Courtney’s House – helping boys and girls who are survivors of domestic sex trafficking by providing services and resources.
Equality NC – The latest on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender issues and state politics in North Carolina.
Equality Now – Equality Now works to end violence and discrimination against women and girls around the world through the mobilization of public pressure. Issues of concern to Equality Now include: rape, domestic violence, reproductive rights, trafficking, female genital mutilation, political participation, gender discrimination
Human Trafficking Resource Center – the National Human Trafficking Resource Center and is operated by Polaris Project. It’s a national, 24/7 hotline that can be reached by calling (888) 373-7888. The Resource Center provides callers with comprehensive services, including crisis intervention, urgent and non-urgent referrals for services, tip reporting, information on human trafficking and technical assistance for the anti-trafficking field. The Resource Center strives to connect callers with contacts, referrals and resources in their local area. To do this, the Center maintains an up-to-date national database of over 3000 referral sources and first responders.
International Association of Chiefs of Police – September 2010 released an updated Model Policy on Response to Victims of Crime. The policy incorporates recognizing and responding to the needs of crime victims, supporting and assisting victims, and acting as a liaison to appropriate victim assistance and service agencies. The IACP also released an updated Concepts and Issues Paper providing background and support on the developmental philosophy and implementation requirements of the model policy.
NDAA/APRI (National District Attorneys Association)
North Carolina Gay Advocacy Legal Alliance – A voluntary state-wide non-profit attorneys’ organization, providing visibility, support, and advocacy for LGBT communities.
North Carolina Health Info: Health & medical resources for North Carolinians
North Carolina Legislators (find out who represents you)
Youth Noise Network – Click on “YNN archives on iTunes,” then click on the “Youth Noise Network” tab, and then click on the “Teen Sexual Assault in NC” show. This show from October 2007 features interviews with Lynne Walter of NCCASA and Barbara Harviala of DCRC. “The Youth Noise Network is an after-school program of the Center for Documentary Studies. YNN participants are high school students who have completed documentary work in Youth Document Durham, a summer program at CDS. YNN students produce audio, writing, and photographs that address current issues of particular concern to young people.”