WE'RE ON A MISSION
The Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape is working to eliminate all forms of sexual violence and to advocate for the rights and needs of victims of sexual assault.
“I know and believe that the words I repeatedly use have an impact on who I am.” – Al Walker, Sheep Thief
Next up in our guest blog series, Tara Murtha discusses the vital role journalists play in shaping the public perspective of sexual violence.
Lately, it’s been all rape, all the time in the news.
Kicking off our guest blog series, Marylee Sauder talks about how to talk early and talk often with middle school students.
It’s a bleak Friday afternoon in a classroom with a loud, overactive radiator. The 25 eighth-graders are looking straight ahead at the unfamiliar presenter in front of them. Some students are squirming and smirking. Others appear hesitant, and a few look downright distressed.
A version of this article was originally posted on the UMN Women’s Center Blog.
HARRISBURG—The Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape and Prevent Child Abuse Pennsylvania will sponsor a collection drive to support the delivery of services to victims of child sexual assault across Pennsylvania and the HERO project Saturday at Beaver Stadium in State College.
HARRISBURG - The Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (PCAR) released a letter to the Penn State University Board of Trustees today offering resources, insight and expertise on child sexual abuse in light of the allegations against former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky.
Halloween is big business. According to the National Retail Federation, Americans spent $1.8 billion on Halloween costumes in 2010.
At this time of year, with students navigating new classrooms and the start of busy fall schedules, there’s always a buzz of excitement in the air. The new school year is upon us.
May is Mental Health Month. And when you are part of the movement to end sexual violence, you can’t help but intersect with mental health. It’s a cyclical relationship. People with a range of mental health issues are at greater risk of experiencing sexual violence, and people who experience sexual violence are at a greater risk of having mental health issues.