Condencia Brade has spent over 20 years working on behalf of sexual assault survivors, particularly women, youths and children of color. She is passionate about the importance of culturally specific responses and the critical value of culturally specific Communities of Color organizations addressing domestic violence and sexual assault. Condencia is the co-founder and former Executive Director of the National Organization of Sisters of Color Ending Sexual Assault (SCESA). SCESA is an advocacy organization of Women of Color working to create a just society in which all Women of Color are able to live healthy lives free of violence. Throughout her career, Condencia has worked to ensure that national, state, and local policies are responsive to the needs of communities of color.