Advocacy Efforts

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WA State Dept of Commerce: Are you a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, or other crime? Do you know someone who is a victim of a crime? The Office of Crime Victims Advocacy Resource Guide can help you to locate a non-emergency victim service provider in Washington State. Each service provider offers a variety of services including: crisis intervention, advocacy, support groups, medical and mental health care, transitional housing, and emergency shelter. Additionally, some service providers may focus on domestic violence or sexual assault. Click here for more Info on Resources and Legislation for 2021.

Stopping Serial Rape with Data: Representative Tina Orwall and Representative Gina Mosbrucker are continue to push forward to support survivors in what Mosbrucker calls the “next, most important recommendation,” House Bill 1109. Read about it here.

Leah Griffin, Washington State activist pursuing legislature around the untested rape kits, speaks to Seattle Magazine about her advocacy work. Read about Leah Griffin’s efforts here.

End the Backlog is an advocacy site that is constantly updating the backlog progress, as well as keeping us informed of the Legislative acts in motion pertaining to survivors, the funding around the rape kits per state, and general information on the Accountability project. Visit their website here.

RAINN: A national network dedicated to the survivors of sexual violence and their loved ones.

Grays Harbor Beyond Survival (web)

Background Checks with OVC and OVW Federal Funds (web)
DSHS Domestic Violence Referral (web)
StrongHearts Native Helpline (web)
National Child Traumatic Stress Network: Resources for Parents and Caregivers on Child & Youth  Trauma (web)
Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs (web)
Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence (web)
Children’s Advocacy Centers of Washington (web)
Women’s Spirit Coalition – MMIW

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