She oversees the organization’s management team, finance, fundraising and development, media relations, human resources, and project development. Stacy partners with the Office on Violence Against Women, Office for Victims of Crime, and local and national organizations to train a wide range of audiences to improve the response to sexual violence.Presentation examples include the civil legal needs of sexual assault victims, legal issues of sexual assault victims who are minors, advocating under Title IX, conducting a holistic sexual assault legal intake, and the privacy rights of sexual assault victims. In 2011, she was honored to receive Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly’s Top Women of Law Award and in 2013 was inducted into Massachusetts Lawyer’s Weekly’s Circle of Excellence. Stacy has been featured in a number of local and reputable national media outlets.
After serving five years on the VRLC’s Board of Directors, she was appointed the Executive Director in 2010.
Stacy manages the strategic direction, operations, and development for the VRLC’s national programs, as well as both the VRLC’s offices in Massachusetts and Oregon.
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Jessica has been honored with the NSVRC Visionary Voice (2018), Transition Project’s Women’s Leadership Award (2013), Oregon Daily Journal of Commerce Leader in the Law (2011), and OCADSV 30th Anniversary honoree and Midori Hamilton Award recipient (2008). Colby has specific expertise in the representation of college students utilizing Title IX, FERPA, CLERY, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and IDEA, and trains nationally regarding the education rights of sexual assault victims.
She was also a founding member of Counter Quo, a national campaign to change the status quo on how we examine and respond to sexual assault. is a staff attorney at the Victim Rights Law Center’s Boston office. Colby assisted the Boston Area Rape Crisis Center with the creation of a Massachusetts-wide training curriculum for veteran and new recruit police officers.She has been a Resource Team member and trainer for the OVW Campus Program Training and Technical Assistance Institute since 2010, as well as a presenter for the Project STOP NOW!conference for campus administrators from historically black colleges and universities. is the Executive Director of the Victim Rights Law Center and works out of the VRLC's Boston, MA office.She joined the VRLC in 2004 as a volunteer attorney, where she provided free legal services to sexual assault survivors on employment, safety, privacy and legal needs.Lindy was named one of Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly 2012 Top Women in the Law and a 2014 Boston Rising Star by the National Law Journal. is the Victim Rights Law Center’s National Director of Training and Technical Assistance, and Director of VRLC’s Oregon office.