Office of Gender Equity: National Resources


Information for students, schools, and anyone interested in finding resources on how to respond to and prevent sexual assault on college and university campuses and in our schools. Click below to find a crisis service, learn more about your rights and how to file a complaint, and view a map of resolved school-level enforcement activities.

National Organizations

  • Know Your IX
    Know Your IX is a campaign, built by a large collective of survivor-activists and allies, that aims to educate all college students in the U.S. about their rights under Title IX.

    SAFER believes all students have the right to a safe campus, free of sexual violence. SAFER empowers students to be involved in ensuring their campus has strong campus sexual assault policies and programming.

  • RAINN (Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network)
    RAINN is the nation's largest anti–sexual violence organization. RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline (800-656-HOPE) in partnership with more than 1,100 local rape crisis centers across the country. RAINN also carries out programs to prevent sexual violence, help victims, and ensure that rapists are brought to justice.

  • SAVI (Sexual Assault and Violence Intervention)
    The Sexual Assault and Violence Intervention Program provides free and confidential counseling, advocacy, support, and referral services to past and present survivors of rape, sexual assault, incest, and domestic violence, and to their families and friends.

  • Jane Doe No More
    Jane Doe No More is an organization focused on improving the way society responds to survivors of sexual assault through education, awareness, advocacy, and support.

  • It Happened to Alexa
    It happened to Alexa encourages and supports survivors of sexual assault and their families to report sex crimes to law enforcement agencies and promotes effective prosecution procedures by assisting with travel expenses during the litigation process.

  • After Silence
    After Silence is designed to help victims become survivors, and communicate in the recovery of sexual violence. Their mission is to support, empower, validate, and educate survivors, as well as their families and supporters. The core of our organization is a support group, message board, and chat room where victims and survivors come together online in a mutually supportive and safe environment.

    AWARE strives to eliminate domestic and sexual violence while promoting social change and empowering survivors. Website offers great links to additional resources, educational and statistical information.

  • Joyful Heart Foundation
    The Joyful Heart Foundation works to foster a community that turns toward the issues of sexual assault, domestic violence, and child abuse. Such a community, empowered with knowledge, courage, and compassion, can support survivors of this violence and engage in an open dialogue about how to collaboratively end the cycle of violence and abuse.

  • The One Love Foundation
    The One Love Foundation, established in 2010 by Sharon and Lexie Love, as well as additional family and friends to honor the memory of Yeardley Reynolds Love with a mission to end Relationship Violence through education and technology.

  • Feminist Majority Foundation
    The Feminist Majority Foundation (FMF), is a cutting-edge organization dedicated to women's equality, reproductive health, and nonviolence. FMF utilizes research and action to empower women economically, socially, and politically. Our organization believes that feminists—both women and men, girls and boys—are the majority, but this majority must be empowered.

  • The National Sexual Violence Resource Center
    The National Sexual Violence Resource Center is a comprehensive collection and distribution center for information, research, and emerging policy on sexual violence intervention and prevention.

  • Men Can Stop Rape
    Men Can Stop Rape leads the call to redefine masculinity and male strength as part of preventing men’s violence against women.

  • My Strength
    The campaign centers on the theme of “My Strength Is Not for Hurting,” and is designed to raise awareness of sexual violence among youth and highlight the vital role that young men can play in fostering healthy, safe relationships.

  • Male Survivor
    Male survivor is committed to preventing, healing, and eliminating all forms of sexual victimization of men through support, treatment, research, advocacy, and activism.

  • NYC Anti-Violence Project
    The New York City Anti-Violence Project (AVP) empowers lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and HIV-affected communities and allies to end all forms of violence through organizing and education, and supports survivors through counseling and advocacy.

  • National Coalition Against Domestic Violence
    The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence is an organization working toward the major societal changes necessary to eliminate both personal and societal violence against all women and children.