To discuss trends, changes and growth in the field of rape crisis work, it is vital to have dialogue defining the field. This document is part of the conversation about defining sexual assault services.
Rape crisis centers and state coalitions have evolved in unique circumstances, but there are... more
by Evelyn Larsen
Sexual violence (SV) is one of the most underreported crimes in our society. Victims of sexual violence are often reluctant to report resulting in imprecise statistics that camouflage the true costs of sexual violence. We know that approximately one in four girls and one in six... more
Sexual assault coalitions are hard at work trying to raise awareness about the impact of crises on rates of sexual assault while also maintaining consistent messaging about availability of services and the importance of supporting survivors. Below and attached are resources to help coalitions and... more
Sample Policy Collection
This section includes sample FFCRA, Remote Work, and Administrative Leave policies from coalitions and allies
Federal Policy Updates
Since information and guidance continues to change and evolve, RSP created this COVID-19-specific resource page to share information relevant to SASP administrators. Many State Administrating Agencies created guidance for their grantees during this ever-evolving time. The RSP has collected this... more
As coalitions and local programs make decisions about how to adjust their work to be in compliance with all local, state, territorial, and federal guidelines while also keeping services available and as accessible as possible for survivors, the following sections offer some information and... more
Since information and guidance continues to change and evolve, RSP created this COVID-19-specific resource page to share information relevant to managing coalitions, offering TA around providing sexual assault advocacy, working with funders, and getting support during this time.