Monthly Archives: September 2014

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Strength in Numbers: 1in6 Thursdays on the Joyful Heart Foundation Blog

I’m always inspired when I see a man whose process of healing has enabled him to use the lessons learned from traumatic childhood sexual experiences to create something that lifts up others. So I was particularly pleased last week to travel to State College, Pennsylvania to mingle with local supporters of the recently formed Peaceful… Learn more »

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A Winning Play from the NFL: 1in6 Thursdays on the Joyful Heart Foundation Blog

I was encouraged this week by the National Football League’s appointment of an expert panel to help “lead and shape the NFL’s policies and programs relating to domestic violence and sexual assault.” The move came in response to a series of domestic-violence and abuse incidents involving NFL players Ray Rice, Ray McDonald, Adrian Peterson and Greg… Learn more »

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The Time Traveler: 1in6 Thursdays on the Joyful Heart Foundation Blog

A week ago, I received the most amazing gift. I was offered the chance to travel back in time, by participating in a week-long camp for young boys that have experienced abuse. The camp, sponsored by Sparks of Hope, was their first boys camp.* Ten boys had the opportunity to be unconditionally loved, understood, and… Learn more »

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It’s Time Colleges Addressed Childhood Sexual Abuse Too: 1in6 Thursdays on the Joyful Heart Foundation Blog

With the college semester already underway – or fast approaching for universities following the quarter system – survivor groups and campaigns on campus are busy at work promoting consent, bystander intervention, and resource education to incoming freshman and transfers. These first fifteen weeks are critical to advocates, as there are more frequent occurrences of sexual… Learn more »

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September/October 2014 Newsletter

Each year we distribute tens of thousands of pieces of co-brandable awareness materials, most at NO COST to the requesting person or organization, thanks to our long and strong partnership with The Joyful Heart Foundation.

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