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Archive for June, 2012

A re-post from…

June 26th, 2012

RAINN’s president and founder, Scott Berkowitz, discusses the Sandusky verdict “Today is a landmark day for survivors of sexual violence across the nation. This verdict shows the country that when allegations of such abuse are brought to light, they will be taken seriously and that a just outcome is possible.” To read the rest of [...]


A call for action… VAWA 10 Days of Action!

June 25th, 2012

There is a rally in D.C. to support The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) – see below for more details… Even if you are unable to attend – call, email, and write those that represent you! About VAWA: The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) is a landmark piece of legislation that sought to improve criminal [...]


The Sandusky Case – he’s guilty…

June 23rd, 2012

Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky was found guilty Friday night, June 22, 2012, of 45 counts related to sexual abuse of boys. You can find the story here: CNN – Sandusky Trial. Other stories about this case can be found at all major internet news websites. Needless to say, this is a [...]



June 19th, 2012

At RISE we believe that knowledge is a means to empowerment.  This blog is a place for members of Warren Wilson College to learn about the latest regarding RISE programs and activities – as well as space to deliver news and information about state and national issues that are important to RISE and the larger Warren Wilson [...]