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Red Flag Warnings in Kids and Teens

Signs that a teen may have been sexually abused Some of the warning signs that a teen has been sexually assaulted or abused can easily blend in with the everyday struggles teens face as they learn how to relate to their bodies, peers, and environments. If…


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Sex Work vs. Sexual Exploitation

What is Sex Work? Sex work and human trafficking cannot and should not be conflated. Sex work can involve sex and physical touching, webcam or phone sex, dancing, and many other consensual, sexual activities. The line between sex work and sexual exploitation is that line…


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What is stalking?

What is Stalking? You are being stalked when a person repeatedly watches, follows or harasses you, making you feel afraid or unsafe. A stalker can be someone you know, a current or past boyfriend or girlfriend or a stranger. Stalkers may engage in a variety…


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Kaleidoscopic Justice

We are very familiar with survivors being unsure of what justice looks like for them. We never define justice or healing for the survivors, victims, and their families; everyone’s journey is different. We recently discovered a great academic article that delves into what sorts of…


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Female Migrant Farmworkers Push Back Against Machismo and Abuse in California’s Wine Country (Interview with Verity included)

“Gender-based violence against women in the vineyards is a daily reality, according to Chris Castillo, executive director of Verity, an organization based in Sonoma that offers crisis intervention and support to women experiencing domestic and sexual abuse. ‘In the vineyards, there can be lots of…


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Verity is Recruiting Prevention & Intervention Volunteers/Interns for Summer 2016

Verity is Recruiting Volunteers & Interns for our Intervention and Prevention Departments! Crisis Line Counselors (CLCs) provide support and advocacy to survivors of sexual assault, their families and significant others on Verity’s 24/7 crisis line and in-person. The Summer 2016 CLC training will take place…


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Executive Director, Chris Castillo, on the KSRO Morning Show

Our Executive Director, Chris Castillo joined Sonoma County’s Morning News with Melanie Morgan on KSRO bright & early this morning to talk about what the ending of the rape statute of limitations means for survivors. Listen to the 4 minute segment below! http://www.ksro.com/would-ending-rape-statute-help-or-hurt-sexual-assault-victims-in-ca/


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Giám đốc điều hành, Chris Castillo, Hiển thị sáng KSRO

Giám đốc điều hành của chúng tôi, Chris Castillo tham gia Sonoma County Morning News với Melanie Morgan trên KSRO sáng & sáng sớm này để nói về ý nghĩa của các kết thúc của sự cưỡng hiếp giới hạn cho những người sống sót.…


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Director Ejecutivo, Chris Castillo, en el Show de mañana KSRO

Nuestro Director Ejecutivo, Chris Castillo se unió a Sonoma Condado Morning News con Melanie Morgan en KSRO brillante y temprano esta mañana para hablar sobre lo que significa el fin de la violación ley de prescripción para los sobrevivientes. Escuchar el segmento de 4 minutos…


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