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Law Changes for Rape Victims 6/15/2012
City's focus on abuse of elderly includes police, social services agencies, the general public
Nashville City Paper's Anne Marshall reports on steps being taken to protect the elderly in Nashville.
Court Sheilds Identities of Future Sex Crime Victims
WSMV Channel 4 News reports on TN appeals court efforts to shield the identities of adult victims.
Sexual Assault Center helped victim deal with abuse, bottled up feelings
The Tennessean "Season to Give" series focuses on SAC.
Change of Classification Boosts Metro Sex Crime Tally
The Tennessean reports on the redefining of 400 sex crime complaints.
Crime in Middle Tennessee's Three Biggest Cities Declines
The Tennessean reports Middle Tennessee's three largest cities reported continuing declines in crime for the first half of 2010, according to a new FBI report.
News Channel 5 Investigative Report
Hundreds of women report being raped each year in Nashville, but a News Channel 5 investigation reveals that few of those cases ever result in an arrest or criminal prosecution, leaving many rape victims frustrated and angry with the legal system.
CNM Announces Salute to Excellence Finalists
This article lists all award finalists to be recognized at Salute to Excellence 2010. 7/13/2010
WKRN Speaks with Tim Tohill and Former Client Sandy Madsen
This report talks about why SAC's mission is so important in this economic time and what we can do to meet the needs of the community when funding issues arise.
SAC featured in News 2 Extra
Watch this 11-minute feature on SAC featured on WKRN Channel 2 News. 2/16/2010
Church Volunteer Gets 15 Years for Sex Abuse of Boys
SAC clients and therapist were involved in this Grand Jury Trial to convict a church volunteer, 24-year-old Matthew Jernigan, of sexually abusing two boys. In this case, justice prevailed, and Jernigan will be in prison for the next 15 years. Grand Jury cases are especially difficult for children and their families. Now, the case isover, and the boys can continue to heal from the trauma. Read the associated article here.
Poetry | Warrior,
SAC Client and Poet Mary Elizabeth Holden featured in Nashville Arts Magazine 11/2/2009
Yoga Gives featured in Nashville Arts Magazine.
Raquel Bueno is a board member of the Sexual Assault Center, and she also happens to be a yoga instructor. Earlier this summer, she combined her skills and passion to create a unique format for helping victims of sexual assault. Nashville Arts Magazine 10/2/2009
Sexual Exploitation Shouldn't Be a Laughing Matter
Late-night talk show host David Letterman's recent experience with controversial jokes regarding sexual assault of a minor stirred public debate about what types of sexual activity are deemed culturally acceptable — and "entertaining." Tennessean 6/26/2009
Sexual Assault Center Helps Victims Find Victory
National statistics show that one in four people will be sexually abused in their lifetime. Sexual assault knows no boundaries. It crosses racial, ethnic and socioeconomic lines. Often, a friend, relative or acquaintance is the one crossing that line... and the resulting devastation takes both a physical and psychological toll. Nashville Medical News 6/1/2009
$15,000 Donated to Metro School Counseling Program (5/27/2009)
Visionary Voice Award Honors Mary Grissim's Work in Helping End Sexual Violence( 5/6/2009)
The Sexual Assault Center Announces a New Vice President of Development and Marketing (5/15/2009)
AmeriChoice Gives $10,000 Grant to Nashville-Based Sexual Assault Center to Bring Required Education to Davidson County Schools (4/1/2009)
Sexual Assault Awareness Month (4/2/2009)
Oprah Airs Episode on Sexual Offenders
Nashville Police Department wins the 2009 Excellence in Victim Services Award
Rape Jokes Are No Laughing Matter
1 in 3 Women Affected by Partner's Violent Behavior
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