Movement loses an advocate, friend and mentor: Gail Burns-Smith

On September 5, 2009 Gail Burns-Smith passed away unexpectedly at her home. She was a founding board member of the National Sexual Violence Resource Center and a tireless advocate for sexual assault survivors and those working to end sexual violence. For more information about her life and accomplishments click here.
You can honor Gail's memory by making a memorial contribution to The Gail Burns-Smith "Dare to Dream" Scholarship Fund, CONNSACS, 96 Pitkin St, East Hartford, CT 06108 or make a contribution to continue her national policy work to the National Alliance to End Sexual Violence (NAESV), Attn: Ellen Fern, 1101 Vermont Ave., NW, Suite 400, Washington DC, 20005 or online at

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