Orienting the Immigrant/Refugee Community to Western Norms Regarding Sexual Violence

Crime Victim Center of Erie County, Inc.
R1 2016-2017 $34,547

Crime Victim Center of Erie County, Inc. in Erie, PA created a series of free multi-lingual videos to orient refugees and immigrants in the U.S. on the topics of sexual assault, child sexual abuse, and healthy sexuality as well as services available in Erie County for victims of sexual assault. 

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  • Communities

    Adults Communities of color Immigrant/Refugee Survivors
  • Products

    PSA/Promotional video: 4 videos in 3 different languages: 1) Victim Services in Erie County, Pennsylvania; 2) Consent and Coercion; 3) Understanding Sexual Assault; 4) Children's Boundaries and Personal Body Safety CVCE YouTube Channel
    Language access: 4 videos in 3 different languages: English, Nepali and Arabic CVCE YouTube Channel
  • System

    Advocacy/rape crisis Therapeutic/mental health
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  • Enhance Partnerships

    Enhance Partnerships

    Engaged in discussion with the International Institute and Gannon University for distribution and uses for these videos. 

  • Provide Resources

    Provide Resources

    By creating these videos, CVCE seeks to engage more members of the immigrant/refugee community to use of CVCE's support and resources. 

  • Raise Awareness

    Raise Awareness

    4 videos each in English, Nepali and Arabic on the CVCE YouTube Channel