Maria Wong and Brigitte Jia host an informative program about sexual assault awareness and prevention among teenagers. From discussing the novel, "Accused: A Retaliation Novel #2" by Yasmin Shiraz that focuses on the rampancy and consequences of sexual assault among teenagers on college campuses in Segment 1 to talking in depth about Brigitte Jia's article, "Roots of the Juvenile Court System" in Segment 2, Maria and Brigitte elicit and raise awareness of what sexual assault is, why it occurs, and college administrations's support towards sexual assault victims. In Segment 3 and 4, Javier Lopez, a preventive educator from the Community Violence Solutions and facilitator for the Male Ally Program, talks to Maria and Brigitte about preventive measures, the importance of consent, and educative programs for sexual assault awareness and prevention.
Remember, if you are a victim of sexual assault, know that you are not to blame. Call 911 immediately. For 24/7 additional help, call The National Sexual Assault Hotline at 1-800-656-4672.
Guest Bio Javier Lopez
Javier Lopez, a prevention educator who is part of Community Violence Solutions,
His phone number is (510) 417-0562. His bio is: Javier is prevention educator, for the Community Violence Solutions. He facilitates the Male Ally programming wherein young men learn about healthy masculinity and becoming allies to all women. To contact Community Violence Solutions 24/7 Hotline call 1-800-670-7273.
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