What they do: Work to improve fire safety at schools and in communities.
What to look for: A monthly electronic newsletter on campus fire safety and other fire safety resources.
What they do: Engage, educate, and empower young people to prevent and end abusive relationships.
What to look for: Downloadable materials like palm cards, bookmarks, posters, and handouts addressing healthy relationships and the warning signs of abuse.
Black Women’s Blueprint
What they do: Work to end rape/sexual assault in Black communities and on Historically Black College and University (HBCU) campuses.
What to look for: Initiatives/campaigns to join and human rights reports, testimonials and videos to download and share or use to inform prevention and response efforts.
Casa de Esperanza
What they do: As a National Culturally Specific Special Issue Resource Center whose focus is working with Latin@ communities, Casa de Esperanza supports prevention and intervention efforts across the country to end domestic and dating violence.
What to look for: Information on trainings, resource library and toolkits for engaging men, language access and evaluation can be found at www.nationallatinonetwork.org, a project of Casa de Esperanza.
What they do: Provides bystander intervention train the trainer programs to institutions to implement their practices on their own campus.
What to look for: Information on bringing the training to your campus.
What they do: A national transgender anti violence organization providing direct services to transgender and gender non-binary survivors of sexual assault.
What to look for: Information on in person and online trainings and webinars and downloadable resources and publications.
Changing Our Campus Culture
What they do: Changing Our Campus Culture is a resource through the Department of Justice’s Office On Violence Against Women Campus Grant Program, which builds systems, programs, and policies for effective prevention and intervention strategies to address violence against women.
What to look for: A comprehensive online clearinghouse on sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking on campus.
National Sexual Violence Resource Center
What they do: Provide leadership in preventing and responding to sexual violence through collaboration, sharing and creating resources, and promoting research.
What to look for: A variety of information about the impact of sexual assault, how to respond to survivors, and prevention of sexual violence, including a list of bystander intervention resources and examples.
Men Can Stop Rape
What they do: Mobilize men to use their strength for creating cultures free from violence, especially men’s violence against women.
What to look for: Free handouts on topics such as rape as a men’s issue, defining the rules between sex and rape, and athletes as men of strength.
The National Center for Campus Public Safety
What they do: Provide useful resources and information to support safer campus communities.
What to look for: A “living database” of resources such as white papers (including this one on the Clery Act), government funded studies, videos, webinars, & more.
What they do: Work with young people across the country to raise awareness about the warning signs of abuse and activate communities to work to change the statistics around relationship violence.
What to look for: A free, research-based film that educates the community about relationship violence, a campaign to help students identify relationship abuse, and other materials.
Stalking Resource Center
What they do: Promote awareness, action, and advocacy to enhance victim safety, hold stalking offenders accountable, and enhance the ability of professionals, organizations, and systems to effectively respond to stalking.
What to look for: Resources for National Stalking Awareness Month in January, including downloadable brochures, tips, and videos.
Promoting Awareness, Victim Empowerment
What they do: Work to prevent sexual assault and heal survivors through social advocacy, prevention education, and survivor support.
What to look for: Educational speakers and workshops and #ConsentIs kits for promoting consent.
Victim Rights Law Center
What they do: Work to ensure every sexual assault victim has an attorney and the most effective legal remedies available.
What to look for: Webinars and guides for safety planning with campus sexual assault victims and a no contact order guide.
What they do: Leading association for the advancement, health, and sustainability of the student affairs profession.
What to look for: Thought leadership, professional development, and publications for student affairs professionals.
Tyler Clementi Foundation
What they do: Bring communities together to prevent bullying.
What to look for: The #Day1 Toolkit for Colleges and Universities, which gives institutions information they need to be aware of bullying and take actions within their own lives to put an end to it.
Break the Cycle
What they do: Break the Cycle inspires and supports young people 12 – 24 to build healthy relationships and create a culture without abuse.
What to look for: Youth leadership and education, training and capacity building, legal services, policy and advocacy, and public awareness resources about dating violence. Teen Dating Violence Awareness & Prevention Month materials and resources.
National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA)
What they do: NACUA’s mission is to advance the effective practice of higher education attorneys for the benefit of the colleges and universities they serve.
What to look for: NACUA offers continued education for university counsel, produces legal resources, offers continuing legal education programming, maintains a listserv (NACUANET) and a variety of member-only web-based resources pages, and operates a clearinghouse through which attorneys on campuses are able to share resources, knowledge and work products on current legal concerns and interests.
Peace Outside Campus
What they do: Advocate for the protection of students by providing information about rental rights and working with landlords and local college communities to develop and maintain improved safety measures in off-campus apartments.
VTV Family Outreach Foundation
What they do: Develop, enact, or support programs that address issues that contribute to harm such as bullying and mental health. What to look for: Free and confidential campus safety assessment.
Michael H. Minger Foundation
What they do: Raise awareness and standards of campus fire safety for all students and address fire safety issues specific to students with disabilities.
What to look for: Resources for fire safety education on campus, including RA guides and videos.
Also check out The Alarming Truth, a free film on off-campus fire safety made in partnership with the Clery Center, Campus Firewatch, The University of Pennsylvania, Rowan University, and the Philadelphia Fire Department.
What they do: Works to end violence and abuse within the LGBT community
What to look for: Initiatives and campaigns to join as well as downloadable resources and advocacy tools.