Domestic Violence Articles

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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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, 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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