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SBB SPOTLIGHTS

St. Louis Turns Teal for Start by Believing Day

The YWCA Metro St. Louis, along with St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department and 17 area hospitals, spearheaded a brand new Start by Believing campaign that turned the city teal! The Wheel at St. Louis Union Station, the Civil Courts Building, the Planetarium, and libraries through the county lit up in honor of Start by Believing Day. read more

Campaigns in Eastern Tennessee are “Small But Mighty!”

Scott and Sullivan counties in Eastern Tennessee both launched campaigns in April 2021, in honor of Start by Believing Day. These small but mighty campaigns demonstrated creativity and resourcefulness to connect with their communities through newspapers, social media, yard signs, restaurant and grocery store signs, and more! read more

IN THE MEDIA


After The Assault Podcast

After The Assault is a podcast from Capital Public Radio that aims to change the conversation around sexual violence to better support survivors seeking healing and justice. Host Sammy Caiola helps listeners understand survivor experiences in the aftermath of sexual violence and during police investigations. And they explore a crucial question: How can sexual assault survivors find a path to healing even when justice isn’t served? read more

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The Power of a Survivor-Centered Process

One brave student survivor, Brie Sivy, first brought Start by Believing to the campus of Ohio University. This gripping 30-minute documentary shows Brie’s journey from victim to survivor, to aspiring social worker. It powerfully illustrates the effects of trauma on memory, and shows the positive impact possible when police and advocacy work together with a common goal. read more

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The first Wednesday in April is Start by Believing Day!

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