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Rape Has No Political Affiliation

Rape is not Republican. Rape is not Democrat. Rape is an act of power, control, and violation that crosses all political boundaries. Our country is in the midst of a rape dialogue that is being driven by the statements of … Continue reading

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Sexual Assault Victim Being Held in Juvenile Hall

A young sexual assault victim is being held in juvenile hall to ensure her appearance at the rapist’s hearing. WEAVE has heard from many dismayed and outraged members of our community and we share your concerns about the rights of … Continue reading

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WEAVE Receives FBI Director’s Community Leadership Award

Friday, March 16, 2012 Greetings from Washington D.C.! As I post this note, I am just leaving the national headquarters of the FBI. Luckily my visit with them is not top secret – in fact it is something I wanted … Continue reading

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Advocating for Victims and Survivors

This week hundreds of men and women from domestic violence and sexual assault centers across the state came together to meet with elected officials at the capitol about issues facing the survivors we serve. We spoke with members of the … Continue reading

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