Sean Smith- VAVP

Today we talked with Sean Smith, board member on the Virginia Anti-Violence Project about two exciting upcoming events in Richmond: NERVE: Stories of Queer Resilience and the Start By Believing project

 

Listen to the show here

 

For more information about NERVE VAVP’s Website  or VAVP’s facebook

More information on Richmond’s Start By Believing Project coming soon!

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The V Word: Ryan Morris from the YWCA of Richmond

ryanmorrisRyan Morris from the YWCA of Richmond comes on the show to talk about #whYWait – a new prevention awareness program for teen dating violence prevention and awareness and #wearorangeforlove for Tuesday, February 10th. Wear orange to show your support to end teen dating violence.

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Resources:

YWCA of Richmond 

Fatima Smith broadcasting out of WRIR for the V Word

The V Word with guest Fatima Smith talking about #whywait

On Today’s show, Fatima Smith from the YWCA of Richmond stops by to talk about #whYWait and their new teen program for Teen Dating Awaresness Month.

You can listen to the show here

and tune in Monday, February 9th, to hear Fatima talk more about African American women survivors of domestic violence and the disparities of services on our sister show: Community Conversations on Recovery.

Resources:

WRIR

YWCA of Richmond

Title IX on College Campuses – Part IV

 

Today we  continue our talk with Ted Lewis, Associate Director LGBTQ Campus Life at the University of Richmond, about Title IX, what this means for campuses in protecting students that have experienced sexual harassment and/or sexual violence, as well as it’s implications on LGBTQ students.

 

Listen to today’s episode here

Did you miss Parts 1,2,and 3? Listen to the entire show here

 

 

 

Do you need help or information?  Here are some options…

 

You can call  the Virginia Family Violence and Sexual Assault Hotline at 1-800-838-8238. They can connect you with local agencies, services, as well as university services.

If you have been assaulted and feel comfortable with calling the police, call 911.

You can now text/chat The Virginia Hotline Monday through Friday 4pm-8pm at http://www.vsdvalliance.org/

Text: (804) 793-9999 Monday-Friday 4pm-8pm to speak to someone today!

If you have been assaulted in the last 72 hours you can get a  forensic exam to collect evidence and receive medical care. You can do this with and without reporting to the police as well.

Want to share a story or ask a question?  Email me at thevword.radio@gmail.com or tweet me at my twitter account:  @preventviolence.  You can read the transcript for this show and past shows on my blog at www.thevword.org

Today’s host was Carol Olson. The V Word is recorded in the studios of WRIR-LP 97.3 and streamed at wrir.org, The V Word is co-produced by Carol Olson and Jenn Gallienne. Music was created by The Etching Tin

Title IX on College Campuses – Part III

Today we  continue our talk with Ted Lewis, Associate Director LGBTQ Campus Life at the University of Richmond, about Title IX, what this means for campuses in protecting students that have experienced sexual harassment and/or sexual violence, as well as it’s implications on LGBTQ students.

 

This is Part 3 of a 4 part series so please stay tuned! We will be posting the discussion in it’s entirety soon for those that want to listen to it all the way through.

 

Listen to Part 3 Here

 

Do you need help or information?  Here are some options…

 

You can call  the Virginia Family Violence and Sexual Assault Hotline at 1-800-838-8238. They can connect you with local agencies, services, as well as university services.

If you have been assaulted and feel comfortable with calling the police, call 911.

You can now text/chat The Virginia Hotline Monday through Friday 4pm-8pm at http://www.vsdvalliance.org/

Text: (804) 793-9999 Monday-Friday 4pm-8pm to speak to someone today!

If you have been assaulted in the last 72 hours you can get a  forensic exam to collect evidence and receive medical care. You can do this with and without reporting to the police as well.

Want to share a story or ask a question?  Email me at thevword.radio@gmail.com or tweet me at my twitter account:  @preventviolence.  You can read the transcript for this show and past shows on my blog at www.thevword.org

Today’s host was Carol Olson. The V Word is recorded in the studios of WRIR-LP 97.3 and streamed at wrir.org, The V Word is co-produced by Carol Olson and Jenn Gallienne. Music was created by The Etching Tin