Posts Tagged ‘los angeles’

Emily Doe, the Rapist & the Judge

/ July 7th, 2016 / No Comments »

There has been much deserved attention to the words of Emily Doe, the Stanford rape survivor. Her 12 page victim impact statement, has caught the imagination of the greater public. Most news headlines, social media and water cooler conversation, centers around the alleged perpetrator, especially

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Crisis of Confidence, Hope for Prevention

/ March 3rd, 2012 / No Comments »

Los Angeles is going through a crisis of confidence in the capacity of the Los Angeles Unified School District to protect children from sexual abuse by trusted adults: their teachers. In the span of a weeks time, 4 adult teachers were arrested for alleged sexual

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Start Strong Los Angeles

One is Too Many

/ October 7th, 2011 / 1 Comment »

Our 40th anniversary of providing social service and social justice for domestic and sexual violence victims, their families and the community is marked by the tragic death of a 17 year-old Los Angeles school student at the hands of her 18 year-old ex-boyfriend. Ironically, this

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Memories of Hershel, 1939-2011

/ June 13th, 2011 / No Comments »

A long time colleague and an elder in the child abuse prevention movement passed away recently at 72 years old. Hershel Swinger was a nationally known children’s advocate, clinical psychologist, professor at CAL State LA and the Senior Vice President at Children’s Institute, Inc. in

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