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Yes, Old Dogs Can Learn New Tricks: 1in6 Thursdays on the Joyful Heart Foundation Blog

Too often, when we talk about abuse we talk about how hopeless we feel. I will ask the question that was posed to me, “Who’s telling you that story?” I once believed the lie that I was a hopeless case, but then I found recovery and in recovery I found and surrounded myself with people,… Learn more »

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Resources to Address Sexual Victimization of Males on a College Campus: 1in6 Thursdays on the Joyful Heart Foundation Blog

I work on a college campus full of faculty and professional staff, most of whom actively want to do good for our survivors of sexual violence on campus. However, we live in a society that perpetuates ideas about who can and cannot be affected by interpersonal violence (IPV). At the University of New Hampshire (UNH),… Learn more »

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Many Thanks: 1in6 Thursdays on the Joyful Heart Foundation Blog

As the Creative Projects Manager at 1in6, I wear a lot of hats. I manage our 1BlueString and Bristlecone Project awareness campaigns, maintain our social media, and coordinate special projects. A couple of years ago, I also took over the task of reading and responding to the feedback sent through the feedback forms located at… Learn more »

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Why I’ve Started Keeping Running Shoes By the Door: 1in6 Thursdays on the Joyful Heart Foundation Blog

I am a marathoner. It takes more than just training. It takes commitment, mental preparation, and a well-arranged screen-to-couch set up. I could watch the same television show for hours on end. Marathons are a piece of cake. Usually they involve eating cake. For years the only running I did was as Pac-Man. Greasy fingers… Learn more »

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1BlueString and The Power of Partnerships: 1in6 Thursdays on the Joyful Heart Foundation Blog

My job title is always changing to keep up with our growth in knowledge around male engagement. The job itself and the challenges remain consistent: engage men around conversations about sexual violence. The organization where I work, ACCESS (Assault Care Center Extending Shelter and Support) In Ames, IA, is dedicated to advocating for all survivors… Learn more »

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