2016 Candlelight Vigil

It is October. It is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and we celebrate, remember, and provide hope. Thank you to everyone who came out to this year’s annual Candlelight Vigil to show support and bring awareness to issues of domestic and intimate partner violence in...

Become a “Story-Changer”

Dear Friends, It is summer! School is out. We have celebrated this year’s graduates. We have earnestly planted gardens and are eagerly planning vacation time. Most of us are looking forward to some type of leisure, rest, and relaxation. However, we are also reminded...

1 in 5…

Millions watched as Lady Gaga shared the Oscars’ stage with survivors of sexual assault during her powerful performance of “Til It Happens To You.” The message was clear: we must change the culture that enables sexual assault, and support the one in...

There is NO Place for Shame

Victim shaming comments and questions focus the blame on the wrong person. When women began stepping forward late last year accusing comedian and actor Bill Cosby of various incidents of sexual assault in the 70s, the public’s opinion was swift and clear: These women...

Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. 3 in 4 parents have never talked to their kids about domestic violence or sexual assault. Talking about what it means to have a healthy relationship is the first step to preventing dating violence and abuse. Dating...

Amelia Earhart Day

Amelia Earhart Day, is today, January 11. To quote Amelia Earhart: “Women should do for themselves what men have already done – occasionally what men have not done – thereby establishing themselves as persons, and perhaps encouraging other women...
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