Sometimes You Just Have to Trust the Process

Originally published on ACEs Connection on May 9, 2017 By Svava Brooks. Where are you on your healing journey? Are you just getting started? Are you about to take the next step? Are you stuck? Or are you in the messy middle, overwhelmed with grief, feeling like the tears and …

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Set the Expectation: Violence Against Women Is Never OK

Originally published on Change.Org on May 8, 2017 By Maria Ruiz. Almost a year ago, I started this petition in response to a horrible injustice I learned about. Today, we have created a community of 1.3 million people who are fighting to stop sexual assault and protect survivors. I try …

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Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Groups Warn that House-Passed Health Bill Would Harm Victims of Domestic and Sexual Assault

Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Groups Warn that House-Passed Health Bill Would Harm Victims of Domestic and Sexual Assault, Urge Senate to Reject the AHCA Washington, D.C. – As national organizations working to end domestic violence and sexual assault in the United States, we are very disappointed that the House …

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Believe Survivors

Surviving sexual assault is sometimes only the first part of a long ordeal, but it doesn’t have to be this way. When Grace Watkins went to the hospital after she was raped at 18 by a Notre Dame student while his friends photographed the assault, she was told that it …

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