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TALK San Francisco: Untested Rape Kits

Monday, 30 May 2016
San Francisco, CA
On Wednesday, June 1st, our San Francisco Bay Area Committee held its second TALK SF event focused on the rape kit backlog.
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April: A Month of Healing, Education and Advocacy

As we and our community mobilizes with the renewed commitment to change these statistics—and create a world free of this violence—I wanted to share with you some of the exciting, hopeful, important work that’s happening at Joyful Heart this month.
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Joyful Heart Foundation x Me&Ro Hosted by GenerationJOY

Monday, 30 May 2016
New York, NY
In honor of Mother’s Day, next generation advocates Sophia Schrager, Ava Schrager, Emma Lasry, Ana Novogratz, and Gaby Novogratz hosted a Me&Ro shopping event on Sunday April 10th at the home of Rita Schrager to benefit the Joyful Heart Foundation’s transformative work.
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More than a Marathon

March 4, 2016 | BY Maile Zambuto, Chief Executive Officer | FILED UNDER JHF BLOG >
This Sunday marks our eighth marathon of Law & Order: SVU with USA Network.
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Joyful Heart Groundbreaking Celebrity PSAs Address Myths, Societal Attitudes that Confront Male Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse

March 2, 2016
Joyful Heart Foundation
The Joyful Heart Foundation and 1in6 – in partnership with Viacom – today launched a new series of print and broadcast public service announcements (PSAs) that speak to the excuses and societal attitudes that male survivors of sexual abuse are confronted with and direct viewers to resources for help.
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It’s Not “Just A Women’s Issue.” Men Are Survivors Too.

March 2, 2016 | BY Maile Zambuto, Joyful Heart Foundation CEO, and Steve LePore, 1in6 Executive Director | FILED UNDER JHF BLOG >
We’ve all heard the dismissive refrains—things like “that doesn’t happen to guys,” “what kind of guy would let that happen to him,” or “he seems just fine to me.”
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A New Super Bowl Ad Premieres about a Friend Who May Need Help. Know When. Know How.

The Super Bowl 50 NO MORE ad highlights that recognizing the signs of abuse can potentially help someone. It demonstrates how starting a conversation that might help change—or even save—someone’s life begins with each of us.
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After St. George’s: Responding Differently, Together

The revelation this week about decades of unaddressed sexual abuse and assault at a New England school offers some important reminders about the power of community.
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Two Ways To Say NO MORE Today: October 25

October 23, 2015 | BY Joyful Heart | FILED UNDER JHF BLOG >
To commemorate Domestic Violence Awareness Month today, Joyful Heart, in collaboration with our very special partners, gives you two ways to say NO MORE to domestic violence and sexual assault.
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Our Stories, Our Work: Joyful Heart Updates and Events in Hawai‘i

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, a time when communities across the state and country focus on raising visibility and creating change.  Domestic violence thrives when communities are silent, so this month is about ending that silence and encouraging everyone to take a stand.

In Hawai‘i, there are many local activities talking place to recognize Domestic Violence Awareness Month. We invite you to read about some of them and check out even more from Hawai‘i Says NO MORE.

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