Sexual Assault Articles

Central New York, Community, Destiny USA, Sexual Assault

Vera House Hosts The Clothesline Project At Destiny USA

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Click the play button above to learn about the inspirational project that is set up by Vera House here in Syracuse, N.Y. Audio transcript: Clothesline Project Transcript By Riley Didier SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — From April 8th to April 15th, Vera House will host The Clothesline Project at Destiny USA in Syracuse. The Clothesline Project is […]

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Arts, Central New York, Sexual Assault, Syracuse

Students React to Allegations Against School of Architecture Professors

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Click “Play” to hear student reaction to the allegations made in the public spreadsheet. Audio Transcript: Hilepo_SUArchitectureReact_Script_4.9.18 By James Hilepo SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Students are reacting in the wake of a spreadsheet anonymously accusing five current and two former architecture professors at Syracuse University of inappropriate behavior. The list, which named over 150 professors […]

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Central New York, Community, Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, Sexual Assault

Vera House celebrates the 24th annual White Ribbon Campaign

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By Rachel Hoffman SYRACUSE N.Y. (N.C.C. NEWS)– This year marks the 24th annual White Ribbon Campaign for the Vera House.  The campaign’s goal is to raise awareness about sexual abuse and domestic violence. The campaign targets everyone–men, women, and children–of all ages, across Central New York.  Primarily, it is led by men who try to encourage […]

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Feature, Sexual Assault, Syracuse

Newhouse Military Student Overcomes Traumatic Childhood Experience

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Video Transcript: MyStoryScript By Anthony Mazzini SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications offers a program to active military men and women to learn more about media and journalism. The program includes members of all branches of the military, and one of this year’s Military Motion Media students is Sarah Ruiz, […]

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Central New York, Community, Domestic Violence, Non-profit, Sexual Assault

Vera House Educates the Community on February Being Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

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Click the Play button above to find out how Vera House is working to educate the community on teen dating violence since February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month. Audio Transcript: Stahl_Vera House Script By Shoshana Stahl SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – With February being National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month, organizations in […]

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Central New York, Sexual Assault, Sexual Awareness

Vera House: “Cultural Change” Needed Regarding Sexual Assault and Violence

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Syracuse, N.Y. — The national reckoning of sexual assault and misconduct has a spawned a social movement in the United States. On twitter, hashtags like #MeToo and #iWill have given victims an avenue to come forward and share their story. Since the fallout of Harvey Weinstein more than 34 men have been accused of some […]

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Central New York, Community, Domestic Violence, Education, Non-profit, Sexual Assault

The Importance of Speaking Up Against Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence

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By Ashley Burroughs SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS): A social media movement with the hashtag MeToo has become a platform to encourage sexual assault victims to talk about their personal experience and how they are getting over it. This hashtag started when actress, Alyssa Milano, posted a screenshot saying “If you’ve been sexually harassed or assaulted write ‘me […]

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Central New York, Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, Sexual Assault, Sexual Awareness, Syracuse

“It’s On Us” Week Starts at Syracuse University

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By Emma Pettersen SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)- This week marks the start of the “It’s On Us” Week of Action at Syracuse University. The “It’s On Us” campaign aims to educate college students about sexual assault and empower them to be active bystanders. Student Emily Durand is a member of the National Student Advisory Committee and […]

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