While Rights4Girls co-founded the DC Girls' Coalition together with Black Swan Academy, today the DC Girls' Coalition (DCGC) is a standalone entity that works to elevate and amplify the voices of young women, girls, femmes, non-conforming and young women/girls of color of trans experience in the District of Columbia. DCGC, comprised of youth-serving and advocacy organizations, will adopt and implement policy recommendations that centers their leadership and addresses their needs.
The DC Coalition to End Sexual Violence is the District's premier sexual assault alliance for direct service providers, prevention programs, and stakeholders in the city. it is co-convened by DC Rape Crisis Center (DCRCC) and Men Can Stop Rape (MCSR).
Virginia Children’s Cabinet, Trauma-Informed Care Working Group
The Governor’s Trauma-Informed Care Working Group (TIC working group) is tasked with creating a system of trauma-informed care in Virginia. Trauma-informed care is a framework of care and service delivery developed in response to decades of research showing severe stressors and trauma, often referred to as adverse childhood events (ACEs), cause toxic biological responses in the developing brain, often with long-term consequences for health.
ACT4JJ is a campaign of the National Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Coalition composed of juvenile justice, child welfare, and youth development organizations exploring opportunities related to the reauthorization of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (JJDPA).
Rights4Girls is a founder of the the Girls at the Margin National Alliance, a coalition of over 200 national, state, local organizations and individuals working across systems and disciplines to address the specific needs of marginalized young women and girls.
A national coalition focused on building greater communication and collaboration amongst organizations invested in furthering federal policy that assists homeless youth and those who support them every day.
The National Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Coalition (NJJDPC) is a collaborative array of youth- and family- serving, social justice, law enforcement, corrections, and faith-based organizations, working to ensure healthy families, build strong communities and improve public safety by promoting fair and effective policies, practices and programs for youth involved or at risk of becoming involved in the juvenile and criminal justice systems. Rights4Girls is proud to serve on the NJJDPC Steering Committee.
Rights4Girls is a founding co-chair of World Without Exploitation (WorldWE). WorldWE is the nation's largest anti-trafficking coalition, with more than 220 organizations working collectively to end human trafficking and sexual exploitation.
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