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The Vagina Monologues at Sonoma State University (2015)

March 5, 6, 7 at 7:30 PM (doors open at 7 PM) The Cooperage, Sonoma State University Campus Buy Tickets Online at Sonoma State University proudly presents the 2015 production of Eve Ensler’s The Vagina Monologues. During the past several months, over 40 Sonoma…

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NO 2015 Super Bowl Ad Highlights Domestic Violence

NO, a national movement to raise public awareness and engage bystanders around ending domestic violence and sexual assault, has created a powerful public service announcement for this Sunday’s Super Bowl. Though a shorter 30-second version will be used for the Super Bowl, a longer…

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Board of Supervisors Recognize Human Trafficking Awareness Month

At the January 13 Sonoma County Board of Supervisors meeting, January 6 to February 12 was recognized as Human Trafficking Awareness Month in Sonoma County. The staff of Verity were there along with many other community agencies, including: Santa Rosa Police Department Sonoma County Commission…

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January Crisis Line Counselor Training, Call for Volunteers

Verity, Sonoma County’s Rape Crisis & Trauma Center, is now accepting applications for volunteer Crisis Line Counselor/Sexual Assault Advocates and our Winter ’15 Crisis Line training class! Our volunteer program offers you: Certification as a Sexual Assault Counselor (Penal Code 1035.2) Transferable career experience for those studying Social…

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#GivingTuesday launches a season of giving

Today Verity joins #GivingTuesday, a first of its kind effort that will harness the collective power of a unique blend of partners—charities, families, businesses and individuals—to transform how people think about, talk about and participate in the giving season. Coinciding with the Thanksgiving Holiday and…

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Up From Pain

The New York Times I WAS away at college doing much of nothing, just pushing back against sorrow as it pressed down. My mother called. She told me someone wanted to speak to me. There was a silence on the line, and then words: “What’s…

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Take the Pledge: #ItsOnUs

One in five women on college campuses has been sexually assaulted. Only 12 percent of those cases are reported. It’s on us to stop sexual assault, to get in the way before it happens, to get a friend home safe, and to not blame the…

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Buyer Beware

by Shared Hope International Who are they … the men who buy trafficked children? You might be surprised – the talented star athlete … the young man who packs your groceries … the father next door…. Whoever they are – wherever they live – you…

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Local activists hope some good will come from Rice story

BY ELIZABETH M. COSIN THE PRESS DEMOCRAT Local activists say they hope there’s a lesson gleaned from the disturbing story of Ray Rice, the NFL running back who was cut by his team and suspended indefinitely Monday by the NFL for knocking out his now-wife…

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When Women Succeed, America Succeeds

SAVE THE DATE! Please join Congressman Mike Thompson and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi  for When Women Succeed, America Succeeds An economic agenda for women and families Date: Thursday, August 14,2014 Time: Doors open at 9:30 a.m. Program: 10:00-11 :30 a.m. Where: Sonoma State University, Student…

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