PBS NOW-Schuster Institute
broadcast investigation of
"Teen Sexual Harassment
"Summer Jobs Often Lead to Harassment," ABC's WCVB-TV Channel 5 Boston's televised broadcast with E.J. Graff, Associate Director, Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism
"Is Your Daughter Safe at Work?" Good Housekeeping, June 2007
"Are Your Students Safe at Work?" Teachers College Record, July 21, 2009
What if I’m being harassed?<
What if I'm being harassed?
Below is a list of resources for victims
of sexual harassment and sexual assault.
RAINN is the nation's largest anti-sexual assault organization. RAINN operates the free, confidential National Sexual Assault Hotline at 1.800.656.HOPE and the National Sexual Assault Online Hotline, and educates the public about sexual assault. RAINN is a leader in national efforts to prevent sexual assault, improve services to victims and ensure that rapists are brought to justice.
24hr. PHONE HOTLINE: 1(800) 656-HOPE(4673)
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
The EEOC is the federal agency charged with ending employment discrimination. The EEOC investigates discrimination complaints based on an individual's race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability and retaliation for reporting and/or opposing a discriminatory practice. The Commission is also tasked with filing suits on behalf of alleged victims of discrimination against employers and as an adjudicatory for claims of discrimination brought against federal agencies.
Contact the EEOC:
1 (800) 669-4000
Check out our page on the EEOC’s resource specifically for teens: Youth At Work. The EEOC website is designed to teach teens about some of their rights and responsibilities as employees.
The MSPB's mission is to work to guard the federal merit system principals and the rights of federal employees.
The National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA) advances employee rights and serves lawyers who advocate for equality and justice in the American workplace.
The mission of the Office on Violence Against Women is to provide federal leadership to reduce violence against women, and to administer justice for and strengthen services to all victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking. This is accomplished by developing and supporting the capacity of state, local, tribal, and non-profit entities involved in responding to violence against women.
NOVA’s mission is to promote rights and services for victims of crime and crisis everywhere. Its experience is described in the following review of its guiding purposes.
1 (800) 879-6682
1 (703) 535-NOVA (6682)
NSVRC serves as the nation’s principle information and resource center regarding all aspects of sexual violence. It provides national leadership, consultation and technical assistance by generating and facilitating the development and flow of information on sexual violence intervention and prevention strategies. The NSVRC works to address the causes and impact of sexual violence through collaboration, prevention efforts and the distribution of resources.
1 (717) 909-0710
Alabama Coalition Against Rape
Alaska Network on Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault (ANDVSA)
Arizona Sexual Assault Network (AzSAN)
Arkansas Coalition Against Sexual Assault
CALCASA Rape Prevention Resource Center
Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault
Connecticut Sexual Assault Crisis Services (CONNSACS)
East Hartford, CT
DC Rape Crisis Center
Florida Council Against Sexual Violence
Georgia Network to End Sexual Assault (GNESA)
Guam Healing Arts Crisis Center
Hawaii State Coalition for the Prevention of Sexual Assault
Idaho Coalition Against Sexual & Domestic Violence (ICASDV)
Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault (ICASA)
Indiana Coalition Against Sexual Assault
Iowa Coalition Against Sexual Assault (ICASA)
Des Moines, IA
Jane Doe Inc. / MCASADV
Kansas Coalition Against Sexual & Domestic Violence
Kentucky Association of Sexual Assault Programs
Louisiana Foundation Against Sexual Assault (LAFASA)
Maine Coalition Against Sexual Assault
Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault
Here is a guide to the MCAD complaint process
Men Can Stop Rape
Michigan Coalition Against Domestic & Sexual Violence
Minnesota Coalition Against Sexual Assault
St. Paul, MN
Mississippi Coalition Against Sexual Assault
Missouri Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence
Jefferson City, MO
Montana Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault
Nebraska Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Coalition
Nevada Coalition Against Sexual Violence
Las Vegas, NV
New Hampshire Coalition Against Domestic & Sexual Violence
New Jersey Coalition Against Sexual Assault
New Mexico Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs
New York State Coalition Against Sexual Assault
New York City Alliance Against Sexual Assault
New York, NY
North Carolina Coalition Against Sexual Assault
North Dakota Council on Abused Women's Services/CASAND
Oklahoma Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault
Oklahoma City, OK
Oregon Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence
Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (PCAR)
South Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault
South Dakota Coalition Against Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault
Tennessee Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence
Texas Association Against Sexual Assault
Utah Coalition Against Sexual Assault
Salt Lake City, UT
Vermont Network Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault
Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance
Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs
West Virginia Foundation for Rape Information and Services
Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault
Wyoming Coalition Against Violence & Sexual Assault
Source: RAINN State Resources
EEOC District Offices
EEOC Field Offices
EEOC Area Offices
EEOC Local Offices
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