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Yolanda Edrington is the Director of the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC), located in Harrisburg, PA. She oversees the operations of the national center in its mission to provide leadership in preventing and responding to sexual violence through collaborating, sharing/creating resources and promoting research. This includes collaborating with a variety of national partners and funders. Yolanda has over 20 years of experience in navigating different helping systems to afford clients treatment from a strengths based perspective. Professionally and personally she works for social change. Yolanda has spent many years volunteering for community- based programs in Central PA; currently serving on the boards of Alder Health Services and Historic Harrisburg Association.
Joyce Lukima currently serves as the Chief Operating Officer for the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape. In this role Ms. Lukima oversees the coalition’s grants & contracts, legal, communications and training and technical assistance departments. The work of the coalition includes resource development, prevention, advocacy, ensuring quality services for survivors and supporting allied professionals involved in both prevention and intervention.
Ms. Lukima is a licensed clinical social worker experienced in individual and group counseling as well as the supervision of counselors. She has worked with victims of violence and sexual assault for more than 30 years. Ms. Lukima is a volunteer with the Keystone Crisis Intervention Team (KCIT), participating in community crisis response to violence.