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Category: sexual violence

Sex Education Matters  Series (Part One)

  This is part of a series of blogs for Sex Ed For All Month and International Masturbation Month. Amanda is a Sexual Health Educator, Sex Therapist, and Violence Preventionist at MCEDSV, hoping to generate a conversation to discuss increasing access to age-appropriate, evidence-based, accurate, and affirming sexual health information  I carry with me stories… [ Read More ]

The Hidden Epidemic

    Indigenous nations and their citizens are facing a crisis caused by continued colonization. Indigenous women and girls are targets for violence at astounding rates; unfortunately,  this is widely unknown to others outside of the circles with connection to the community or the work. Over 500 distinct Nations exist within the boundaries of the… [ Read More ]

MCEDSV’s Official Statement On Jail and Prison Release and COVID-19

Contact: Sarah Prout-Rennie, JD MCEDSV Executive Director (517) 347-7000 EXT 14   ###  PRESS RELEASE April 6, 2020 For Immediate Release   MCEDSV STATEMENT ON JAIL AND PRISON RELEASE and COVID-19 The Michigan Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence (MCEDSV) represents over 73 domestic and sexual assault shelters and service providers. On behalf… [ Read More ]

Dealing With The Death Of An Offender

On January 26th, 2020, nine people – including basketball star Kobe Bryant, and his daughter Gianna – died in a horrific helicopter crash. While most of the world is mourning the loss of a basketball star and legend, others are struggling to navigate the complexities of Bryant’s legacy. Doting father (#girldad), loving husband, racial equity… [ Read More ]