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Added Friday, March 27, 2015 by Action Alliance

PREA Part 1: What is the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Resource Bank?

If you are an advocate or an employee of a correctional facility or a juvenile detention facility, this online Resource Bank is for you – here you will find a collection of essential PREA resources, research, toolkits, templates, training, and more.

What is PREA?

PREA is the first United States federal law dealing with the sexual abuse/assault of people who are incarcerated. The intention of PREA is to address the prevention, reduction, and elimination of sexual assault and rape within all correction settings, including juvenile facilities.

Let’s Be Effective: Integration, Coordination, Consistency

If PREA is to be effective, it is critical that the key stakeholders implementing the standards and providing services for the people who are incarcerated do so in an integrated and coordinated way.

The PREA Resource Bank is designed to address a variety of perspectives and disciplines while also providing tools and resources focused on integrating and coordinating the multiple points of contact that a person who is incarcerated will encounter.

This Resource Bank is divided into 7 sections: 1. Back to Basics 2. PREA in Practice 3. Special Populations 4. Advocacy in Focus 5. Corrections in Focus 6. Key Reports & Research and 7. Training on Demand. In the Related Resources section at the bottom of this page, you can click on each section.

REQUEST TRAINING: Training and Technical Assistance. The Action Alliance Training Institute offers Training on Request and Technical Assistance on PREA. For more information:


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