Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and Judge Brett Kavanaugh both testified in front of the U.S. Senate judiciary committee in Washington Thursday. Ford says Kavanaugh — who is nominated for a life term on the US Supreme Court — attempted to rape her at a party during high school. She recounted the incident to Senators, and […]
Madison’s rape crisis center is hoping to expand in an area that they say many programs lack — bilingual and culturally specific staff for the area’s Latinx community. Sexual assaults are underreported across demographics, but experts say they’re especially underreported among Latinos. The Rape Crisis Center wants to change that, and they’re looking for grant […]
The Paths to Healing Conference is an effort put together by WCASA, Outreach, UNIDOS Against Domestic Violence, Proud Theater, Rape Crisis Center and the Canopy Center. It is a day-long conference that provides support and explores what we need to do as a community to respond to the needs of sexual abuse survivors. It is […]
Serving Dane County since 1973, the Rape Crisis Center (RCC) provides services to survivors (and their family and friends) of all forms of sexual violence, including recent sexual assault, past sexual assault, incest (past or present), sexual harassment, and sexual exploitation. Jan talks to Eileen Zeiger, Outreach Coordinator, about the activities and an upcoming movie […]
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. All month long we will be focusing on the Theme of No More Secrets: An Intimate Look at the Impact of Sexual Abuse. Joining Lilada in the studio for the month of April is Jillian Stacey. She is the new African-American Community Outreach Coordinator at Rape Crisis Center of Dane County. […]
A Republican lawmaker is proposing a “Sexual Assault Amnesty Bill” that would allow victims of sexual assault to seek assistance from authorities without worrying about being cited for underage drinking. The bill has support from law enforcement, university officials, and advocacy groups. But will it significantly impact the under-reporting of sexual assaults? Darien Lamen reports.