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…

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Hispanic and Male Survivors of Sexual Assault

This week we are focusing on communities who may feel isolated when talking about sexual assault. Various cultural norms, stereotypes, and stigmas can make it difficult to come forward and disclose that you are a victim or survivor of sexual violence. Below we elaborate on different tools and resources available for both Hispanic and male…

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Refuge House Looks To The Future As Emily Mitchem Takes The Reins

by Marina Brown, Special to the Tallahassee Democrat April 5, 2021 Birthdays are days for celebrating not only what has passed, but the expectation of what is to come. That was the case when Tallahassee’s Refuge House, an organization that provides direct services to victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, and to their children and families…

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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…

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Refuge House Unveils Exciting New Format for Annual Golf Tournament

Refuge House will be holding the 21st Annual Golf Tournament with a new and exciting format this year in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month!  The Social Distance Classic, a revolutionary new format,allows golfers to show their support for Refuge House by paying their tournament fee and completing their round anytime from October 1st through…

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