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News story to check out: Latinos Decry ‘Secure Communities’ In D.C.

This story caught my attention yesterday while listening to the morning news. A current issue in Washington, D.C. is one we are likely to face in different cities nationwide. As the federal government takes action against illegal immigration, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) works with local law enforcement agencies to use arrest records to check

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Check Out the Great Work at UW Madison PAVE!

PAVE’s Founding Chapter at UW Madison is really shaking things up! Read the following articles about their great work: Help Exists for Domestic Abuse Victims UW Madison PAVE Teaches abuse survivors how to get the help they need. PAVE Action against A new bill promoting abstinence education in Wisconsin Way to Shatter the Silence UW

Importance of Bystander Intervention for Those at Risk of committing Sexual Violence Themselves

‘Sexual violence victimization of Women: Prevalence, Characteristics, and the Role of Public Health and Prevention’ is another great article in the September/October 2011 issue of American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine. As a follow up to my most recent post, a response to ‘Violence and Men’s Health: Understanding the Etiological Underpinnings of Men’s Experiences With Interpersonal

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PAVE & Louisiana State Police Co-Sponsor Conference: A Success!

  PAVE’s Statewide Training in Louisiana HUGE SUCCESS! Here is an event recap: http://tinyurl.com/June21Recap One June 21, PAVE partnered with Louisiana State Police for “Shattering the Silence of Sexual Violence: A Multidisciplinary and Collaborative Approach”. It was an incredible day of bringing together law enforcement, advocates, attorneys, probation/parole, juvenile justice, and others to work together. We are

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PAVE Affiliate Spotlight: MaleSurvivor

MaleSurvivor is a PAVE Affiliate which provides male survivors with a safe and comfortable environment to join others in lifting the veil of secrecy and shame from their experience. Their new program, Dare to Dream, features clips from Emmy-nominated “The Oprah Winfrey Show” segments, a facilitated panel discussion, and an opportunity to learn about local resources and

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Boys and Men Healing from Sexual Abuse

Studies show that 1 in 6 boys will be sexually abused before the age of 18 (CDC). Many men suffer in silence due to a perceived threat to masculinity, shame, and a severe lack of support for male victims of sexual abuse. PAVE is forging relationships with the groups Male Survivor, 1in6, The Guys Project

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Safe Campus, Strong Voices Campaign

  UPDATE: Please continue to check back, The Safe Campus Strong Voices Campaign is ongoing. We are gearing up for new programs and projects – we will post them here as soon as they are ready for you to implement on your camps!   GET INVOLVED Email: Campus@ShatteringTheSilence.org www.ShatteringTheSilence.org http://www.facebook.com/groups/SCSVCampaign/ Security on Campus (SOC) and

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Arts for Awareness

PAVE is hosting a series of Arts for Awareness events across the country including New York, Virginia, and Texas. Combining artists, musicians, advocates and poets, these events can bring a sense of community and empowerment when shattering the silence of sexual violence. PAVE features creative events to engage people in dialogue on the issue of