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Salvation Army Prepping For Big Thanksgiving Meal

Mobile, AL (WKRG)

Hundreds of people and families in need will get the guarantee of a hot meal on Thanksgiving.  Workers at the Salvation Army are putting the finishing touches on one of their biggest events of the year.   229 more words

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#Me Too

Me too.

Two simple words. I’ve seen this hashtag take off like crazy, watched as hundreds of thousands of women and men share their stories of sexual harassment and sexual assault. 815 more words

Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) and Wind River

The Wind River film touched on many issues that Native people face. A wildlife officer, the protagonist, found the body of an 18-year-old Native woman; an autopsy later revealed that she was raped.  539 more words

Tribal Law Journal

A journalist’s pocket guide to covering domestic violence in Indian Country

by AJ Earl

For a majority of Indigenous people in the United States, interpersonal violence is a sad fact of life. In 2016, the National Institute of Justice reported that 84 percent of Native Americans were the victims of violence. 594 more words

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MCSO Heads to Texas To Help

Mobile County, AL (WKRG)

Members of the MCSO are on their way to Texas.  They’re taking one of their large mobile response vehicles to help first responders.   133 more words

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Women Who Should Be In Prison

I’ve decided to start listing occasions where Judges forget how to do their jobs.

It seems to me that the courts don’t want to send women to prison, … 6,515 more words

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YWCA Staff Attorney, NWIRP/VAWA internship, ACLU internship, National Health Law Program Attorney and Fellow positions

Due July 26:  Sexual Violence Legal Services (YWCASeattle/King/Snohomish) Staff Attorney

Application Deadline: Wednesday, July 26, 2017

The YWCA’s Sexual Violence Legal Services (SVLS) aims to improve the legal response to survivors of sexual violence through (1) holistic legal representation in King and Snohomish Counties; (2) consultations for survivors, attorneys and advocates assisting survivors; (3) trainings and education for legal professionals and advocates; and, (4) brief services and resources for survivors, attorneys and sexual assault advocates statewide. 355 more words

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