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Amanda Nguyen From Rise
After Amanda Nguyen was sexually assaulted, she discovered first hand how hard it was to keep your rape kit from being destroyed. Since laws were different in every state, one's justice was based on geography.

For example, if you were lucky and lived somewhere like New York, your kit would be retained for 20 years. But if you lived somewhere like Illinois, where it got retained for only three years, achieving justice wasn't so easy.

After seeing this first-hand, Nguyen created Rise, which is an activist organization group that is working on establishing the same set of laws across all states to ensure that survivors have a fair shot at justice.