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What is sexual assault?

Anytime someone is forced, coerced and/or manipulated into any unwanted or illegal sexual activity, it is a sexual assault. Sexual assault or abuse are terms we use in our work to talk about the broad spectrum of unwanted or illegal behaviors. The term sexual assault, used throughout our site, is generally used in reference to adults. When it involves a child or teen who has been victimized, we frequently use the term child sexual abuse.

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KCSARC is an independent nonprofit serving survivors and their families throughout King County and engaging communities in building a world without sexual assault.

KCSARC’s long history as a trusted and expert resource gives us the experience and expertise to empower survivors, change attitudes, shape statewide policy, remove barriers, and hold systems accountable.

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Drawing on Our Strength Sept. 29

Join our conversation with a champion for the rights of sexual assault survivors, Amanda Nguyen, founder of Rise, Nobel Prize nominee, and fierce advocate who’s teaching the world how to win, at this year’s Drawing on Our Strength virtual fundraiser.

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Hear more of Haley’s story by registering for Drawing on Our Strength, a fundraiser for King County Sexual Assault Resource Center September 29 at noon. Internationally recognized advocate Amanda Nguyen joins us in conversation at this virtual event, and you can join in the Q&A. Register at bit.ly/haley-kcsarc. ... See MoreSee Less

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