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A Call to Action: Engaging Men and Boys

A Call to Action: Engaging Men and Boys

Seth Mika, Resilience's Men as Allies Coordinator, is responsible for programs that engage boys and men in violence prevention work, as part of our Ottawa County Call to Action Project. He tells us, “I am extremely excited to work alongside the amazing staff at the...

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Embrace Your Voice

Sexual Assault Awareness Month 2018 Embrace Your Voice: Using Your Voice to Provide Empathy by Megan Hennessey, LMSW Program Director   The National Sexual Violence Resource Center has chosen “Embrace Your Voice” as the theme for this year’s Sexual Assault...

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Coping with Sexual Assault Triggers

Coping with reminders of trauma when sexual assault and harassment stories dominate in media Megan Hennessey, LMSW Program Director Since early October it has been impossible to listen to the news, view one’s social media feed or even talk with friends without hearing...

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#WeAreHere

Addressing recent reports of sexual violence. by Holly Seymour-Jasinski,  Resilient Spaces Program Facilitator I can’t keep up: Charlie Rose, Bill Cosby, Harvey Weinstein, Kevin Spacey, Louis C.K., Donald Trump, Bill O’Reilly, Roger Ailes, Roy Moore, Senator Al...

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Why Didn’t She Just Leave?

A message from Beth Larsen Executive Director Resilience: Advocates for Ending Violence   In the wake of a recent domestic violence homicide that took place in our community, we know many are asking, “Why didn’t she just leave?” Crimes such as these are difficult...

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