02/21/2023 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM PST





Marsela Rojas-Salas she/her, Jennica Sinor she/her, VALOR; Jamila Cervantes he/him Just Detention International (JDI)


This webinar is designed for advocates and agencies who are setting up and sustaining rape crisis services for incarcerated survivors of sexual abuse. It includes an overview of detention in the United States, the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA), and ultimately, how to build a strong foundation to serve survivors in detention. This presentation is continued in Part 2, Providing Rape Crisis Services to Incarcerated Survivors.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the basics of US Incarceration and Sexual Abuse in Detention
  • Provide an overview of the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA)
  • Identify how to weave PREA into your agency culture
  • Determine strategies to set up confidential services in detention