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February 25, 2021 5 min

In this episode of History You Should Know, we learn about the Memphis Riots of 1866, including the stories of two survivors, Lucy Smith and Frances Thompson.

 

Learn more:

  • Sexual Violence and the Memphis Riot
  • Frances Thompson, Survivor of the Memphis Massacre
  • 10 Trans Women Pioneers They Definitely Didn’t Tell You About In History Class
  • Memphis Riot, 1866
  •  Visit www.pcar.org/podcasts for show notes and transcripts. 

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    In this episode of History You Should Know, we highlight Anita Hill and Kimberlé Crenshaw. Many people know about both of these extraordinary women, but during this episode we learn about how they crossed paths during the 1991 Supreme Court Nomination Hearings of Justice Clarence Thomas.

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  • Anita Hill, Brandeis University
  • How History Changed Anita Hill
  • We Still Haven’t Learned From Anita Hill’s Testimony
  • Kimberlé W. Crensha...
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    This episode we are joined by Family Support Line and Fiore Design to learn how they created and launched the first public awareness campaign in Pennsylvania aimed to reach children and youth. They share the goals of the campaign, the process, setbacks, and lessons learned along the way, and how it felt to pioneer something that had never been done before. 

  • Learn more about Family Support Line by visiting their website. View the p...
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    Surprise! PCAR is starting a new series of mini-episodes called History You Should Know. Over the next few months, this series will celebrate and highlight the stories of the people and events that advanced the anti-sexual violence movement. This introduction to the series explores the complicated history of how stories from our movement are told.

    To access the History and Philosophy course, sign in or create a free account at cam...

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    This episode we are joined by Damary Rodriguez, Language Access Coordinator at PCAR, to learn about the connection between anti-Blackness and sexual violence. Dismantling anti-Blackness in our ourselves, our workplaces, and our communities is a key part of preventing sexual violence, providing services that are culturally humble for survivors, and supporting Black staff within our own organizations.

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    Executive Director of Pennsylvania's Office of Advocacy and Reform Dan Jurman and Victim Services Inc. Clinical Director Erika Brosig join us on this episode to share the Commonwealth’s plans to help service providers use a trauma-informed and healing-centered approach. We learn more about what it means to be trauma-informed and how the plan can have an impact on the care survivors of trauma receive.

  • To learn more about the Tr...
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    This episode we are joined by Cathy Palm, Founder of The Center for Children’s Justice, to learn how we can help keep kids safe during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.

  • To learn more about The Center for Children’s Justice, visit c4cj.org.
  • To learn more about the Safe2Say Something Tip Line, visit safe2saypa.org or call 1-844-732-2729.
  • ChildLine provides information, counseling, and referral services for families and children to e...

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    This year we’ve had to navigate boundaries in new ways. During this episode, we explore the importance of setting and respecting boundaries, and provide tips on how to have these sometimes difficult conversations with one another.

    For more information about boundaries, visit SafeSecureKids.org, including this guide for talking to the children in your life about consent. For more information about grief and loss, visit HighmarkCari...

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    This episode we are joined by Tammi Burke, an expert who has worked with male survivors of sexual violence for over 30 years. Tammi shares stories and lessons learned to help rape crisis center staff better serve male survivors in their communities.

    To learn more about working with men and boys who are survivors of abuse, visit:

  • Male Survivor
  • 1in6
  • Sexual Assault of Men and Boys
  • Sexual Abuse of Boys (Holmes & Slap, 1998)
  • Enhancing...
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    Forensic Nurses Week this year is from November 9 - 13. The Penn State Sexual Assault Forensic Examination Telehealth (SAFE-T) Center, works to enhance care for sexual assault victims in underserved communities. Join us as we hear from a group of folks involved with the SAFE-T Center Program and how it has impacted advocates, nurses, survivors, and their communities.

    You can learn more about the SAFE-T Center at safetcenter.psu.ed...

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    In this episode, we are joined by Staff Attorneys from PCAR’s Sexual Violence Legal Assistance Project (SVLAP) to learn about housing rights and the impact of discrimination on survivors of sexual violence. We use scenarios to understand common examples of discrimination, and learn how to file a complaint in Pennsylvania. 

     

    To learn more about housing discrimination and to file a complaint, visit:

  • Pennsylvania Human Relations C...
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    September 30, 2020 28 min

    Join PCAR staff to learn about language access and the importance of having a language access plan for your organization. We share how PCAR has approached language access, some of the barriers we’ve faced, and what we’ve learned along the way.

     

    For additional resources to create or improve your language access plan, visit:

  • LEP Toolkit from Casa de Esperanza and template
  • Breaking the Silence: Interpreting for Victim Services Trai...
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    In this episode of PA Centered, we talk with one of the leading experts on human trafficking, Transitions of PA Education Specialist Heather Shnyder. Heather helps us learn more about what trafficking looks like in the Commonwealth, who is involved and what we can do to help.

    If you suspect a child or an adult who is in immediate danger, call 911. If you suspect someone is being trafficked, call the National Human Trafficking Hotl...

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    In this two-part episode, we talk with Tina Lopes and Barb Thomas, the authors of Dancing on Live Embers: Challenging Racism in Organizations. Our discussion highlights some of the major themes and lessons from the book, and we examine how white privilege and power show up as obstacles in non-profit and anti-sexual violence organizations.

    You can learn more about Tina and the book at tinalopes.com. Other works from Barb can be fou...

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    In this two-part episode, we talk with Tina Lopes and Barb Thomas, the authors of Dancing on Live Embers: Challenging Racism in Organizations. Our discussion highlights some of the major themes and lessons from the book, and we examine how white privilege and power show up as obstacles in non-profit and anti-sexual violence organizations.

    You can learn more about Tina and the book at tinalopes.com. Other works from Barb can be fou...

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    This episode we are joined by Staff Attorneys from PCAR’s Sexual Violence Legal Assistance Project (SVLAP) to learn about Sexual Violence Protection Orders. To contact the SVLAP, call 717-901-6784. Visit www.pcar.org/podcasts for show notes and transcripts. 

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    August 5, 2020 29 min

    This episode we dig into the intersections between racial and sexual violence. PCAR staff, Tatiana Piper and Jackie Strohm, talk about their Racial and Sexual Violence Pyramid that can be used as a tool to help others make the connection. Visit www.pcar.org/podcasts for show notes and transcripts. 

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    During this bonus episode, we hear from PCAR/ NSVRC leadership about our efforts to become an anti-racist organization and what we have learned along the way. 

    You can read our joint statement about standing with communities of color. 

    We encourage you to learn about and support organizations of color that have been doing this work for a long time, and are doing this work so well, including Black Women’s Blueprint, Moving to End ...

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    July 15, 2020 29 min

    Online training has become very popular! This episode we learn how to transition in-person training to a virtual format. We are joined by Annie Gebhardt, who shares with us some of the best practices to make online training interactive and engaging. Be sure to also check out the accompanying resource on Engaging Learners in Active Online Training. Visit www.pcar.org/podcasts for show notes and transcripts. 

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    This episode, we are joined by LaQuisha Anthony, Founder and CEO of V.O.I.C.E. Victory Over Inconceivable Cowardly Experiences, Inc. To learn more about V.O.I.C.E, visit www.asurvivorsvoice.org or follow them on social media at @asurvivorsvoice.

    To get in touch with V.O.I.C.E, call 215-792-3163 or email info@asurvivorsvoice.org. Follow LaQuisha on Instagram @iam_thevoice. You can also contact WOAR - Philadelphia Center...

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