All across the country, people are taking a stand and promoting the prevention of sexual violence. This April, join us in acknowledging and promoting Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
Here at The Hotline, much of the work we do is made possible by the dedication and effort of our volunteers. We met up with Hotline volunteer Amalie to talk with her about her experience working here.
Take a look back on the history of The Hotline, which was able to take its first call because of the VAWA legislation. Here are some of our most important dates throughout the past 20 years.
While every call is specific to the individual, here are some phrases and questions that advocates consistently communicate to best help each caller.
The Hotline offers help to callers at any stage. Whether you’ve called before or maybe feel nervous about reaching out, it’s helpful to know what we can speak with you about and how we can assist you.
Wednesday March 13th marked the first ever “NO MORE Day” and the launch of the first universal symbol to end domestic violence and sexual assault. At 3PM EST, The Hotline joined a Twitter Chat hosted by NO MORE.
Today, in communities all over the country, advocates and supporters will unite in launching the first universal symbol to end domestic violence and sexual assault.
Ever wondered who is on the other end of calls to The Hotline? Meet Devynn, an advocate who has been with The Hotline since 2003.
“Her phone rang and she was pulled back into reality. She took a deep breath. She answered.” Read about a day in the life of one of our advocates.
Today President Obama signed the re-authorization of the Violence Against Women Act, the very piece of legislation that allowed us to take our very first call.