Find Your Voice RETURNS!

Our first workshop was so successful, we’ve added another! Guided To Safety presents’s … “Find Your Voice – Ending Violence” a dating abuse awareness workshop series for teens Session 1: Dating Abuse 101 Monday, April 7, 6:30-8:00pm * types of abuse, cycle of abuse, warning signs, healthy relationships Recommended for 7th-12th graders Session 2: […]

FIND YOUR VOICE Workshop Series

One more week before our upcoming series for teens on dating abuse!  There are a few seats remaining.  No cost.  Snacks will be served.  With 1 in 3 teens being physically, emotionally, or sexually abused in a dating relationship, how can we afford to not raise the awareness of our youth? Contact us now,, […]

Your Life is Priceless – Don’t be a Statistic

3-hour Intensive Event – a Lifetime of Empowerment! Saturday, January 25 9:00am – noon Petaluma Community Center Produced by: The Spitfire Club Benefiting: Guided To Safety

A Warning To Teens Before They Start Dating

By Jan Joffman NY Times Photos: Joe Jaszewski BOISE, Idaho — After studies emerged more than a decade ago showing that the highest rates of physical and sexual assault happen to women ages 16 to 24, programs to prevent abusive relationships have concentrated on high school and college students. Students from North Junior High School […]

App Could Save Your Life

New App Lets People in Abusive Relationships Seek Help Quickly by Laura Beck Jezebel Aspire News is a new app out for iPhone and Android that’s made for people in abusive relationships. It’s an interesting idea, and one that might actually help a lot of people.From Look Into the Mind: It’s disguised as a regular […]

Talking to My Son About #Rapeface

by Sandra Hawkin Diaz VP, Marketing and Communications, Canadian Women’s Foundation HuffPost Living Last week my 12-year-old son and his friends used a term I hadn’t heard before: “rape face.” The next day I saw his buddy tag a photo of himself on Instagram with #rapeface. So we sat down to talk. When I asked […]

13 Characteristics of a Date Rapist

13 Characteristics of a Date Rapist

by Me Ra Koh In response to the Steubenville Rape Trial, I want to share one of the most powerful lists you’ll ever read. Before photography, I spoke around the country on the topic of sexual assault after publishing my first book, Beauty Restored: Finding Life and Hope After Date Rape. Whenever I would read this […]

Eliminate Untested Rape Kit Backlog

Eliminate Untested Rape Kit Backlog

ACTION ALERT: Ask your senator to help eliminate the backlog of untested rape kits by supporting Senate Bill 822. It’s as easy as a call or a tweet. Learn more here: #ActWithRAINN #endthebacklog

In Love & In Danger

In Love & In Danger

In Love and in Danger:  a teen’s guide to breaking free of abusive relationships With one out of three adolescents experiencing some form of physical, emotional/verbal, or sexual abuse by a boyfriend or girlfriend, our youth need to know where they can turn for help.  In Love and in Danger, by MSW Barry Levy, is […]

Our District Attorney on Domestic Violence

From the October 21, 2013 Press Democrat’s “Letters to the Editor …” Domestive Violence EDITOR: October marks Domestic Violence Awareness Month. As we pause to reflect on the toll this crime takes on our community, we realize that one in four women will be a victim. At a recent luncheon in Santa Rosa, California Supreme […]