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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New Resource Guide for Child Sexual Abuse/Exploitation Prevention

Originally published on ACEs Connection on August 1, 2017 By Jennifer Hossler. I wanted to share this fantastic new resource guide developed by one of the work groups from the Georgia Statewide Human Trafficking Task Force. This guide provides background on best practice, principles of prevention, identifying resources for the …

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Courage Center 2 Receives Funding for New Solano Trauma Recovery Center

Courage Center 2 has been awarded $612,010 from the California Victim Compensation Board in a competitive round of funding to support Trauma Recovery Centers in California. Just 4 agencies statewide received funding totaling more than $3.5m, including 2 large agencies in San Diego and Los Angeles, and the University of …

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What If I Don’t Know What I Want?

Originally published on ACEs Connection on April 18, 2017 By Svava Brooks. If 2017 has been an unusually busy year for you, I can totally relate! But for survivors of abuse, a hectic schedule isn’t something out of the ordinary. Too often it’s the norm. An important milestone on your …

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