Honoring Indigenous People’s Day 2023

By Elle Prax, Community Relations and Outreach Specialist In 1992, Berkeley, California celebrated Indigenous People’s Day in protest of a planned Columbus Day celebration that will reenact ships arriving at

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Supreme Court upholds ICWA

by Elle Prax, Community Relations Outreach Specialist June 15, 2023 AP Photo/Mariam Zuhaib Today’s Supreme Court decision to uphold the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) is a significant victory for tribal

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Thoughts of An Advocate

I was so busy today. We had a couple of women and their children who came to the shelter today badly in need of safety and help. I hurried about

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April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

Child abuse refers to any harmful behavior from a parent or caregiver towards a person under 18, resulting in physical, emotional, or mental harm, and in some instances, death. Child abuse can take many forms such as physical, emotional, sexual, exploitative, or neglectful.

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Grounding Techniques

Anxiety and the affects of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can cause a type of stress that usually falls into one of three categories: physical, mental, or emotional.

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April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

If you have experienced sexual assault, it is crucial to seek help immediately. You can go to an emergency room, call 911 for local law enforcement, contact the National Crisis Hotline at 988, or seek urgent therapeutic support.

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