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Issues Facing My Community

The following articles address issues within our communities such as: education reform, school safety and youth violence These educational materials are intended to provide valuable insight on these topics so that you can begin the process of understanding how to be a catalyst for change within your community.

Recent Issues Facing My Community Posts

The Dangers of Distracted Driving In Colorado

In 2016, distracted driving caused 40 accidents in Colorado per day, and in 2015 15,574 accidents and 68 deaths occurred due to distracted driving. Each year these numbers are rising making it clear that distracted driving has turned into an epidemic in Colorado. Although distracted driving is a problem across all age… Read More

Protecting Our Teen Daughters from Date Rape

Imagine sending your teenage daughter out on what she anticipates to be a fun, carefree date with a friend, new crush, or boyfriend only to receive her home confused, emotionally bruised and sexually assaulted. Date and acquaintance rape doesn’t always leave visible signs or scars, and it isn’t… Read More

Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners: The Critical Link for Victims

The medical and legal process that occurs after someone has been a victim of sexual violence can often be intimidating and frightening – sometimes causing victims to withdraw from the process completely, and often resulting in under-reporting and lower prosecution rates for these crimes. For someone who has… Read More

In Sex Crimes, Alcohol is the Weapon of Choice

Sexual perpetrators are more likely to use alcohol to subdue their sexual assault victims than guns, threats and fists, according to The Gazette. The issue of alcohol abuse and its role in sex crimes, particularly in the military, has caused the Department of Defense to redefine and label… Read More

SAVA: Sexual Assault Victim Advocate Center

“I feel like I finally know who I am. Like I’ve grown wings.” This is what one of the s (SAVA) clients had to say about the help they received. SAVA is a Colorado-based organization that focuses on crisis intervention, advocacy and counseling for people who have been… Read More