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Youth Development
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Kimber J Nicoletti

Youth Development and Agricultural Education 

  • MESA program Director
Agricultural Administration Building Room 219
615 W State Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2053

Primary Responsibilities:
Ms. Nicoletti is the principal investigator and director for : Multicultural Efforts to end Sexual Assault which provides statewide sexual violence prevention education/ outreach and technical assistance for underserved communities in the state of Indiana.

Chair, Advisory Council of the National Sexual
Indiana State Department of Health Sexual Violence Primary Prevention Committee
Southern Poverty Law Center Esperanza Project National Working Group
National Initiative to combat Farm Worker Sexual Violence Partner

Multicultural Efforts to end Sexual Assault , ISDH RPE Grant

Research Interest
Ms. Nicoletti’s areas of research interest include Social Justice issues in Migrant Farm Worker, Latino and Native American communities and populations, Community mobilization and Coalition building, women’s issues.

Ms. Nicoletti enjoys cooking, gardening and caring for her four cats. Kimber , the mother of three lovely daughters, also serves in various leadership positions on campus and in the community.

BS, Purdue University, Sociology
MSW, Indiana University, Social Work

Awards & Honors

(2010) Bronze Award. American Association for Communication Excellence.

(2010) Leadership/Service Award. National Sexual Violence Resource Center.

(2008) Outstanding Latino Staff Award. Purdue.

(2007) Outstanding Service Award. Latino Student Union at Purdue.

(2003) Cesar Chavez "Si Se Puede" Award. Texas Migrant Council.

Selected Publications

Nicoletti, K. (2005). ACT: Adults and Children Together Against Violence; Understanding child development as a violence prevention tool.

Nicoletti, K. (2005). Cuentos: The role of the story-telling model in sexual violence prevention and services en la comunidad.

Nicoletti, K. (2005). Eliminating victim service access barriers for Latina/o victims of sexual and intimate partner violence: from position statement to practice.

Nicoletti, K. (2005). Teatro Latino: using theater to address sexual violence in the Latino community.

Nicoletti, K. (2005). Using art to speak of the unspeakable in Migrant Farm Worker Communities.

Nicoletti, K. (2005). Working with Latinas on Campus.

Nicoletti, K. (2005). You got to drink a lot of coffee: grassroots organizing in the Latino community.

Nicoletti, K. (2004). Accessing barriers in the Latino community in trauma and violence work.

Nicoletti, K. (2004). The Language of Art: Sexual Violence Prevention in Migrant Communities.

Sexual violence against farm workers: a guidebook for criminal justice professionals. (2010). California Rural Legal Assistance, 16-21.