Activism

Looking for Poets

Are you a budding woman poet who is a survivor of incest, child sexual abuse, or rape and would like to see your encouraging and heartfelt messages published?  If so, contact CeCe:  cece@mynirvananow.org If you are a survivor, male or female, of incest, child sexual abuse or rape and would like to tell your story of survival, I […]

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Madam President

When a friend sent me an e-mail with Madam President in the subject, I was intrigued.  Upon opening it I realized she was talking about me!  She was congratulating me on being elected as Board President for the Ohio Alliance To End Sexual Violence.  Don’t know exactly how it happened but,  if I know nothing

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Reciprocity

The rough definition of reciprocity is “give and take.”  I am so tired of the people who take from survivors via providing billable services and don’t help to end sexual abuse of children or sexual assault.  I don’t understand it.  It’s as if their inaction  shouts loud and clear that there is nothing that can

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The Best Day

Today was the best day I have had in a long time. Or maybe its more correct to say the most affirming day I have had in a long time. This morning the Lucas County Commissioners, Ben Konop, Tina Skeldon Wazniak, Ben Konop, presented the Sexual Abuse Prevention Awareness Treatment Healing Coalition of NWO with

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Sexual Abuse Prevention Awareness Treatment Healing Coalition (SA PATH)

It’s amazing how people are just showing up to do what is necessary to eradicate incest, child sexual abuse, and sexual violence in Northwest Ohio.  Only after two community forums did attendees decide to develop a Coalition of diverse people to work on eradication of sexual violence.  Amazing.  Professionals, organizations, survivors, family members from all walks

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Sexual Abuse Coalition Formed

In a prior blog I talked about the Community Forums I was organizing to convene people who were interested in impacting the incest, child sexual abuse, and sexual violence issues in Northwest Ohio.  Well, I am excited to relay that after two Forums everyone has agreed to formulate a formal coalition with the purpose of

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