Publications

  • This research translation summarizes a national CDC survey from 2015 on sexual identity and health-related behaviors of high school students. The report found that students who identify as gay, lesbian, or bisexual face significant health disparities.
  • Sexual Assault Awareness Month is a great opportunity to create a community-wide campaign and strengthen local partnerships and coalitions. Public education campaigns play an important role in changing social norms by sharing basic facts with members of the community. This guide contains steps for planning a successful campaign to inform and engage the public.
  • The National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) is pleased to offer state coalitions, community rape crisis centers and other interested parties assistance in promoting the 2017 Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) campaign. This year’s theme, “Engaging New Voices,” provides an exciting opportunity to broaden our reach and engage the greater community in prevention efforts. We recognize the...
  • You can use social networking sites to engage online communities in sexual violence prevention. Social media tools can help spread awareness and advocate for social change. This toolkit offers guidance on how to best utilize the resources of this year’s campaign online. 
  • We can all use our voices to change the culture to prevent sexual violence. Prevention requires addressing the root causes and social norms that allow sexual violence to exist. This April, we're calling on groups whose influence can play a critical role in changing the culture. We’re strongest when we raise our voices together, and that’s why we’re engaging new groups in the movement. These...
  • These documents detail the #30DaysofSAAM Instagram Contest promoted by the NSVRC for Sexual Assault Awareness Month in 2017.
  • The Sexual Assault Awareness Month Event Planning Guide is a resource to help plan effective SAAM campaigns in your community.
  • The Sexual Assault Awareness Month Campaign Planning Guide is a resource to help create a community-wide SAAM campaign.
  • The Fall/Winter 2016 edition of The Resource includes: Director’s Viewpoint: Karen Baker, NSVRC Director, discusses the steps the movement is taking, from the launch of Raliance to the new documentary Audrie & Daisy. Raliance launch: New collaborative initiative Raliance writes about their goal of ending sexual violence in one generation. Audrie & Daisy focuses on...
  • The Sexual Assault Demonstration Initiative (SADI) was created to enhance sexual assault outreach, services, and community partnerships in dual/multi-­‐service programs. Six sites across the nation engaged in a four-­‐year process of assessment, planning, and implementation of new and enhanced services and organizational capacity building. The Final Report provides concrete lessons learned and...

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