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"Perhaps most important, we need to keep saying to anyone out there who has ever been assaulted: you are not alone.
We have your back. I’ve got your back."President Barack Obama, January 22, 2014 includes information for students, schools, and anyone interested in finding resources on how to respond to and prevent sexual assault.

Click below to find a crisis service, learn more about students’ rights, identify schools’ obligations to protect students from sexual assault, understand how to file a complaint with the federal government, and view a map of resolved school-level enforcement activities.

Throughout this website the term, “school” refers to all public educational institutions and all schools that receive federal funds, including elementary and secondary schools (both traditional and charter), school districts, colleges, and universities. Sections of the website that are only applicable at the postsecondary or elementary and secondary school level add clarifying information.

NotAlone was launched in connection with the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault. The Task Force was established on January 22, 2014 – and since then, thousands of people have shared their stories and ideas about how best to eliminate sexual assault in schools. On April 29, 2014, we released our first report, which can be viewed here.

On September 17, 2015, we released a Resource Guide to support the efforts of students, faculty, administrators, and communities around the country to prevent and improve the response to sexual violence at colleges and universities. This guide includes links to documents, guidance, and tools from the task force and other advocacy groups.

Valerie Jarrett wrote a blog for Yahoo! Parenting on October 9, 2015 to help prospective students and parents, as they visit colleges, to navigate the sexual assault policies, procedures, and resources available on campus. Read the blog post, “Four Critical Questions for the College Search.”


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