Uncle Sam- have fun at workWhile preparing a teach-in on workplace communication as part of an internal exploration on organ

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Thank-you-memeIt takes a village to do a lot of things. To raise a child, to build a community, to define a culture. In Jada’s case, we’re talking about rape culture.

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person in hammock on beachHaving blogged about addressing common trauma response symptoms in the past, it’s clear to me that vacations are a pivotal part of anti-violence activism.

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HandshakeNetworking is a little intimidating. It sounds like something that smooth players at for-profit companies do to make a sale. Could it really be something that radical, feminist community organizations have to do too? Yes! It is so important to build those relationships in your community.

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Stairwell with bench-Change happens hereLast week I attended a networking* breakfast for local nonprofits. I met a number of interesting people and people who were interested in learning about the work that I do at NSVRC.

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balance beam figures on a dollarI’ve had many opportunities to discuss the different kinds of flexibilities that feminist organizations in anti-violence movements provide to employees. At my first job at a local program the CEO openly discussed how she brought her baby in to work so that she could nurse her.

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Feather floating on blue skyBeginning Tuesday June 10 a Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict is open to the public. “ExCeL London” will pick up the work where last year’s summit left off.

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Pride monthOn Friday the White House released a Presidential Proclamation making June National LGBT Pride Month.

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rainbow over cloudsI had the distinct pleasure and privilege to see Maya Angelou speak at a local event last year. It is, to-date, the only time that I have been 100% captivated by a speaker.

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rainbow-bowlsLast week I had my first chance to attend PCAR's LGBTQ Summit. In its second year the summit theme was "Bringing Sexual Violence Out of the Closet." Leading up, I was so excited for this learning opportunity because we built it like none other I've experienced.

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