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Meet your elected officials hosted by Young Leaders Against Violence

by (Safe Haven Mini...)

Submitted 08-27-2018 under NONPROFITS

Young Leaders Against Violence (YLAV) is a coalition for youth leaders who strive towards ending sexual and domestic violence, as well as educating themselves and others on these issues. YLAV will be hosting an event, Meet Your Elected Officials, to...

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Just get over it, Part II: "I would've just gone to the police"

by (drewdamron)

Submitted 09-14-2015 under OPINION

It's coming up on a year since the Department of Education began investigating Grand Valley State University for their failure to uphold Title IX. It's also been about four months since part one of this story ran. This second part will focus...

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Just get over it: GVSU graduate shares Title IX experience with no closure

by (drewdamron)

Submitted 05-06-2015 under OPINION

[Trigger warning: This article contains a story of rape.] Investigations into Grand Valley State University (GVSU)’s alleged mishandling of Title IX procedures have lead to the Department of Education just recently informing Sara Chittenden...

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Increased discussion of violence against women demands increased awareness of community resources

by (Safe Haven Mini...)

Submitted 05-30-2014 under NONPROFITS

As a result of the recent horrific tragedies, there has been a significant increase in the discussion of the culture of violence against women. However, the reality remains that gendered violence happens every day, and while each of these acts of...

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Judicial candidates visit Children's Assessement Center

by (Jane B. Whittington)

Submitted 10-30-2012 under OPINION

One out of seven boys will suffer sexual abuse before the age of 18. For girls, that number is one in three. And less than 15 percent disclose that abuse. These are shocking statistics, and may be hard to accept, especially for people who think,...

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