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Spring 2018 Primary Survivors Group

Survivors Support Group A warm, safe, private setting with 3-6 members Understanding on how trauma has affected you Tools to help you manage difficult thoughts and feelings A chance to share support with other survivors     Who it helps: This group is for primary survivors of sexual trauma When: 6 weeks, Tuesdays,  Apr 3rd – May […]

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February Volunteer of the Month

MESA is pleased to spotlight Lindsey as our Volunteer of the Month. Lindsey is an invaluable part of our volunteer team. Lindsey has always been such a willing volunteer and makes every effort to participate in everything we do. Thank you, Lindsey, for your dedication to MESA and our community! Let’s hear from Lindsey! What do […]

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January Volunteer of the Month

MESA is pleased to spotlight Alyssa as our Volunteer of the Month. Alyssa is an invaluable part of our volunteer team. Alyssa has always been such a willing volunteer and makes every effort to participate in everything we do. Thank you, Alyssa, for your dedication to MESA and our community! Let’s hear from Alyssa! What do […]

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Join MESA’s Spring 2018 Volunteer Training!

Do you want to be the change? Volunteer with MESA! As a volunteer with MESA, you can: Provide support, information, and advocacy in-person at the hospital or police department Meet one-on-one with clients as part of healing and recovery Assist with support groups And more! The dates for the Spring 2018 hotline advocate training are: […]

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December Volunteer of the Month

  MESA is pleased to spotlight Mallory as our Volunteer of the Month. Mallory is an invaluable part of our volunteer team. Mallory has always been such a willing volunteer and makes every effort to participate in everything we do. Thank you, Mallory, for your dedication to MESA and our community! Let’s hear from Mallory! What […]

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Is the Louis CK Apology any Different?

      Just a few of the powerful men in Hollywood accused of sexual assault or harassment.     Twenty-six. I did some research to get the number right, though I’m sure it has risen by now. As I typed the words into Google, I found that my heart was pounding. I didn’t want […]

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Untangling Kevin Spacey’s Apology

Amid the deluge of high-profile disclosures of sexual assault and harassment experienced at the hands of the upper echelons of Hollywood come more stories of sexual misconduct from Kevin Spacey. Many of these disclosures come from male-identified actors, some of whom were minors at the time of the assault. In his response to the first […]

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Wellbeing Check

Wellbeing Check Sexual assault has been all over the news. Are you… Feeling inspired or triggered by #MeToo? Feeling empowered or overwhelmed by media coverage of sexual assault? Excited or anxious about spending time with family during the holidays? Take time to prioritize YOU. Join a safe space to discuss your emotions and responses, share […]

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Title IX 101 – What’s All the Fuss About?

Title IX has received a lot of attention recently. Since the law impacts educational institutions and students across the nation, it is worth taking a closer look at what Title IX is, how it has been used in the past, and what has changed under the new administration. The Education Amendments act of 1972 included […]

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November Volunteer of the Month

MESA is pleased to spotlight Gabby as our Volunteer of the Month. Gabby is an invaluable part of our volunteer team. Gabby has always been such a willing volunteer and makes every effort to participate in everything we do. Thank you, Gabby, for your dedication to MESA and our community! Let’s hear from Gabby! It really […]

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