Last updated on: 6/20/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) Biography

Position:
None Found to the question "Is the ACLU Good for America?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Sep. 2005

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Description:

“The NSVRC staff collects and disseminates a wide range of resources on sexual violence including statistics, research, position statements, statutes, training curricula, prevention initiatives and program information. With these resources, the NSVRC assists coalitions, advocates and others interested in understanding and eliminating sexual violence…

In addition to tracking resources developed throughout the country, the NSVRC publishes a semi-annual newsletter, The Resource, issues press releases and talking points on current events and coordinates an annual national sexual assault awareness month (SAAM) campaign in April.”

“About Us,” NSVRC website (accessed Oct. 18, 2007)

Mission:

“The National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) opened in July 2000 as a national information and resource hub relating to all aspects of sexual violence. A project of the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape, the oldest and one of the largest state sexual assault coalitions, the NSVRC is funded through a grant from the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention’s Division of Violence Prevention.”

“About Us,” NSVRC website (accessed Oct. 18, 2007)

Other:
Nonprofit
Quoted in:
  1. Is the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) a Good Law?