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

Register for NALC’s Monthly CEU Webinar!

Igniting Change: Middle and High School Students Shattering the Silence of Sexual Assault Thursday, December 14, 2017 11:00am – 12:30pm EST AND 7:00pm – 8:30pm EST Sexual violence affects students. 1 in 6 boys and 1 in 4 girls are sexually assaulted before the age of 18 (The Centers for Disease Control, 2014). Learn about PAVE’s


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:

Krullapalooza V

Join us for Krullapalooza V, a night of comedy featuring some of the best comics hosted by the amazing Tig Notaro as a benefit for PAVE. What’s the line-up, you ask? We don’t know yet… But past shows have featured Maria Bamford, Margaret Cho, Larry David,Zach Gallifianakis, Garfunkel & Oates, Ian Harvie, Al Madrigal, John Mulaney, Kumail Nanjiani, Patton Oswalt, Sarah Silverman, Reggie Watts, Speed Painter

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

Bipartisan Taskforce to End Sexual Violence

Rep. Annie Kuster is hoping a new bipartisan task force will help bring an end to sexual violence – and she’s working on it with the teenager at the center of the St. Paul’s School sexual-assault case PAVE Ambassador Chessy Prout. Mariska Hargitay of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit discusses the law enforcement backlog

PAVE Stands with Cinefamily Survivors

PAVE stands with the survivors of Cinefamily and anyone who has been impacted by sexual harassment or assault. PAVE member Yasmine Kittles of the Los Angeles electronic band Tearist is issuing a statement on this and encouraging anyone impacted by sexual harassment, abuse or assault to shatter the silence of sexual violence. If you or someone you