Angry? #MeToo

Originally Published on Change.org on October 25, 2017 #MeToo has flooded our newsfeeds and showcases the ubiquitousness of sexual assault across the world. Here at Rise, we stand in solidarity with everyone who has experienced sexual harassment or assault. That is why we work hard every day to fight for …

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#MeToo

Originally Published on Change.org on October 24, 2017 I am a rape survivor. I use to be ashamed to say those words. Not anymore. Survivors like me are speaking out. It’s time to go after those protecting and empowering sexual predators — companies like Twitter who enable people to make …

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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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