Looking to join the movement to end power-based-personal violence? Follow these inspiring organizations who are breaking the silence and supporting victims.
NO MORE is a unifying symbol and campaign to raise public awareness and engage bystanders around ending domestic violence and sexual assault. Launched in March 2013 by a coalition of leading advocacy groups, service providers, the U.S. Department of Justice, and major corporations, NO MORE is supported by hundreds of national and local groups and by thousands of individuals, organizations, universities, and communities who are using its signature blue symbol to increase visibility for domestic violence and sexual assault.
Live The Green Dot
Green Dot, etc. is an organization built on the premise that we can measurably and systematically reduce violence within any given community. Though the primary mission of Green Dot, etc. is the reduction of power-based personal violence, they also recognize the inextricable link between effective prevention and effective intervention. Providing trainings throughout the country, Green Dot provides tools to become an effective bystander.
It's On Us
It's On Us is a rallying cry inviting everyone to step up and realize that the solution begins with us. It’s a declaration that sexual assault is not only a crime committed by a perpetrator against a victim, but a societal problem in which all of us have a role to play. It's On Us reframes sexual assault in a way that inspires everyone to see it as their responsibility to do something, big or small, to prevent it. Raising awareness. Holding ourselves and each other accountable. Looking out for someone who cannot consent.
PAVE is a national nonprofit organization that shatters the silence of sexual violence through the arts, advocacy, prevention education, and legislative action. PAVE empowers students, parents, and civic leaders to end sexual violence with prevention education promoting respect of oneself and each other. Additionally, PAVE creates a safe space for survivors to thrive after trauma. PAVE envisions a world free of sexual violence where all survivors are healed from trauma.
Break The Cycle
1 in 3 young people experience dating violence. Break The Cycle is a national non-profit organization inspiring and supporting young people to build a culture of healthy relationships. Through Youth Leadership and Education, Training and Capacity Building, Legal Services, Policy and Advocacy, and Public Awareness, Break The Cycle is empowering the country to end teen dating violence.
Take Back The Night Foundation
The Take Back The Night Foundation is an international organization with roots stretching back to the 1970’s in their cause to create safe communities and respectful relationships through awareness events and initiatives. Take Back The Night marches, rallies, education programs, vigils, concerts, imagery, and events unite those around the globe who seek to end sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, sexual abuse and all other forms of sexual violence. TBTN empowers survivors in the healing process and inspires responsibility in all.