Mary Black Foundation ~ Weekly Blog Update Guest Blogger, April 6, 2021 April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month In 2020, Mary Black Foundation granted $25,000 to SAFE Homes for the first year of an eighteen-month grant to fund a full-time therapist...Read more
NSVRC (National Sexual Violence Resource Center) SAAM 2021 — We Can Build Safe Online Spaces History of Sexual Assault Awareness Month April 2021 marks the official 20th anniversary of Sexual Assault Awareness Month — but did you know we can trace...Read more
Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month What Is Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month? February is National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month (TDVAM). This is an issue that impacts everyone – not just teens –...Read more
The City of Spartanburg has launched the 21 days of Kindness Challenge to remind all of us about the importance of being kind to one another. This initiative was inspired by Dr. King’s notion of a “beloved community” and...Read more
What is the connection between domestic violence, sexual assault, and reproductive justice and how does it impact Black women?
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 20, 2021 By Alana C. Brown, founder and executive director of The Safe Sisters Circle Black women have a complicated historical and contemporary relationship with domestic violence and sexual abuse within the United States. This has resulted...Read more
Centering Youth at the Intersections of Homelessness and Gender-Based Violence for Teen DV Month 2021
by Breckan Erdman Winters, NRCDV Program Specialist This Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month (TDVAM), we’re centering the unique needs of runaway and homeless youth (RHY) experiencing relationship violence, particularly Black and Trans youth living at the intersections of multiple forms of oppression....Read more