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1,400 views in 3 days. I don’t think that, that number—despite the embarrassing number of times I have refreshed my Vimeo page—has sunk in yet.
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See You at the Finish Line!

We're always stronger together. This is something I've always known, and have really come to appreciate in the process of preparing for this race.
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Introducing the new

We're proud to share the new, our website dedicated to shining a light on and ending the rape kit backlog—hundreds of thousands of rape kits collected in the aftermath of a sexual assault, sitting untested in police and crime lab storage facilities.
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Running Anyway

It’s only been recently that I’ve realized that I run for several reasons. I run to get out the emotions that had been trapped inside for so long. I run to exhaust myself so that I can sleep at night without the nightmares. Mostly I run to feel strong, to feel in control. When I’m running, no one can get to me; I am fearless.
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Kyle: Conquering 26.2 Miles for JOY

There [is] some kind of connection between the capacity to love and the capacity to love running. Training has been a labor of love and a learning process. Through it, I’ve come to realize a few things not only about myself, but also about the similarities between preparing for something like a marathon and advocating for survivors of abuse.

JoyROCKS 2013: Celebrating Our Los Angeles Community and the Launch of the NO MORE PSA Campaign

Thursday, 26 September 2013
Los Angeles, CA
On the evening of Thursday, September 26, 2013 at our biennial Los Angeles event, JoyROCKS, the Joyful Heart staff, board, LA committee members and 350 of our dedicated supporters turned out to celebrate Joyful Heart’s work and the launch the NO MORE PSA campaign.
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Introducing the NO MORE PSA Campaign

Today, with great excitement, gratitude and pride, we reveal an unprecedented PSA campaign for NO MORE. Directed by Joyful Heart's Founder & President, Mariska Hargitay, our cast includes more than 40 celebrities and public figures who have joined the campaign—added their voices—to say NO MORE to domestic violence and sexual assault.
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Turn Headlines Into Action

Recent news headlines this summer have been full of harrowing cases of sexual assault and domestic violence, reminding us that there is so much yet to be done. Help us turn headlines into action.
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Urge Congress to Fund Testing of Rape Kits

This month, both the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate advanced spending bills that include $117 million in grants that would help states and local governments to test backlogged DNA samples. We must tell our representatives to make this funding a priority.
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Introducing Pura Vida Bracelets in Support of JHF and NO MORE

June 24, 2013 | BY JoannaColangelo | FILED UNDER JHF BLOG >
We are excited to launch our new NO MORE Pura Vida bracelet, a product of the creative brains at Joyful Heart and the innovative thinkers at Pura Vida bracelets.
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