California Gang Rape Revisited
Dear Engaged Bystander, On October 25, “as many as 20 people were involved in or stood and watched the gang rape of a 15 year old girl outside a California high school homecoming dance...”
“We have the curriculum, we have the staff, and it’s free… We are here, we are four blocks away. Use us, use us, use us.”
Executive Director of the RCC.
- Margarita Vargas, 18, a former Richmond high student, called 911 from her house, after her brother-in-law heard two guys bragging about that attack. Vargas was honored by the Richmond City Council for her "act of humanity."
- outpouring of letters and help that is being offered to the victim.
- offer by the rape crisis center for help (see quote) and the offer from the Neighborhood Patrol to help patrol the area during campus events.
- Commitments from the city schools, police, and community organizations and to make community safety a coordinated city-wide effort