PAVE Founder Angela Rose talks about healing from sexual assault, abuse and rape.

PAVE’s National Campus Sexual Assault Summit: Prevention, Empowerment, and Policy
Featuring Sarah Rice from MTV’s The Real World

WHAT: National nonprofit PAVE (Promoting Awareness, Victim Empowerment) present the National Campus Sexual Assault Summit: Prevention, Empowerment, and Policy, webcast live to 300 colleges nationwide from Georgetown University Law Center, with MTV’s Sarah Rice, among other guests.

WHEN: Friday, September 27, 2013

WHERE: Georgetown University Law Center
Room 207, McDonough Hall
600 New Jersey Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C. 20001

12:40 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Welcome and Introduction
Angela Rose, Survivor and Activist, and Founder of PAVE

1:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. – Surprise guest

1:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Panel 1- The Survivor’s Voice & Organizing on Campus
Laura Dunn, Survivor & Activist, Founder of SurvJustice, PAVE Ambassador, Media Commentator

Wendy Wyler, Survivor and Activist

1:45 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.
Panel 2 – Policy, Title IX, and the Justice System
Nancy Chi Cantalupo, Research Fellow at Victim Rights Law Center and Adjunct Professor of Law, Georgetown Law
Jen Luettel Schweer, Sexual Assault and Relationship Violence Services Coordinator, Georgetown University

2:15 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
Panel 3 – Serving Underrepresented Survivor Populations
Chris Anderson, Executive Director, MaleSurvivor
Anya Lakner, National Training and Policy Attorney, American Bar Association’s Commission on Domestic & Sexual Violence

3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Panel 4 – Engaging Men in the Movement: Prevention and Bystander Intervention
Rhett Walker, Sexual Assault Prevention Specialist and Former Campus Training Coordinator, Men Can Stop Rape
Tim Stephens, Alumnus and Former Inter-Fraternity Council Vice President for Judicial Affairs, Delta Tau Delta and George Washington University

3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Panel 5 – Galvanizing the National Movement: Prevention and Empowerment
Sarah Rice, Survivor and Activist, MTV Reality Star
Angela Rose, Survivor and Activist, and Founder of PAVE

4:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.
Q&A and Town Hall Discussion

PAVE Founder Angela Rose talks about military sexual assault, their mobile phone app, and Safe Campus, Strong Voices campaign.

Angela Rose, Founder of PAVE: Promoting Awareness, Victim Empowerment, in her weekly video blog post. Rose was in Nebraska speaking at University of NE – Kearney & then for a book signing in Omaha. – Tweet Angela – @AngelaRosePave

PAVE Founder Angela Rose in her weekly video blog. ACTION ALERT – send the Steubenville, OH rape survivor a card or note of support! Send to: PAVE, Attn: Steubenville Survivor, PO Box 26354, Alexandria, VA 22313

PAVE Founder Angela Rose in her weekly video blog post including the rape trial in Steubenville, sexual assault in the military and the No More campaign. Visit:

PAVE Founder, Angela Rose, provides her weekly video blog update including updates on PAVE Ambassadors Erin Merryn, Johnna Janis, Kim Goldman, and Merri Dee. Also discussed are updates on capacity building and PAVE’s Rally Against Rape.

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Founder of PAVE: Promoting Awareness, Victim Empowerment, Angela Rose, gives her weekly video blog post including the launch of the national Rally Against Rape, Erin’s Law, and partnering with the HHS Office of Adolescent Health for Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month in February.

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New PSA from PAVE: Promoting Awareness, Victim Empowerment:

BREAKING NEWS: Action Kit available for nationwide rallies on Oct 10 – email Let your voice be heard! We must be the voice for everyone who has been silenced by sexual violence! Visit

In an excerpt from the NY Times:

In March 1977, Mr. Polanski, 43 at the time, invited a 13-year-old to pose for pictures in a magazine he was guest-editing. He took her to Jack Nicholson’s house on Mulholland Drive and gave her Champagne and a Quaalude. He knew she was 13; he called her mother to tell her they were running late. Then he had oral and vaginal sex with the girl. After learning that she was not on the pill, he penetrated her anally.  In grand jury testimony, the girl said that she told him no, repeatedly, but they were alone in the house — Mr. Nicholson was away — and she was afraid.

But Whoopi says – it’s not “Rape-Rape”. Watch the video and join PAVE for a global campaign Rape IS Rape: Join Team Ten on Oct 10 (see press release below)

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Moviegoers Encouraged to Boycott Films by Hollywood Supporters

CHICAGO, October 2, 2009 — On October 10, rallies will be held in front of movie theatres across the country and abroad in response to the startling media and Hollywood support of Roman Polanski, the film director convicted of sexual assault and fleeing the country. These powerful demonstrations happening on October 10 are part of a global campaign, Rape IS Rape: Join Team Ten. This effort is being orchestrated by the nonprofit PAVE: Promoting Awareness, Victim Empowerment, who was responsible for the 2007 nationwide “Call it RAPE Protest” that was held in over 40 cities and covered on CNN, TIME, and NBC’s Today Show.

PAVE Founder and Executive Director Angela Rose was kidnapped from a shopping mall when she was 17 years old, “As an outspoken survivor of sexual violence, I am horrified at the media and Hollywood’s support for a man who fled the country after pleading guilty to a sex crime against a child. The outcry of support for a sexual assault perpetrator is a strong message we are sending out to victims across the country that they will be forever silenced and blamed for these atrocious acts.”

According to the US Department of Justice, every two minutes someone in the U.S. is sexually assaulted. Sexual assault is one of the most under reported crimes, with 60% still being left unreported.

Rose said, “Ask any sexual assault survivor and they will tell you that the scars left from the abuse can last a lifetime, especially when the sexual violence is followed by silence, shame and lack of support. The fact that there are several celebrities standing behind Polanski is nothing short of appalling.”

PAVE is seeking support from all moviegoers to join in helping shatter the silence of sexual violence. On October 10th, people in cities across North America will gather signatures at movie theatres for a petition that supports survivors of sexual violence. The awareness campaign calls for a boycott of movies by Polanski’s supporters.

“This situation saddens me greatly because it sets us back so many years. In supporting Polanski, Hollywood directors, actors and producers are contributing to the ongoing silence surrounding sexual assault,” noted Rose.  “Our public figures need to support the voices of our vulnerable youth – not those who prey on them.”

PAVE: Promoting Awareness, Victim Empowerment is a national, grassroots nonprofit. PAVE uses education and action to shatter the silence of sexual violence with targeted social, educational and legislative tactics. PAVE initiatives have been implemented in over 55 cities and in 3 countries.