Alabama Coalition Against Rape
is a statewide nonprofit organization working to prevent sexual violence in the State of Alabama. Since its inception in 1995, ACAR has utilized its voice to advocate for the rights of countless victims and affect critical change through its active role in public policy, education and training.
Sexual Violence is defined as any act of sexual assault or rape. The crime of sexual violence is based on power and control of another person.
Training for allied professionals through workshops and conferences
Education of the public about sexual assault through prevention programs, website, quarterly newsletters and other materials
Advocacy for sexual assault survivors with statewide agencies and in the formation of public policy
Support for sexual assault program staff through training, technical assistance, and our resource library of books, videos and training materials
Networking with other statewide agencies that address issues of violence against women
Providing information, technical assistance, and resources to anyone seeking to learn more about the prevalence and prevention of sexual violence
To deny people their human rights is to challenge their very humanity.
Prevention & Outreach Director
Program and Training Assistant
To improve treatment of and services to sexual assault victims
To increase the reporting and public awareness of sexual assault
To improve investigation and prosecution of sexual assault