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As an organization we are constantly working to create a community of care for survivors of sexual- and gender-based violence

1. You must let the pain visit.
2. You must allow it teach you
3. You must not allow it overstay.

(Three routes to healing)
- Ijeoma Umebinyuo, Questions for Ada

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“The fact that we are here and that [we] speak these words is an attempt to break that silence and bridge some of those differences between us, for it is not difference which immobilizes us but silence.  And there are so many silences to be broken” – Audre Lorde

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“I have been in sorrow’s kitchen and licked out all the pots, then I have stood on the peaky mountain wrapped in rainbows, with a harp and a sword in my hands.”

-Zora Neale Hurston, Dust Tracks on a Road

In Kenya M. Fairley’s recently published book, With Harp and Sword:...

As college students head back to school, the media and social media are abuzz with daily news about filmmaker Nate Parker and his college roommate Jean Celestin who were accused of raping a woman—who later committed suicide—when they were students at Pennsylvania State...

In a video released on Saturday, four women dressed in all black stood before President Jacob Zuma as he addressed the nation to discuss the 2016 local government elections. These four women enacted a silent protest as he prepared to make his announcements. They sought...

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As the school year comes to a close and our children and youth prepare to spend their summer at camp or neighborhood swimming pools, at the beach, park barbecues or on the couch binging on Saturday morning cartoons, I remember Brownsville and how we vowed to take it ba...

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