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Advocating Awareness

This article written by Shane Donglasan originally appeared in The Observer on July 30, 2018. Minnah Stein has been nationally recognized for her work addressing sexual assault in Sarasota high schools. Minnah Stein is on a mission to educate Sarasota high school students about a difficult, yet pervasive topic. A 17-year-old recent graduate of Pine … Continue reading

Education / In The News / Safety

EMPOWERU Named Ally on Deeds Not Words Website

I am very excited to announce that Deeds Not Words has listed EMPOWERU as one of its allies on the DeedsNotWords.com site. Woo hoo! This is an exciting opportunity because it broadens the reach of EMPOWERU, enabling me to connect with so many more people and offer educational resources and activism opportunities to people worldwide. I … Continue reading

Education / Safety / SSAIS

What is Title IX?

In this short excerpt from the Stop Sexual Assault in Schools’ video Sexual Harassment: Not in Our School! students watch a presentation that explains Title IX protections. I was honored that some of my friends and I could contribute our voices to the video. Click here to watch the full video  and Part 2. Sexual Harassment: Not … Continue reading

Education / Safety / SSAIS

Hidden Horror of K-12 School Sex Assaults Revealed by AP

Relying on state education records, supplemented by federal crime data, a yearlong investigation by The Associated Press uncovered roughly 17,000 official reports of sex assaults by students over a four-year period, from fall 2011 to spring 2015. Though that figure represents the most complete tally yet of sexual assaults among the nation’s 50 million K-12 … Continue reading

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Free Video “Sexual Harassment: Not In Our School!” is Now Available

I am so happy to announce that Sexual Harassment: Not in Our School! is now available. I invite you to preview the free video and related materials at ssais.org/video and to share this game-changing resource with everyone you know. You can locate specific content using the Video Contents link at ssais.org/video. You may also click on the image below to go directly to the … Continue reading