Brave Step Changemaker
The Changemaker program gives you the tools you need to support one another and help prevent future sexual violence.
Changemakers will access carefully-vetted and trusted resources via our web portal, participate in training sessions, and gain the education they need to take steps toward action.
Who is a Changemaker?
A Changemaker is someone who learns how to take brave steps within their life, family, community, workplace, at Brave Step and beyond as it relates to sexual violence.
Being a Brave Step Changemaker is for everyone – survivors, loved ones, policy educators, employers, and community leaders. All are impacted by sexual violence.
Be a Brave Ally
Sign the Brave Pact
Make a commitment to yourself, your loved ones, your workplace, and your community to courageously acknowledge the prevalence of sexual violence, learn about it, and take action. View the Brave Pact here.
Take the first step and sign below.
Learn at your own pace
Changemakers can access carefully-vetted and trusted resources via our web portal, participate in training sessions, and gain the education they need to take steps toward action.
To access the vital online content, please sign up below. Resources are available for survivors; parents, caregivers and allies; policy makers; and more.
Find the Best Resources for You
Resources include care options, helpful guides and useful information on one’s journey.
Resources include information for parents and caregivers, intimate partners, family and friends, and more.
Prepare yourself with articles pertaining to sexual harassment and assault, employer-empowered tools and more.
Gain insight and knowledge from experts in the field at the intersection of sexual violence and policy education.
The Community at large
For community leaders, allies and advocates, access expert content to guide you on creating a safer, healthier community.
Brave Step Resources
Stay abreast of Brave Step’s live events and workshops to better equip you as a Changemaker.
Engage with these useful resources today.
Recent Changemaker Workshops
Calm Body, Quiet Mind
Carolinas Biofeedback Clinic arms us with information on the importance of and some techniques to calm your body and quiet your mind.
Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Jennifer Dean taught us the meaning of “holding space” and how to utilize this technique to create a safe space for those you care about. Additionally, she coached us on how to manage our own judgements while being present and set the tone for a kind, vulnerable and authentic space.
The Brave Pacts Signed
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Celebrating Nine Years In nine years, Brave Step has served as a steadfast guide for more than 445 adult survivors of sexual violence and loved ones. In addition, we’ve cultivated more than 1,000 Changemakers! To celebrate nine years of strengthening...
2023 Changemaker Awards Brave Step honors Changemakers in our community who are making a difference and changing the world for good so please join us in honoring the third-annual award recipients. We are grateful for their contributions to the community. The...
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