Partnering with Communal Knowledge to a Create Safe Space
To see the positive outcomes of diversity and adapt to an increasingly-globalized society, Roanoke-based Local Colors works with local police and cultural groups to create a safe space and welcoming environment for all.
A Niche and a Need: Where Only You Can Affect Change
The key to ensuring the longevity of a group like Accountability Counsel is making sure you have the expertise required to meet the unique need you serve. An organization can't be distracted by the numerous demands people want them to address. The key is to find your focus, learn it through and through, and commit to change in that specific area.
Reshaping the Dominant Narrative of Masculinity
Men Can Stop Rape aims to shift the culture of sexual assault from risk reduction to prevention by changing how men see themselves within the dialogue of sexual violence. When men can see the role that they can play in reducing violence, preventing sexual assault, and reshaping gender norms, they can empower themselves and others.
Listening to the Voiceless
By uniting the work of child protective services, law enforcement, prosecutors, mental health clinician and medical professionals, Safe Shores is able to offer compassionate, comprehensive services to children and their families by focusing on lessening the anxiety and stress and the loss of control.