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Sexual Harassment Education: Resources & Hotlines

A comprehensive resource guide highlighting the work of Nassau Community College's Sexual Harassment Education Subcommittee of the Affirmative Action Committee.

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Additional Websites

American Association of University Women (AAUW)

Culture of respect

 Feminist Majority Foundation

 Stop Street Harassment


Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)



Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)


This Federal Agency enforces workplace anti-discrimination laws.

Websites and Mobile Apps


The I’ve Been Violated App allows victims to create an audio or video recording to confi-dentially capture the details of an incident. The creators of the app, the Institute for the Study of Coherence and Emergence, have built in safe-guards, such as double-encrypting the record-ings and storing them off-line where they are no longer accessible to the user. The evidence is only available to appropriate legal, health, and school authorities and is geo-coded for where the user was when the evidence was created.

The app is available at the iTunes store for free, and is currently in pilot-testing.



HeartMob is a website and mobile app plat-form that allows users to document and report their experiences of online harassment, includ-ing threats, hate messages, and defamation. Created by the NY-based street harassment awareness organization Hollaback, the intent with this platform was to give back power to

the person experiencing online victimization. A user can choose to privately document online incidents or make them public. When inci-dents are made public, other users (called by-standers) can provide supportive comments or even take a requested action.

Circle 6

The Circle of 6 app is the winner of Vice Presi-dent Joe Biden’s 2011 White House challenge calling for citizens to build the best “app against abuse.” Originally designed for college students, Circle of 6 allows users to add 6 close and trusted people to their circle, who they can text, call, or alert if the user finds themselves in a potentially dangerous situation. Users can have a text message sent to someone in their circle that reads “Call and pretend you need me; I need an interruption” or “Come and pick me up” with a geographical pin of their location attached. Circle of 6 is used in 36 countries around the world.


Callisto is a website and app currently being tested at two colleges for its effectiveness at allowing users to report their experiences of sexual assault. Students can fill out a time-stamped incident of the event, and allow them to choose a next step, including having the rec-ord sent to the college’s Title IX officer. The record can also keep track of the accused per-petrator and log whether that person “matches” in any other user’s incident report. The platform is created by Sexual Health Inno-vations and was designed using interviews with sexual assault survivors.



State and Local Resources


          Office of Sexual Harassment Issues

       New York State Division of Human Rights


        Safe Center of LI

       Nassau County

       24/7 Sexual Assault Hotline 1-516-542-0404  



Other National Resources

National Association of Working Women

Job Survival Helpline: (800) 522-0925 or email


 * National Center for Victims of Crime


  * RAINN: Rape, Abuse, Incest National Network  

 National Sexual Assault Hotline - 1.800.656.HOPE
*Stalking Resource Center  
A Program of the National Center for Victims of Crime
* Office of Civil Rights (OCR)   
 U.S. Department of Education
* U.S. Department of Labor Women's Bureau    


New Federal Resource for Colleges & Universities


Not Alone

An official website of the United States Government