Monthly Archives: June 2012

10 Days of Action – Reauthorize the Real Violence Against Women Act

http://4vawa.org/pages/vawa-10-days-of-action-8560

Ten Days of Action begins June 26 with Washington DC as we Rally to SAVE THE REAL VAWA.

When:  June 26th from 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

Where: U.S. Capitol at 1st Street and Constitution Avenue.

Actions to SAVE VAWA will be taking place across the United States!  If you can’t make it to Washington DC, join others across the country or start your own rally, vigil, or walk in your area.

Click here to view a map of events across the country!

Information and tools online here

 

 

 

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Article by Olga Trujillo on getting through the Sandusky trial

My Dog Griffin: My Not-So Secret Strategy for Getting Through the Sandusky Trial

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Published on June 15, 2012 by Olga Trujillo, J.D. in The Sum of My Parts

I find summers, and in particular the month of June, challenging for me. My energy level goes down and everything seems a little harder. I suspect a lot of that comes from the memories of being abused during the summer months when I was growing up. My birthday falls at the end of June and with it come the anniversary dates of some of the worst abuse I suffered at the hands of my father and my brothers. So its no surprise that I often feel depressed and even more easily triggered in the summer and in particular in June.

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