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Update: Rape Survivor Family Protection Act

You may have heard by now that the Rape Survivor Family Protection Act never made it to a vote on sine die, the last day of the legislative session.  We fought hard to the bitter end and had strong support from many legislators.  In the Maryland General Assembly, however, the chairman of a committee has […]

Frontline Spring 2016 Issue

April is Sexual Assault Awareness month. This year’s theme, Prevention is Possible, resonates with us here in Maryland. With the recent passage of Erin’s Law through both the House of Delegates and the State Senate, there has never been a better time for us to come together and ensure that all children receive appropriate prevention education. […]


MSBA REVERSES COURSE AND SUPPORTS RAPE SURVIVOR BILL there are no more excuses it’s time for the Judicial Proceedings Committee to take a vote After two years of active opposition, the Maryland State Bar Association has reversed course and filed a statement urging favorable consideration of the Rape Survivor Family Protection Act. This morning’s MSBA statement supports […]

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April 30, 2016

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

Location: Main Street Oyster House, 119 S Main St, Bel Air, MD 21014, United States

Description: Help start a much-needed conversation about sexual assault and help give a voice to victims those hiding in the shadows. Your support can shed light on this dark "little" secret and expose it to the light of day where change can begin. Hosted by The Sexual Assault/Spouse Abuse Resource Center (SARC).

For more information and to register, visit

LCC Pinwheels for Protection 5K

Location: The Moose Lodge 833 Snow Hill Rd., Salisbury, MD 21801

Description: BREAK THE SILENCE SURROUNDING CHILD ABUSE! Join us by lacing up your running shoes and registering individually or as a team for this 5K run/ walk. Your support directly assists The Life Crisis Center and the Wicomico Child Advocacy Center in the fight against child abuse. The Life Crisis Center serves the Lower Eastern Shore of Maryland with comprehensive support services for victims of domestic violence, rape, sexual assault and child abuse.The Wicomico Child Advocacy Center assists children and families impacted by child abuse from report through prosecution by partnering with law enforcement and the State’s Attorney’s Office.
For event details and to register, go to!pinwheels/cvkm

May 3, 2016

MWOCN Cultural Competency Programming-Open to Public

Location: Bowie State University, 14000 Jericho Park Rd, Bowie, MD 20715, United States

Description: Center of Technology, Learning Center (CLT 117)
14000 Jericho Park Road, Bowie, MD 20715

MCASA’s Women of Color Network (MWOCN), with the support of Bowie State University’s Wellness Center and Partners in Peace, invites you to attend our Cultural Competency Training. The goal of the training is to make participants aware of their personal prejudices and biases in order to better serve clientele. We will be having Mariam Rauf, the Outreach Program Manager at the Asian/Pacific Islander Domestic Violence Resource Project, as our guest speaker. Light refreshments will be served.

For more information, please contact or at 301-328-7023.

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