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About Us

PAVE Philly is the local chapter of the national organization PAVE (Promoting Awareness Victim Empowerment).  The chapter was established October 2013.

PAVE Philly Local Vision:




PAVE Philly works to shatter the silence of sexual violence by:


  • Promoting awareness about Gender-Based Violence (GBV) through all forms of art – photography, drawing, film, writing, etc.

  • Creating a portal of knowledge on GBV through our website.

  • Empowering victims through awareness information tables, presentations, and promoting the important work of local NGO’s.


All funds donated to PAVE Philly go toward costs related to raising awareness such as printing, art supplies, handouts, etc.  For further information on the use of donations, please contact us at

PAVE National Mission Statementl:


PAVE empowers students, parents, and civic leaders to end sexual violence with prevention education promoting respect for oneself and each other. Additionally, PAVE creates a safe space for survivors to thrive after trauma.








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