April 24th is Denim Day in LA and the USA. Wearing jeans on Denim Day is one simple step toward starting a conversation about attitudes toward women and consent. So wear jeans and start a conversation. You might change someone's life for the better.
After a teen in California took her own life , her friends told her parents that she could no longer cope with the shame and bullying brought on by an assault (http://www.nj.com/news/index.ssf/2013/04/lawyer_california_girls_assaul.html) at a party.
A law from another time comes into play in a California rape case and results in the rapist's conviction being overturned. Guess what: if you're single in California, it's not illegal (http://www.salon.com/2013/01/04/california_court_victim_wasnt_married_rape_conviction_reversed/) for someone to…Read More
In a community that just regained some sense of pride after economic devastation from the steel industry moving out, an emotional and closely-watched trial drew to a close last night. The boys may be detained in a juvenile detention facility until age 21. It is heartening that the victim in this…Read More
Thank you so much to everyone who shared the information about the free screening Union County College offered in partnership with the New Jersey Coalition Against Sexual Assault (NJCASA.) Our audience included people from all over New Jersey who support survivors of sexual assault including law…Read More
According to Service Women's Action Network, over 3,000 cases of sexual assault in the military were reported for the 2011 fiscal year, representing an increase from the previous year. This problem isn't getting better; it's getting worse. If you are in the Union County, NJ area, you can see Kirby…Read More