We believe that no survivor of sexual assault should ever stand alone, and that healing starts by being listened to and believed.

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Survivor Strong supports survivors of sexual assault directly and through advocacy and education.

The organization was founded by survivors Trinea Gonczar and Amanda Thomashow, who know that healing starts with the hope that comes from being listened to and believed. While their experiences as survivors of one of the most high-profile sexual assault cases in U.S. history were profoundly different, their desire to advocate for survivors and bring about change brought them together to create Survivor Strong.

The Hollywood Reporter: ‘Heart of Gold’ Team on Capturing “Historical Moment” for Women in HBO Gymnastics Scandal Doc

Trinea Gonczar and Amanda Thomashow speak at the Tribeca Film Festival premiere of “At the Heart of Gold: Inside the USA Gymnastics Scandal.”

Nationally Recognized Sister Survivors Form New Nonprofit

Survivor Strong will support sexual assault survivors through healing, education and advocacy.

espnW Roundtable: Sister Survivors share experiences, strength, hope

In October 2018, Amanda Thomashow and Trinea Gonczar participated in a roundtable discussion with Sister Survivors moderated by ESPN investigative reporter Tisha Thompson.

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