Save the Date!10th Anniversary of Start by Believing
We can hardly believe it has been nearly ten years since we launched the first Start by Believing campaign at our 2011 International Conference in Chicago, Illinois! In ten years, Start by Believing has made a profound difference in survivors’ lives, by:· Creating positive change in our communities· Improving responses to disclosures of sexual violence· Fostering a safe and supportive environment for survivors to discloseSince its inception, 573 communities across the United States and around the world have participated in Start by Believing campaigns. Eight states have proclaimed their dedication to Start by Believing, and thousands of people have taken the Start by Believing pledge.
Let’s keep the momentum going! Join us for the annual Start by Believing Day event on April 7th, 2021. We have several exciting things in the works for our 10th anniversary – here is a sneak peek of what you can look forward to: · Pledge Challenge – who will win?!?· 10th Anniversary Social media toolkit – find all the graphics you need! · Display Materials – Fact sheets for you to take to in-person events· Small group trainings and meetings to stay connected· A brand new Start by Believing video! More information and details will follow – so stay tuned!