SVC is Hiring!
The Sexual Violence Center is accepting applications for the position of Executive Director to lead our agency to new heights going forward. Applications will be accepted until this position is filled.
Stand Up Against Rape Culture
The Sexual Violence Center recognizes the insidious and harmful effects of rape culture upon our communities. Like any culture, we all play some role in perpetuating it. And we can all play a role in changing it.
Become an Advocate
Do you want an experience that will change your life? Become a part of our social change vision and help eradicate Sexual Violence! We are always in need of passionate volunteers to provide direct services, answer the crisis line and respond to medical advocacies. We provide over 40 hours of advocacy training in line with state guidelines that will prepare you to join us to stand up against sexual violence. SVC offers this training three times (beginning January, May and September) every year.
Join the Board of Directors
We currently have openings on our Board of Directors and are seeking a diverse, enthusiastic group of candidates. We are particularly interested in new members with marketing, finance, technology, non-profit management, or fundraising experience, as well as experience with social justice issues and sexual violence.
Participate in Special Initiatives and Events
Backpack and Underwear Drive
(Even though the initial drive has finished - we are still collecting underwear at SVC indefinitely!) — Often, when a person receives an evidentiary exam after a sexual assault, their underwear is kept for evidence. SVC is partnering with Sexual Assault Resource Service to collect new underwear for patients of all genders so they may have a pair to wear home that feels right for them.
SVC'S Annual Fall Fundraiser
Please join the Sexual Violence Center at FIVE Event Center for our biggest fundraising event of the year!
Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm
FIVE Event Center - 2917 Bryant Ave S, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55408
Karla Hult, Kare 11 veteran news reporter, will moderate a discussion, Q&A, and action plan with our panel of experts:
Jason Sole - CommunityFirst Public Safety Initiatives Director for the City of Saint Paul & Adjunct Professor at Hamline University
Kristen Houlton Shaw - Executive Director of the Sexual Violence Center
Sia Her - Executive Director of the Council on Asian Pacific Minnesotans
Amy Palmer Lauricella, Esq. - Staff Attorney at Standpoint
Cira Sanchez - Director of Family Enrichment Services at CLUES - Comunidades Latinas Unidas En Servicio
Spoken-word artist Guante will fire up the audience to take action and shift the culture around sexual violence.
Check out our silent auction and meet others who are working to reduce/eradicate sexual violence.
Buy advance tickets or $20/students and $30/general admission at the door.
Be ready to take action! #svceffect