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Los Angeles, CA
US

424-777-EROC

End Rape on Campus (EROC) is a survivor advocacy organization dedicated to ending sexual violence through survivor support, public education, and policy and legislative reform.

We provide free, direct assistance to all survivors of gender-based and sexual violence on campus interested in filing federal complaints, organizing for change, or drawing public attention to hold their schools accountable.

We have assisted hundreds of students at dozens of schools file Title IXClery Act, and other civil rights complaints to seek justice and reform.

Mission & Vision

OUR MISSION

End Rape on Campus (EROC) works to end campus sexual violence through direct support for survivors and their communities; prevention through education; and policy reform at the campus, local, state, and federal levels.

OUR VISION

We envision a world in which each individual has an educational experience free from violence, and until then, that all survivors are believed, trusted, and supported.


OUR APPROACH

Direct Support

EROC directly assists student survivors and their communities. Our work includes, but is not limited to, establishing support networks, filing federal complaints, and mentoring student activists. We help students organize for change on campus as well as work with administrators to ensure best practices are in place and enforced. Though we are not mental health or legal professionals, we are able to connect survivors to our growing network of mental health professionals and lawyers as needed.

Education

EROC trains and develops resources for staff, students, groups, and individuals on how to prevent sexual assault and support survivors, as well as the rights of students under applicable federal and state laws. EROC also provides media trainings to journalists on how to appropriately cover topics related to sexual violence.

Advocacy

EROC advocates for fair and equitable sexual assault and interpersonal violence policies and legislation on the campus, local, state, and federal levels. We support reforms that ensure holistic support for all survivors, statewide affirmative consent standards, and federal accountability for Title IX, Title II, and Clery Act enforcement.

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Who We Are

Executive Director & Co-Founder

ANNIE E. CLARK is a co-founder of EROC, and a lead complainant in the Title IX and Clery complaints against the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a B.A. in Political Science. She has a certificate in business, and is a former administrator at the University of Oregon. She is a contributing writer to the Huffington Post, MSNBC, and The Chronicle Vitae. After directly working with New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, she helped write the Bi-Partisan Campus Safety and Accountability Act. In 2013, she was listed alongside President Barack Obama as one of the most influential forces in higher education, and she is featured in the campus sexual assault documentary "The Hunting Ground." Annie is a co-author of the book, We Believe You, a collection of 36 stories of campus sexual assault. 

You can reach Annie at aelizabethclark@endrapeoncampus.org.


Director of Education & Co-Founder

SOFIE KARASEK is an anti-sexual violence activist and a co-founder of End Rape on Campus. Prior to her graduation from the University of California, Berkeley in 2015, she spearheaded several federal complaints against Berkeley and has assisted students nationwide in holding universities accountable to Title IX. Sofie has also been a leading advocate for California's groundbreaking affirmative consent law and her work has been featured in national and international media, including The Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, CNN, and Bloomberg Businessweek. She is also a subject in the documentary film "The Hunting Ground".

You can reach Sofie at skarasek@endrapeoncampus.org.


Managing Director

ANNA VOREMBERG is a 2013 graduate of Clark University in Worcester, MA where she studied Psychology and Holocaust and Genocide studies, completing her undergraduate honors thesis in the associations between guilt, shame, and mental illness. While at Clark, Anna also worked as an ambassador to the Office of Admissions, and at the Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide studies. Anna currently resides in Boston, MA after working for over a year for the American Jewish Committee in Washington, DC.  

You can reach Anna at avoremberg@endrapeoncampus.org.


Director of Media & Strategic Communications

COLLEEN DALY is a communications specialist focusing in nonprofit and cause marketing. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she Co-Founded Embody Carolina, an organization dedicated to preparing students to serve as compassionate and effective allies for those facing eating disorders. Colleen acquired her Master’s Degree in Integrated Marketing Communications from Northwestern University, where she served as the Program Director for the Medill Cause Marketing Initiative and conducted research with the Northwestern Body and Media Lab. Colleen hopes to further this research by examining the intersection of sexual assault, body image, and eating disorders.

You can reach Colleen at cdaly@endrapeoncampus.org.

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Project Manager

CHARDONNAY MADKINS is a womanist and activist serving the Los Angeles area. She received her Bachelor's of Arts degree in Psychology and Urban & Environmental Policy from Occidental College. As one of the few black women leaders on Occidental's campus, Chardonnay Madkins played a prominent role in the institution's Black Student Alliance and also co-founded the Oxy Sexual Assault Coalition, where she shed light on issues involving survivors of color and mobilized students and faculty to demand administrators appropriately handle sexual assault cases. She dedicates her time advocating specifically for Black survivors and changing policies around sexual assault. She maintains a passion for knowledge and aspires to continue her education of human rights and womanist politics in order to give voice to the voiceless.

You can reach Chardonnay at cmadkins@endrapeoncampus.org


We want to acknowledge the work of former EROC team members and co-founders Kristin Brown, Danielle Dirks, Caroline Heldman, and Andrea Pino. We thank you. 




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