The Move to create the Childhood Sexual Abuse Innovations Project. The project was a year-long, survivor-driven...
Young Advocate Institute SouthMississippi Coalition Against Sexual Assault Visit Website R1 2016-2017 ($50,000)
Mississippi Coalition Against Sexual Assault (MSCASA) in Jackson, MS coordinated a Young Advocate Institute South for 50-75 African-American youth in the state to attend social justice camp as...
Law Enforcement Guide to Addressing Sexual Violence in the LGBTQ+ CommunityInternational Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Visit Website R1 2016-2017 ($50,000)
The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) created a resource to enhance law enforcement’s understanding of and response to sexual violence in LGBTQ+ communities. The considerations...
Original design by project participants such as film, photography display, narrative piece, etc
Includes materials for train the trainers or other training element. This may include illustrative artwork to be used within curriculums or in conjunction with trainings.
Resources in languages other than English
PowerPoints or recorded webinar
A video creating public awareness about an organization’s expertise, resources or a program
Reports including literature reviews, IRBs, white papers, and guidelines
Includes hard-copy printable brochures, flyers or other short resource information such as one-pagers or handouts, fact sheets, posters or items seen in a ‘toolkit’ such as templates.
This includes policies within organizations that address the organizational culture and practices to prevent SV/DV by both reducing risks and uplifting protective factors. It may also include strengthening policies within organizations, suggesting changes to public policy, offering public policy recommendations.
Formal or information partnerships to collaborate to align messages, activism, education, and policies and practices as a means to raise community awareness and strengthen the collective impact of SV/DV prevention. Through partnerships, develop a ‘coordinated community response’ that engages multi-layered action, cooperation, and solidarity around a shared goal or purpose. This may include coordinating and enhancing existing partnerships.
Also called Communities of Practice, engaging in collective learning through convening or joining meetings, committees, conferences, etc. at national, state or regional, or local levels, and explore shared resources (ex. money, programming, messaging) and strategies to leverage SV/DV prevention efforts.
Intentional support and development of individuals and leaders in the community who model and advocate for SV/DV prevention.
Providing materials (ex. handouts, posters), services (ex. academic advisors, hotline numbers), financial support (ex. money set aside for SV/DV prevention work), time (ex. setting specific times throughout the year to directly talk about SV/DV and how to prevent it), or other assets (ex. connect to other community SV/DV prevention efforts) that address and prevent SV/DV.
Educate & Train
Formal educational programs and trainings (e.g., webinars, keynote speeches, in person trainings) and informal education (ex. team meetings, off the field mentoring) that focus on two components: 1) responding to SV/DV and 2) prevention SV/DV.
Formal evaluation (ex. surveys) of the outcomes of SV/DV prevention strategies (policies, resources, programs) to provide data that shows evidence of change. This also includes informal evaluation (ex. participant feedback, focus groups) of the outcomes of SV/DV prevention strategies.
Specific planned campaigns, pledges, print/posters or multi-media, and social media share graphics that aim to raise awareness about SV/DV and/or how to prevent it in order to mobilize for a purpose/action; may also include engaging national/state media platforms effectively to increase awareness/empower a wider-audience to action.