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Letter to the Editor: Re: Sexual Assault Dashboard Article

Hailey Powers, Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Campus Advocate

March 1, 2018

A few weeks ago, there was a Whitman Wire article in which I responded to questions about campus sexual assault statistics. While the article didn’t include the full context of the conversation, I now realize using jargon specific to my professional work was a mistake given the likelihood of my ...

YWCA, allies march against domestic violence

Lachlan Johnson

October 18, 2012

They rolled in on motorcycles, decked out in heels, neon wigs and other finery, or came bearing homemade signs urging an end to violence. Participants of all stripes came to take part in the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) of Walla Walla's third annual "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes" march against...

Domestic violence affects privileged communities

August 23, 2012

This article was written by Lian Caspi '13. "Domestic violence in Jackson Hole? Is that even an issue?" This was the inevitable question I received while describing my summer work. At an internship working with abuse victims in the wealthiest county in the nation, I expected an abused populati...

Locals walk to end domestic violence

Karah Kemmerly

October 13, 2011

On Wednesday, Oct. 19, the Walla Walla community is hosting a walk to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes" event. It hopes to raise awareness about domestic and sexualized violence  in order to work towards preventing it. The event begins with a noon walk from Heritage...

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