We're 1/3 of the way through Sexual Assault Awareness Month; what are you doing to take care of yourself? Awareness is hard work. Thinking about your role in supporting survivors and changing cultural norms is not nearly as fun as sharing videos of cats wearing socks. This is heavy stuff and it is vital to our collective health that we take steps to replenish our strength. I was carefully crafting some deep thoughts for you about self care. But then I learned about PuppYoga.
This video is a great example of how easy consent can be. We can also role model consent in our everyday lives, ask before giving someone a kiss(yes even if you have been married 20 year and know that everyday when you come home you normally kiss). Parents can teach their kids consent by asking for a hug rather than telling kids that you want a hug or that they have to hug aunt Jen because she flew all this way to see them. Consent is more than just a one time conversation a
PRESS RELEASE: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE As part of the national 2018 “Embrace Your Voice” Campaign Working Against Violence for Everyone calls on individuals to use their voice to make an impact when it comes to prevention. This April, Working Against Violence for Everyone, W.A.V.E. will be engaging the community as part of its annual Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) campaign. This year’s theme, “Embrace Your Voice,” builds on the idea that how you talk about sexual violenc