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SBB SPOTLIGHTS

Orange County, NY Embraces Start by Believing

When COVID struck, the Orange County, New York Sexual Assault Response Team went virtual. This new setting allowed more team members to participate, and the Mental Health Association in Orange County, Inc. (MHA) realized it was the perfect time to introduce Start by Believing. The team voted unanimously to adopt the campaign, and just like that, a new initiative was born. read more

University of South Alabama Starts by Believing!

In spite of COVID-19, the Title IX Violence Prevention team at the University of South Alabama (Jaguars) launched an inspiring Start by Believing campaign, finding ways to connect with students virtually! read more

IN THE MEDIA

No Grey Zone Podcast

EVAWI’s Joanne Archambault was recently invited to join Kathryn Marsh and Melissa Hoppmeyer on No Grey Zone, a podcast providing a frank and honest discussion related to sexual assault, harassment, child exploitation, domestic and workplace violence. Kathryn and Melissa talked with Joanne about the Start by Believing campaign, including the history of the movement and the 10th Anniversary. read more

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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