April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and part of the campaign’s focus is to change the culture. Rape Culture is defined as a society or environment whose prevailing social attitudes have the effect of normalizing or trivializing sexual assault. Some examples that are associated with rape culture are victim blaming, sexual . . . → Read More: I Believe You
This past Saturday Representative Darrell Issa held two town hall meetings. In the morning town hall when he was asked about the whispering of a budget that would cut funding to the Office of Violence Against Women he promised to keep that from happening. Representative Issa said he will continue to work hard . . . → Read More: Small Victory in the Battle to Save DV Funding
On Wednesday March 8th WRC is asking that you join us in our action of support to A Day Without Women. It falls on International Women’s Day a global celebration of the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender . . . → Read More: A Call To Action
Lunch Seating 11:30 $20.00 USD 1:00 $20.00 USD Donate $20.00 . . . → Read More: Outback Lunch
Imagine being a small child, listening most nights to your parents fighting, your parents anger erupting in physical violence- it is constant and seems to never stop. We at WRC offer parents and their children a worry free haven to escape the violence in their home life. After such disruption in their world, . . . → Read More: Summer Camp Campaign
In San Diego, sex trafficking brings approximately $810 million in generated revenue. California is one of the top four states in the US for Human Trafficking and San Diego has been listed as one of the 13 cities that is a high intensity child prostitution area by the FBI. So what do we do . . . → Read More: Human Trafficking Awareness Month
Take a few moments and pull up your search engine on your phone, I-Pad, or laptop. Type “Sexting” into the search field like I did, and you might get similar results to mine.
The first few links will pop up all of your familiar trendy magazine headlines, a few dictionary site definitions, . . . → Read More: The Importance of Open Communication With Your Kids: Sexting
Prevention Is Possible
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and this year we are focused on stopping sexual violence before it happens. Respect and equality are the foundation of creating a culture that makes it impossible for violence and oppression to thrive. Prevention begins with us, the individual and from there will grow.
As . . . → Read More: Sexual Assault Awareness Month
Helping Our Teens Set Healthy Boundaries
February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month and it is the perfect time to talk about Healthy Relationships with our children. Start the conversations before the child starts dating. A great way to help teens identify an unhealthy relationship is discussing boundaries. Here are a few talking . . . → Read More: Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month