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Rape Crisis Center

Prisoner Rape Certification Deadline an Opportunity, Not a Threat

Lovisa Stannow | Posted 06.21.2014 | Impact
Lovisa Stannow

Prisoner rape is devastating; It is also preventable. This crisis will only end if corrections agencies across the country take full responsibility for the safety of their detainees. The May 15 PREA certification process is an important moment for governors to declare their commitment.

Spending My Life Ending Sexual Violence, I Think the Government Should Spend Some Too

Terri Poore | Posted 06.15.2014 | Impact
Terri Poore

What most breaks my heart about this approach to funding is that, for the first time in my 20 years of doing this work, I can see that sexual violence is truly coming out of the shadows and that communities are ready to address the problem.

Link Rape Crisis Funding to Strip Clubs

Sheila Simon | Posted 05.26.2012 | Chicago
Sheila Simon

Twenty-four hours a day, 365 days a year. Those are the hours that rape crisis centers work the phones and respond to victims of rape and sexual assault across Illinois. We do not want to see a day when those phone calls go unanswered.

Joy Resmovits

How A Model University Deals With Rape | Joy Resmovits | Posted 06.21.2011 | College

When Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan wanted to kick off a nationwide campaign on sexual assault awareness, they chose ...