The DC Rape Crisis Center has launched the DC Justice for Survivors Campaign (JSC) to address needed changes to the Sexual Assault Victims’ Rights Amendment Act (SAVRAA).
DC JSC believes that sexual assault survivors must receive fair and compassionate treatment from first responders, service providers and members of law enforcement and the justice system.
On January 29th, people across the country will count our neighbors who are living on the streets and in shelters. Last year, there were approximately 1,800 people in DC identified as chronically homeless - they have been homeless for years and have a chronic health conditions.
Join DC residents, people of faith, non-profits, and other groups the night of the count as we launch The Way Home campaign to end chronic homelessness in DC by 2017.
When: January 29th from 6:30pm to 8:00pm
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in honor of World AIDS Day 2012 has just released an issue of Vital Signs focusing on the devestating impact of HIV among youth. The CDC states that: