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WEAVE Confidential Advocate Emily Zavala-Aguilar said worksheeets titled “My #1 Thing” were offered to students where they could fill in one thing they would do to stop domestic violence from occuring in their community. The event, which took place on Thursday, was held in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

Event educates and provides resources for domestic violence

October 9, 2019

A WEAVE Purple Ribbon Event for Domestic Violence Awareness Month took place on Thursday in the quad f...

To support survivors of sexual assault, wear denim on National Denim Day, which is on April 24.

Victim shaming plays a role in rape culture on college campuses

April 15, 2019

Because April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, conversations about sexual assault are taking place...

Chalk it Up event brings awareness to domestic violence

Chalk it Up event brings awareness to domestic violence

Dario Lizarraga, Connection Staff

October 18, 2018

Women Escaping A Violent Environment set up a table full of cards, pamphlets and information about sexual as...

Students were able to write messages on shirts from a table by the quad.

Event raises sexual harassment awareness

May 10, 2018

April was Sexual Assault Awareness Month and in the wake of the Iris Perez’s story of being sexual...

Winter clothes and supply drives bring donations to those in need

Victoria Blanco, Staff

November 29, 2017

The nonprofit organization Women Escape A Violent Environment and the Enriched Scholars Program have set up donation drives at Cosumnes River College for the holiday season which will benefit women, men and children affected by violence and foster youth students by providing them with toys and clothing. WEAVE gives an opp...

Speaker addresses unique aspects of domestic abuse within LGBTQ community

Elizabeth Rodriguez, Staff

October 30, 2017

A representative from Women Escaping A Violent Environment, Inc. provided basic knowledge of LGBTQ+ identities, addressed differences between sexual orientation, gender identity and a variety of other stereotypes that have been said about the community on Oct. 24. Nic Caballero, a registered social worker as well as a bilingual...

Campus display honors sexual assault survivors

April 21, 2016

Cosumnes River College’s Clothesline Project gave students, faculty and staff an opportunity to decorate a...

New campus partnership puts spotlight on sexual violence

Nick Valenzuela, Staff writer

May 6, 2015

One in five college women and one in 16 college men are survivors of sexual assault in the United States, according to the U.S. Department of Justice’s Campus Sexual Assault Study. In 1993, these numbers were 49 percent higher, according to the DOJ’s National Crime Victimization Survey. Through years of campaigning, various...

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