Tag: awareness

Embrace Your Voice: It’s Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM)

Finding the Words to End Sexual Assault April 9, 2018, St. Louis, MO—It can be challenging. Yes, yes it can. Still, Safe Connections encourages everyone to speak out about sexual assault. The fact that we talk about sexual violence matters….

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Get Connected to Safe Connections

Make a Positive Difference For St. Louis RSVP Now. Your are invited to learn about Safe Connections and the St. Louis community’s latest work to end domestic and sexual violence. Some of our dearest friends are opening their homes for these private…

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One Powerful TED Talk…A Man’s Voice for Ending Gender Violence

Jackson Katz makes a living doing leadership training for sports institutions, colleges, military units. In other words, he works heavily in male-dominated institutions to change the way men think and act, especially when it comes to how they lead other…

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I’ll Have the Potato Skins Please

When an online reviewer asked for servers at a West Virginia restaurant to “Show More Skin” owner Daniel McCawley came up with a promotion that gave the costumer just what he wanted.  More skin. Potato skins that is. McCawley put…

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Teen Dating by the Numbers

Approximately 1 in 5 high school girls reports being abused by a boyfriend. – Silverman, J. G., Raj, A., Mucci, L. A., & Hathaway, J. E. (2001). Dating violence against adolescent girls and associated substance use, unhealthy weight control, sexual risk…

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