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How I Came to Write a Discussion Guide

Written by Leah Wardlaw, Advocacy Center TC United Way Summer of Service Intern I first read Know My Name last year for “pleasure reading,” meaning that I wasn’t asked to read it for a class. I was struck by the rawness of Chanel Miller’s writing, how elegantly she wove together strings of emotions, from thick…

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April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Child Abuse Prevention Month

——————————————————————————————————————————————— Written by Becky Baines, Advocacy Center Community Engagement Specialist April is both Child Abuse Prevention & Sexual Assault Awareness Month. These months are dedicated to raising awareness about the impacts of all forms of sexual violence and child abuse on survivors and the community while also highlighting the work being done to promote healthy…

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Reclaiming Agency Through Yoga & Other Practices

Written by our Youth Educator Katrina Clark, as a #WeeklyWisdom for the Community Coalition for Healthy Youth. Yoga provides us with an opportunity to reconnect with ourselves – our breath, our bodies, our movement, our thoughts, and other sensations. A yoga practice can serve as a way to cultivate a sense of agency, or creative…

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