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Format: 2018-08-14
Format: 2018-08-14

Best Starts for Kids

Best Starts for Kids

Earlier this summer the KCSARC Board of Directors voted unanimously to endorse Best Starts for Kids. Here's why:

The Less than "Perfect Victim"

As anyone who follows the news knows, college sexual assault has been all over major media outlets recently. From the Rolling Stone article about a now contested gang rape at the University of Virginia, to the new film, The Hunting Ground, and Columbia student Emma Sulcowicz’s performance art piece, campus rape is getting a lot of attention, and many would argue rightly so. In a world where 1 in 5 women are sexually assaulted in college and administrations deal irresponsibly with the few cases that are reported, this issue should absolutely be addressed.

Keeping Secrets Removes All Light - Leaving Us Alone in the Dark

After watching the movie Titanic, I decided that going on a cruise       would never be an option. I witnessed people swimming franticly for help in sub-zero water or holding onto something to keep them afloat. It seemed like a frightening way to die.

I’ve spent most of my life treading water, fighting to stay alive, or giving up, thinking death would be the best way out.

For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.

When RealNetworks went public in 1997, the company’s leadership felt it was important to contribute to the common good, starting in their own backyard. that RealNetworks pledged to donate five percent of its after-tax profits to charitable causes—which led to the creation of the RealNetworks Foundation. Our guest blogger Kathryn Sheilds is the Foundation Director and has been a KCSARC supporter for many years.

Heroes and Heroines who are LOUD About Sexual Assault

“What are you doing to stop sexual assault and sexual violence?”

That’s what Haley Higgins asked the guests at our BE LOUD Breakfast this past February.

It’s a good question, especially for April’s Sexual Assault Awareness Month. And it turns out a lot of people are doing some impressive things – so I wanted to share with you my personal list of heroines and heroes.

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