Empowering survivors of sexual assault to safely share stories.

The Problem

Sexual assault is far too common and continues to be underreported.

Traumatic events may be suppressed and the impact never brought to light. Without being provided an outlet of comfort and support, survivors may be left with the burden of internalizing these emotional experiences.

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Our Solution

We are here to help change the conversation.

We believe stories are powerful. We believe survivors deserve an empathetic community to be heard, believed, and supported. Together, we aim to collect information to deduce patterns of sexual assault, work with partners to improve prevention strategies, and create a wave of change.

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Voices of Support

Hear from our users & supporters.

Hayley Harris - Co-founder, Layers of Dignity

Hayley Harris

Co-founder, Layers of Dignity

“When a survivor has a safe place to tell their story they are given empowerment and freedom - Our Wave does just that!”

Anonymous

Our Wave User

“Sharing my story allowed me to feel like I had a voice that I didn’t have before. I had the freedom to choose when and who I shared it with.”

Suzanne Brown-McBride - Former Executive Director of CALCASA

Suzanne Brown-McBride

Former Executive Director of CALCASA

“I believe that Our Wave provides a vital platform for survivors to find collective voice safely and securely. We will never find a way to end sexual violence until we can talk about it and learn from one another. Talking about the violence in our lives can be a way to find healing and hope.”

Sarah S.

Our Wave User

“If I had known when I was a 20-year old girl that there was a place where I could go to talk about my experience. A place where I could meet a warm and accepting community to share this stuff with would have made an enormous difference. It can really remove the pain and reconnect you to people again after feeling isolated for so long.”

Our Mantra

Survivor stories matter.

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Survivor stories are important.

Survivor stories are powerful.

Survivors should not have to be alone. Our mission is to provide a safe platform in which individuals can share stories and interact with others to highlight hope and begin the healing process together.

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Survivor stories are safe.

Survivor stories are safe.

Each survivor story is handled with care and transparency, with anonymity and safety as our top priority. We will never share your story or contact you without permission.

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Survivor stories can make a difference.

Survivor stories make a difference.

We believe in the impact of words. With the help of our partners, we aim to use story collection data to deduce patterns of sexual assault and improve prevention strategies.

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