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Sexual harassment does not adequately describe the pain, the fear, the shame and the anger that survivors go through after this kind of abuse. Read the rest of this entry »

Back to my experiences at NSAC.

One of the things that I’m always frustrated about are the concurrent workshops – 3 or 4 at the same time. Too many to choose from, I want to go to them all. While I usually learn a lot from the workshop I’m attending, I always wonder if I’m missing something else equally informative.

On another note, I am very grateful to have choices, something I didn’t experience a lot growing up Asian and a survivor of sexual, physical and emotional abuse.

At this conference, I gravitated towards the round table leadership discussions: women of color caucus and Asian Pacific Islander   – all practitioners in the field of sexual assault.  I felt such a close connection to these participants, as we spoke about some of the specific issues that people of color face that Caucasian practitioners/survivors do not. Read the rest of this entry »

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