Moving Forward Together-Week 4

Thank you for following along with our 2021 SAAM journey. We hope we were able to highlight important intersections of Sexual Violence and the different resources that are available. This week we will be focusing on how Sexual Assault impacts the LGBTQ+ community and Black women and Black communities. What does it mean to move…

Welcome to our 2021 SAAM Blog!

On behalf of all of us here at Refuge House, we would like to welcome you to this year’s VIRTUAL SAAM Event! As you know, April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and this year our theme is “Moving Forward Together.” This past year we have faced unprecedented challenges navigating each day during the COVID-19 pandemic…

Refuge House devastated by community deaths, staff stands against brutality | By Meg Baldwin

A month has now passed since the murders of Oluwatoyin Ruth Salau and Victoria Sims. We don’t know the precise date of their deaths, because they were killed and their bodies hidden over a week that still holds secrets. Their friends and families, the people who loved them, were devastated by their loss.  Toyin Salau’s young life had already…