Our Impact

FOUNDED IN 2018, WE’VE CREATED A NATIONAL MOVEMENT TO KEEP CHILD ATHLETES SAFE.

Advocacy

  • Helped to pass SB 2330 Empowering Olympic, Paralympic, and Amateur Athletes Act of 2020
  • Helped to pass Michigan Public Acts 180 and 181
  • Addressed world leaders at the United Nations’ first survivor summit in New York in 2019 at the invitation of Rise Justice Labs about the need for a global bill of rights for survivors
  • Submitted letter to the U.S. Department of Justice regarding the FBI’s handling of the Larry Nassar investigation
  • Advocated against Title IX changes made by Trump Administration by submitting multiple public comments

Education

  • Created Child Athlete Bill of Rights
  • Certified two dozen community members in Mental Health First Aid
  • Serving on the International Olympic Committee Advisory Board for their Athlete Welfare Officer professional development program
  • Partnered with the Michigan State University Museum to co-curate a well-attended exhibit, “Finding Our Voice: Sister Survivors Speak,” with Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer as an opening speaker;
  • Co-hosted and participated in five public panels in East Lansing that reached hundreds of attendees on topics related to sexual abuse and assault;

Resources

  • Distributed printed and digital resources to nearly 3,000 survivors and allies.
  • Hosted multiple Survivor Speak Outs with almost 100 participants
  • Created amazing online resources (check them out above under “Resources” and “Support”)
  • Sent hundreds of Survivor Care Cards with notes of support and QR codes to online resources and hotlines

Reports