“We are shouting from the rooftops that the only way to change – to truly irreversibly create lasting change in our culture – is to start with our youth.”
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“I have come to believe over and over again that what is most important to me must be spoken, made verbal and shared, even at the risk of having it bruised or misunderstood.” ― Audre Lorde
"It lets people know we’re not going to judge you and we’ll be here for you. We want you to be happy and safe, and no one deserves to be in an abusive relationship."
FreeFrom, a California-based nonprofit, has launched a self-help compensation tool for survivors of domestic violence.
This February, the Domestic Violence Awareness Project of the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence lends our voice and support to focus attention to young activists working to prevent and address gender-based violence and advance social justice.
The judge allowed scores of accusers to give victim impact statements during the sentencing. She said she took their statements into account, explaining that the others who spoke added to the credibility of the seven whose cases were before her.