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Advocacy Organizations & Non-Profits


Organizations and non-profits dedicated to advocating for and helping survivors of sexual violence.

It Happened To Alexa Foundation
The foundation is a resource for survivors of sexual assault to receive money to ease the burden of attending a criminal trial, providing family members or trusted friends financial assistance to be able to attend their loved one's court trial.

National Alliance to End Sexual Violence
The NAESV provides a critical voice for sexual assault advocates in Washington D.C.

National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence
The National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence designs, provides and customizes training and consultation; influences policy, promotes collaboration; and enhances diversity with the goal of ending domestic and sexual violence.

National Sexual Violence Resource Center
The NSVRC serves as the nation′s principle information and resource center regarding all aspects of sexual violence. They work to address the causes and impact of sexual violence through collaboration, prevention efforts and the distribution of resources.

Rape Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN)
RAINN is the nation's largest anti-sexual assault organization. They operate the National Sexual Assault Hotline & leads national efforts to prevent sexual assault, improve services to victims & ensure that rapist are brought to justice.

PAVE - Promoting Awareness Victim Empowerment
A national, multi-chapter, grassroots nonprofit. PAVE uses education and action to shatter the silence of sexual and domestic violence. PAVE's work has been featured on CNN, Today Show, and in TIME magazine.

Safer Society Foundation
Safer Society Foundation provides resources for the prevention and treatment of sexual abuse. They publish books for survivors, offenders, professionals,family and friends, and on prevention. They also operate a free referral service.

Speaking Out About Rape, Inc. (SOAR)
Speaking Out About Rape, Inc. (SOAR) runs national awareness, education and prevention programs to empower survivors of sexual violence and enhance the public's understanding and acceptance of rape victims.

Workplaces Respond to Domestic and Sexual Violence: A National Resource Center
The Workplaces Respond to Domestic and Sexual Violence: A National Resource Center project offers information on the Internet for the benefit of those interested in providing effective workplace responses to victims of domestic violence, sexual violence, dating violence and stalking.