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Abusers often know that technology is a powerful tool to control another person, and for many survivors, simply “unplugging” in our tech-driven world isn’t possible. Join Mo and Aspen as they discuss ways that survivors can take steps to safeguard their privacy and take their power back online. This Domestic Violence Awareness Month, we assert that survivors deserve #SafetyEverywhere.
Grief can impact all aspects of our lives, including our sexuality. For survivors of domestic or sexual violence, these feelings can sometimes be especially complex or painful. Join Aspen and Mo as they define the concept of sexual grief, offer ways to talk about it,...
What does healing, safety, resilience, and pride mean to you? Join Aspen and Mo as they contrast four emotional impacts that domestic and sexual violence may especially have on LGBTQ+ survivors—repression, insecurity, hesitancy, and shame—with four glimmers that survivors deserve through their healing journey.
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The Women’s Center provides rape crisis response through partnerships with area hospitals and health centers, providing on-site, immediate advocacy for survivors of sexual assault who report for a Sexual Assault Nurse Examination (SANE). Our trained staff Advocates...
(Adapted from RAINN) Everyone has a role to play in preventing sexual assault and there are many ways you can step up to make a difference, most notably through bystander intervention. An active bystander is someone who interrupts a potentially harmful situation,...
During April, Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) is a focused time to EmPower Survivors by bringing awareness, promoting prevention, and inspiring change. We can all take action, and I’m writing to remind you that during SAAM and always, Your Voice Has Power...
May 15 is a special day for The Women’s Center. It marks the day our doors opened back in 1977 and really between that day and today they have never closed. We simply would not be here today without the continued support from our community. Please consider making a...
If you missed our EmPower Luncheon yesterday, you can watch the remarks from our Executive Director, Angela Mancuso, below on how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected those experiencing sexual assault and what we can do to stop victim blaming and #CancelRapeCulture....
Watch our short video compilation of testimonials that demonstrate why The Women's Center is still here after 43 years and the impact your gift makes in the lives of the thousands of survivors who walk through our doors each year.