Time needed: 10 minutes
What it's about: The article looks at the history of the movement to end sexual violence, from the civil rights movement to the founding of the first rape crisis centers to national legislation and beyond.
- How much did you know about SAAM and the NSVRC before reading the article? What was new information for you? Did you learn anything?
- The goal of SAAM is to find ways to advocate for awareness and protection. What do you think is lacking in our society today from this lens? What do we need to work on? What steps do you believe you, as an individual, can take?
- In recent years, the NSVRC has focused on expanding awareness to those who have a hand in preventing sexual assault. Who are those people in your life? Have you had a conversation about sexual assault prevention with them? Why or why not?