Ride Hailing Safely

As the nonprofit partner with the Ride Responsibly campaign, PAVE is asking for your help in our call to action to require all ride-sharing services to adhere to minimum safety standards. Currently, not all drivers of ride-hail apps are thoroughly vetted each year with criminal background checks and mandatory fingerprinting, which all taxi and limousine

States Taking Action on Ride-Hailing Apps

States Taking Action on Ride-Hailing Apps for Increased Safety Measures In November of 2017, criminal investigators with the Colorado Public Utilities Commission issued a Civil Penalty Assessment Notice (CPAN) totaling $8.9 million for Uber “for allowing individuals with disqualifying criminal or motor vehicle offenses, or without valid licenses, to drive for the company.” The CPAN listed violations

Media articles about sexual violence committed by ride-hail app drivers

Trigger Warning: Sexual assault, rape, kidnap Here are a collection of media articles about sexual assault committed by a ride-hail app driver: Atlanta, Georgia Uber Driver Charged in Sexual Assault of 16-Year-Old Girl(12/14/17) Uber Driver Exposed Himself To Passenger In Garden City, New York, Police Say (12/12/17) Ride-Hail Driver Wanted For Washington, DC Sexual Assault (12/11/17) 77-Year-Old Fort

#IHaveTheRightTo

Join PAVE Ambassador Chessy Prout on International Human Rights Day and participate in the #IHaveTheRightTo campaign! #IHaveTheRightTo INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Take a picture and/or a short video with #IHaveTheRightTo _________ – CLICK HERE for the #IHaveTheRightTo paper 2. Post to social media with the hashtag #IHaveTheRightTo 3. Invite your friends to participate 4. Sign up for updates CLICK HERE NOTE:

PAVE Hollywood Stands Up Against Sexual Abuse in Wake of Spacey, Weinstein Allegations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NOVEMBER 8, 2017 ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** PAVE Hollywood Stands Up Against Sexual Abuse in Wake of Spacey, Weinstein Allegations “There is no shame in being a survivor.” WASHINGTON, D.C. – To date, 13 men have come forward to allege Kevin Spacey sexually harassed, assaulted or attempted to rape them. Five accusers say they

National Vigil for Survivors of Campus Sexual Assault

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OCTOBER 19, 2017 **MEDIA ADVISORY** Organizations to Hold National Vigil at US Department of Education to Support Survivors of Campus Sexual Assault    Orgs bring #MeToo to Life at US Department of Education & Around the Country to #SupportSurvivors & #StopBetsy WASHINGTON D.C. – Thousands of people tweeted and shared their stories using #MeToo this

The Department of Education, Title IX, #DearBetsy, and You

Activist organizations have relaunched their #DearBetsy campaign in an effort to get the Secretary to realize the importance of the legislation and policies and to enforce them to the fullest extent. – Julia Dixon, Survivor & PAVE Ambassador What’s going on? The Department of Education (ED) and it’s Trump-appointed and Senate-confirmed Secretary, Betsy DeVos, have said and

PAVE Speaks Out About Rob Kardashian Posting “Revenge Porn” Against Blac Chyna

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JULY 5, 2017 **MEDIA ADVISORY** Instagram Shuts Down Rob Kardashian for Posting “Revenge Porn” Against Blac Chyna PAVE: “We need to educate our teens about consent, respect and healthy relationships” WASHINGTON, D.C. – Instagram shut down Rob Kardashian’s page Wednesday afternoon for posting revenge porn against Blac Chyna. Following the IG shutdown, Kardashian tweeted, “Since

Press Conference Outside Courthouse for Cosby Trial

From opening statements to closing arguments, the defense has been using tactics of victim blaming and shaming. These are tactics that are used to intimidate survivors – but Andrea Constand will not be intimidated. -ANGELA ROSE STATEMENT FROM ANGELA ROSE, PAVE FOUNDER My name is Angela Rose and I am the Founder and Executive Director of

Karen Huger Shatters the Silence on BRAVO

Tune into the Real Housewives of Potomac on BRAVO this Sunday, May 21 when PAVE Ambassador Karen Huger bravely shatters the silence of sexual violence in her first televised interview about surviving sexual assault. Karen has been working with PAVE for several years and spoke at our event Champagne for Change alongside Don Lemon from