Rights4Girls co-leads the DC Girls' Coalition alongside our partner, Black Swan Academy. DC Girls' Coalition (DCGC) will work 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).
The Governor’s Trauma-Informed Care Working Group (TIC working group) is tasked with fulfilling directives in the 2018 Appropriations Act and Executive Order 11 to create 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.
The Young Women’s Initiative (YWI) of the Washington Area Women’s Foundation is a city-wide effort to improve life outcomes and increase opportunities for young women, girls, transgender women, and gender non-conforming youth of color between the ages of 12-24. Rights4Girls is proud to serve on the YWI Advisory Board for Washington, DC.
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).
The Girls at the Margin National Alliance is a coalition of over 200 national, state, and local organizations working across systems and disciplines to address the specific needs of marginalized young women and girls. G@TM was founded by Rights4Girls and the National Crittenton Foundation in 2011 as a way to center the voices and experiences of young women and girls in the policy conversations that shape their lives.
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 was a founding co-chair of World Without Exploitation (WorldWE). WorldWE is a community of organizations and individuals who share a vision and seek to leverage our unique skills and different backgrounds in the fight to end human trafficking and sexual exploitation.