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Spotlight on Palm Beach County, Florida

EVAWI is pleased to spotlight the great work on behalf of sexual assault survivors in Palm Beach County, Florida. With support from the State Attorney's Office, professionals throughout the county are adopting a Start by Believing philosophy and promoting positive change in many creative ways. read more

Quad Cities of Illinois and Iowa

In April 2018, Family Resources, Survivor Services, a dual sexual assault and domestic violence services agency, began a Start by Believing campaign covering eight counties in the "quad cities" area of Illinois and Iowa. read more

IN THE NEWS

Prosecutor Clearly States that SLO County Starts by Believing

As a prosecutor of sexual assault and child sexual abuse, I know far too well that many survivors of these lurid crimes live with deep pain for decades, or for a lifetime, without telling anyone of the abuse. Sadly, there are many widely believed myths in society — our jury pools — that promote skepticism and cynicism towards those brave survivors who eventually report sexual abuse.
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National Sexual Assault Expert Trains VT Law Enforcement

Dr. Kimberly Lonsway will train Vermont Law enforcement on best practices for working with sexual assault survivors. The statewide training will be held in Bolton Friday. Over 75 Vermont law enforcement officers, prosecutors victim advocates, and allied professionals are expected to attend the day-long training.
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JOIN CITIES, COUNTIES AND STATES THAT START BY BELIEVING

The first Wednesday in April is Start by Believing Day!

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