Agents of Change: Lindsey Miller

There are many people in our community working to create positive change to end sexual violence. We want to meet as many of them as possible. If you would like to submit a recommendation, please email prevention@star.ngo.   When working on large social issues such as sexual assault, it is sometimes hard to see the impact… Read More

Looking back as we move forward

Sometimes, you just have to brag. We at STAR are doing amazing things, and we want to share our progress and positive experiences with you.   At STAR, we pride ourselves on accomplishing a lot with limited resources, which means most of the time we’re working hard and looking ahead. On a daily basis, we dedicate ourselves… Read More

Agents of Change: Nicole Gillum

There are many people in our community working to create positive change to end sexual violence. We want to meet as many of them as possible. If you would like to submit a recommendation, please email prevention@brstar.org.   Challenges and struggles exist in life, and I am continuously motivated and inspired by the resiliency and strength… Read More

Fun and Inviting! Tales of sexual harassment in the service industry

This month, we are exploring The Intersection between gender and economic oppression in the service industry. This essay is authored by Kaeli Egler, a STAR Volunteer, Agent of Change, and Fall 2015 intern in our Social Change program. Kaeli also wrote this month’s Pro(Social) Tips: Treating service industry workers like people. As a 4th grader, I remember… Read More

Agents of Change: Stefanie Hanley

There are many people in our community working to create positive change to end sexual violence. We want to meet as many of them as possible. If you would like to submit a recommendation, please email prevention@brstar.org. Being active means being educated on the injustices that victims face every day. Educating the community is the only… Read More

The Good News: November 2015

THE BIG PICTURE “How the harassment of a Brazilian child unified the country’s women“ Valentina Schulz on Junior MasterChef in Brazil Women and girls are using their voices and stories to raise awareness and protest. The battle is far from over, but the inspiring campaigns of women around the world make me feel empowered to… Read More

Agents of Change: Mary Helen Cagle

There are many people in our community working to create positive change to end sexual violence. We want to meet as many of them as possible. If you would like to submit a recommendation, please email prevention@brstar.org. The easiest way to promote change is to speak up. So many historical movements started out with someone saying,… Read More

Agents of Change: Jacki Savoy

There are many people in our community working to create positive change to end sexual violence. We want to meet as many of them as possible. If you would like to submit a recommendation, please email prevention@brstar.org. Knowing that at the end of the day you just made an impact on somebody’s life in some way,… Read More

Pro (Social) Tips: A recipe for trauma-informed holidays

It’s already November and 2015 is coming to a close, which means holiday season is right around the corner! Winter welcomes a smorgasbord of cultural holidays: Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Ramadan, Christmas, Kwanzaa, etc. For most people, family time is synonymous with this joyous season. From blood relatives to chosen families, this time of year is meant… Read More

Agents of Change: Brittany Tassin

There are many people in our community working to create positive change to end sexual violence. We want to meet as many of them as possible. If you would like to submit a recommendation, please email prevention@brstar.org. “If everyone were to make one step forward, then I am confident that we can end sexual violence!”–Brittany Tassin… Read More