Survivors need a safe place for the emotional work of recovery. Advocates start where the survivor is. The advocate plays a critical role in helping survivors navigate housing options and regain a sense of safety.
Planning for and managing executive leadership transitions are challenging tasks for any organization. The tenure of Executive Directors varies widely across the country, both in terms of length and tone of their leadership, but the challenges of moving from one ED to another are more similar than... more
This toolkit will assist the staff and board of directors at nonprofit sexual assault and domestic violence organizations in developing and implementing a succession plan to strengthen and build the capacity of their organizations. This toolkits provides an overview of key elements along with... more
Through our 24-hour helplines*, advocacy programs provide a powerful resource for our community. Across the country, advocacy programs assist survivors of sexual violence and their friends and family in navigating healing, learning about resources, and celebrating strengths and accomplishments --... more
Our rural spaces are filled with diversity and this diversity gives vibrancy and opportunity to our rural communities. It also brings new challenges for dual/multi-service advocacy agencies trying to provide services to an ever-growing range of sexual violence survivors. Part of our rural... more
Recorded November 14th, 2016
This webinar, based on the paper of the same name, focuses on how English speaking advocates and leadership can support multilingual and bicultural advocates. This interactive webinar was facilitated by Elizabeth Balcarcel and Leah Green. Participants learn about the... more
Rural dual/multi-service advocacy programs that are able to provide culturally and linguistically appropriate services to sexual violence survivors make services for all rural survivors more inclusive and accessible. Multilingual and bicultural advocates are an important part of rural agencies... more
an Interview with Emily Tamas, Program Coordinator, Kentucky Association of Sexual Assault Programs (KASAP) and conducted by Kendra Malone, Information & Technical Assistance Specialist, Iowa Coalition Against Sexual Assault December 19th, 2012
1. Why evaluate programs?
Recorded August 22nd, 2018.
Teens are at a much higher risk of sexual violence than adult members of the community yet often are the least empowered to seek the services they need. This rural webinar provides an opportunity for rural advocacy agencies to come together and learn about best... more