2010 - A group of local activists come together to end Sexual and Domestic Violence in LGBT Communities
2012 - The group grows and becomes the St. Louis LGBT Anti-Violence Task Force
2013 - The Task Force does a community survey that reveals the need for increased survivor support resources for LGBTQ+ folks.
2015 - The Task Force incorporates into the Saint Louis Anti-Violence Project.
Wolf Smith, J.D., M.S.W.
Wolf serves as the Interim Executive Director of the Project, and works tirelessly to help us grow. Ze has a passion for ending the many types of violence LGBTQ+ people experience.
mission & vision
... To raise awareness of Relational Violence within and to LGBTQ+ Communities. We focus on education, advocacy, and outreach.
We are currently expanding our education programming for local survivor support resources.
The Saint Louis Anti-Violence Project
Landon is a Board Member and advocates for Queer and Trans people through marketing and PR.
Only together can we stop the violence
Jessica is a Board Member in the Project as well as a doctoral student in public policy. She has experience advocating for victims of all types of violence and also brings a passion for creating and giving trainings on victim issues and needs.
Erin is President of the Board of Directors of STLAVP as well as a passionate advocate for not only victims rights, but human rights. She is motivated by identifying opportunities to educate the community on how to eliminate oppression and injustice.
We are always looking for new volunteers! If you are looking to volunteer, click here.