2018 National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW) Resource Guide

Sexual Assault Advocate/Counselor Training

“Teachable Moments”

  1. What’s the difference between sexual abuse, sexual assault, sexual harassment and rape?
  2. Is there a smarter way to think about Sexual Assault on college campus?
  3. I’m a sexual consent educator. Here’s what’s missing in the Aziz Ansari conversation
  4. I thought I was one of the good guys. Then I read the Aziz Ansari story
  5. The Aziz Ansari story is ordinary. That’s why we have to talk about it
  6. Aziz, We Tried to Warn You
  7. Actress Jameela Jamil Gives Men A Lesson In How Not To Be Like Aziz Ansari
  8. The Fine Line Between A Bad Date And Sexual Assault: 2 Views On Aziz Ansari
  9. Aziz Ansari, Consent And The Difference Between “Okay, Fine” And Yes
  10. The poorly reported Aziz Ansari exposé was a missed opportunity


  1. How NYT editor Bari Weiss found herself at the center of the #MeToo debate
  2. Women aren’t nags, we’re just fed up
  3. The female price of male pleasure
  4. Let’s talk about Race
  5. This Is Not a Sex Panic
  6. Local non-profit takes action to help sexual assault survivors

Websites and hotlines

National Sexual Violence Resource Center

  1. Pittsburgh Action Against Rape
    24-hour hotline1-866-END-RAPE
  2. Women’s Center and Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh 
    24-hour hotline412-687-8005, EXT 1 
    Legal advocacy412-355-7400,
    Medical advocacy412-232-7479
  3. Center for Victims  
    24-hour hotline: 866-644-2882
  4. RAINN
  5. Southwest PA Says: NO MORE 
  6. Alle-Kiski Area Hope Center
    24-hour hotline: 888-299-4673
  7. Crisis Center North 
  8. 24-hour hotline866-782-0911
  9. Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape 
  10. Blackburn Center
    24-hour hotline: 724-836-1122

Legal Services

  1. Times Up NOW
  2. National Women’s Law Center

Additional organizations to contact and collaborate with:

  1. 1 Hood
  2. ACLU
  3. BOOM Concepts
  4. Consent 101
  5. End Rape on Campus
  6. It’s On US
  7. Know your IX
  8. Serve Justice
  9. Testimony Project
  10. Time’s Up
  11. Women’s Law Project

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