11 Million Survivors in CA: We Need Your Help

Originally published on Change.org on October 11, 2017 By Amanda Nguyen. Dear Friends, One year ago you helped us make history by passing the Federal Sexual Assault Survivor Bill of Rights. Because of state’s rights, we have to fight for this bill in individual states. We are so close in …

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Why did so many doubt Mayor Murray’s accusers?

Originally published on Seattle Times on 15, 2017 By Katelyn N. Brewer and Cathy Huber. Why did it take a fifth report to compel Mayor Ed Murray’s resignation when four others spoke out months ago? How was he able to remain in public office during this time? Months ago, four …

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Pass a Sexual Assault Survivors’ Bill of Rights in California

Originally published on Change.Org in March, 2017 By Flannery From California. California is close to passing a Sexual Assault Survivors’ Bill of Rights that will guarantee comprehensive, common sense civil rights for survivors like me. In March of 2015, I was sexually assaulted by a man I was dating. When …

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Jodie Ortega Performs Breaking Our Silence: Healing Thrives in Community

“Jodie Ortega first wowed us in her 2014 TEDx talk, “Breaking My Silence: Healing Thrives in Conversation.” Where she shared her journey of breaking free from the secret of being raped by a family member. Jodie is back for another TEDx talk on Saturday, September 16, 2017, and through a …

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