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Key Campaign 2015

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Thanks to West Valley Small Group Communication class for cleaning the Kid’s Club!

Thank you to West Valley College Small Group Communication class who came to our Community Office on Friday, April... 

A Friend Next Door: Walk in Crisis Counseling

When a woman is in crisis, it can be hard to stay calm and analyze all the options. Our Crisis Intervention Advocates... 

Kathleen Krenek quoted in KGO-TV

Kathleen Krenek, Next Door’s Executive Director, was contacted by ABC’s David Louie to get her take... 

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Bystander 101: You can help end violence against women, but you have to stand up and do something.

According to Jackson Katz, educator, author, filmmaker, and cultural theorist: A bystander in the violence prevention field refers to “anyone who plays some role in an act of harassment, abuse or violence — but is neither the perpetrator nor the victim. They are someone who is present and thus potentially in position to discourage, prevent, […]

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Can Audrie’s Law Prevent Future Tragedies?

State Senator Jim Beall has introduced SB 838, named Audrie’s Law in memory of Saratoga High student Audrie Pott. Pott, who was raped at a student party in 2012, killed herself when pictures of the crime were posted by the assailants online. The bill has two major components. First, it closes a legal loophole. Currently, […]

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Military Rape: A Black Eye for Our Country

The subject of military rape is in the news on two fronts. A bill by New York Democratic Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is moving through Congress that will overhaul the way military rape cases are tried, taking a victim’s immediate commander out of the role of judge and jury and handing the case to a military […]

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