Non-profit resources and presentations.



Prevent and reduce violent crime.



Survivor assistance & information.

Advocating for Victims’ Rights

You Have the Power is a driving force for victims of violent crime.

You Have the Power…Know How to Use It, Inc. is a nonprofit agency whose mission is to educate, advocate and empower individuals and communities who are impacted by violent crime. Now celebrating its 22nd anniversary, YHTP was founded in 1993 by former First Lady of Tennessee, Andrea Conte, to advocate for victims and educate the community to prevent violent crime. YHTP raises awareness about crime and justice issues through victim advocacy, community education programs, brochures, and documentaries. Based in Nashville, YHTP is funded through private donations and grants.

Learn more…

Powerhouse Award

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015 from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm

City Winery

609 Lafayette Street

Nashville, TN 37203

Stayed tuned in the upcoming weeks for the announcement of the 2015 Powerhouse Award honoree!


Knowledge is Power!

If you would like a member of the You Have the Power staff to speak at your school, civic group, professional group, or other group, please e-mail us at or call us at 615-292-7027.



no girls dream 01No Girl’s Dream” Documentary Set to Premiere February 10th

You Have the Power is excited to announce that its documentary on human trafficking in Tennessee will premiere on February 10th at 5:15 pm at the First Amendment Center. Special thanks to our sponsors The Community Foundation/CCA, Baptist Trust Healing Trust, and The Memorial Foundation for giving us to the power to make this informative piece.

First Amendment Center

1207 18th Avenue South

Nashville, TN 37212