In 2015, the “St Paul’s School Rape Case” (Associated Press) prompted an important conversation about sexual assault in high school -- about secondary victimization through institutional failures, complicitness, and the resulting bullying of survivors in communities. At age fifteen, in her first year of high school, Chessy Prout was sexually assaulted in a ritualized game of sexual conquest, “The Senior Salute”. After reporting the sexual assault against her, and cooperating with the Concord, NH police, and the New Hampshire District Attorney, as Jane Doe, Chessy Prout ultimately came forward publically when St. Paul’s School challenged her right to anonymity in a civil case against the elite 165-year-old school, to let other survivors of high school sexual assault know they were not alone and had rights to justice and healing. With the support of her family, she decided to be a voice for others and refused to be ashamed or silenced. Several years later, it would be revealed that St. Paul’s School had had decades of sexual abuse flourish on its campus. #IHaveTheRightTo started as a social media campaign to engage participants to be a positive force for gender equity and change and bring safety and respect to survivors of sexual crimes. Since its inception as a social media campaign in 2015, several years before #MeToo, many people have come forward and shared their experiences, resilience, and dedication to helping others to form the foundation for I Have The Right to Org., an organization formed by the Prout family and supported by survivors and advocates that promises to be a place of support for those who have experienced sexual violence, and for those who care about them. I Have The Right To encourages communities and loved ones to listen, learn, and act: hear survivors’ accounts without prejudice and fault-finding, understand how sexual assault devastates and affects people, and provide a loving community for victims of sexual violence, one that is growing every minute around the world, and learn how to help children achieve an education free from sexual assault. Chessy, along with Boston Globe Spotlight Reporter Jenn Abelson writes about her experiences in her memoir I Have the Right To: A High School Survivor’s Story of Sexual Assault, Justice, and Hope. Learn more at Today, Chessy is a college student in NYC and continues to use her voice to advocate for sexual assault survivors while pursuing studies in literature and film, as well as spending as much time as possible with her number #1 supporter, her mini golden doodle JJ.