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MCASA in the News: April Recognized as Sexual Assault Awareness Month

And though April is now more than half over, advocates remain hopeful this is an issue that will continue to be talked about in the months and years to come. “Sexual assault is something that should never be forgotten,” Jordan said. “The work always continues.” “April Recognized as Sexual Assault Awareness Month” Bethany Ziegler April […]

MCASA In the News: Lawmaker fights to close MD loophole allowing rapists to seek custody of child conceived during attack

ABC7 reported on the Rape Survivor Family Protection Act, which would have enabled rape survivors who choose to raise children conceived during an attack to terminate the parental rights of their rapists. The bill was not called for a vote before the legislative session ended at midnight.   MCASA was featured in the story. A Montgomery […]

Request for Online Public Testimony

Last year, the Maryland legislature heard testimony about barriers that victim/survivors face when they sought an exam after sexual assault. These barriers included finding hospitals that perform exams, incurred costs, language barriers, and transportation issues.  In response to these concerns raised, the General Assembly created the Planning Committee to Implement Improved Access to Sexual Assault […]

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May 30, 2015

Permission to Heal: Engaging the Community & the Church for Sexual Assault Survivor Recovery

Location: 6 Azar Ct, Arbutus, MD 21227, USA

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