Safety

Schools Not Prisons makes a powerful stop in Merced

25.07.2017 / By
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Above: Nearly 300 residents turned out for the #SchoolsNotPrisons event in downtown Merced earlier this month.

New Tool Helps Track, Document Rise in Hate Incidents

11.05.2017 / By
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NAM has also worked to help inform ethnic media on how to report and cover hate-related incidents. But when it comes to accurately documenting hate, there is in fact no national system in place. The FBI maintains its Uniform Crime Reporting Program which is slow to update and relies on reports from law enforcement agencies that may or – as is often the case – may not report such crimes.

‘Was it my fault?’ – Surviving Sexual Abuse

25.04.2017 / By
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It’s important to remember that many young victims of sexual abuse do not report their abuse until many years later, or never at all. What connects survivors who report and those who don’t is the sense of shame and the blame they carry on their shoulders. They need to know that they are not alone, and it is not their fault.