This month the Your Voice, Our Future series continues on the SAAM Blog with a guest post from Martha Marin and George Pritzker of 1in6, Inc. Today’s post discusses supporting male survivors of childhood sexual abuse on college campuses.
This week the Talk early, talk often series continues on the SAAM blog with a guest post from preventionist Mo Lewis. This week's topic of talking with youth is especially timely in the aftermath of the Steubbenville rape trial verdict, in which two teen football players were found guilty of rape. It's important to remember that youth have incredible potential to advocate for social change.
Let me paint a picture for you. You are sitting between family and friends, center of the aisle, that preferable distance from the stage. You are back far enough to take everything in but still see the closer details of the show. The curtain’s drawn, but the scene is set.
Last week I had the opportunity to take the SAAM act on the road, and I was fortunate to be heading to one of my favorite places on the planet: Jersey. The great folks at the New Jersey Coalition Against Sexual Assault (NJCASA) host an ongoing training institute to educate and inform practitioners on sexual violence prevention and survivor-centered approaches.
In case you haven’t heard, April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). During this exciting time communities, campuses, workplaces, and individuals join together to promote awareness of sexual assault and educate about sexual violence prevention.
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