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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, and will be reviewed starting September 6, 2018.  

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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Save The Date for our Fall Fundraiser!

The Sexual Violence Center Annual Fundraiser
Join us for a dialogue on: 
“Sexual Violence in the Workplace Against Undocumented Workers” 
Thursday, October 11, 2018 5:30pm-7:30pm
FIVE Event Center, 2917 Bryant Avenue South Minneapolis, MN 55408 
VISIT WWW.SEXUALVIOLENCECENTER.ORG ON SEPTEMBER 1ST FOR TICKETS! 

Please join the Sexual Violence Center at FIVE Event Center for our biggest fundraising event of the year! 

The wonderful Jana Shortal, KARE 11 news anchor, will moderate a lively discussion with our panel of experts, and emcee a Q&A session and an action plan for folks who are ready to make a difference. 

Spoken-word artist, Kyle “Guante” Trans Myhre, will fire up the audience about taking action and shifting the culture around sexual violence. 

Check out our silent auction, enjoy our survivor art, and meet others who are working to reduce/eradicate sexual violence.