Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Program

June 20, 2017
Hosted by The Express Yourself! STAR On-Air Teen Team

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Episode Description

Maria Wong and Brigitte Jia host an informative program about sexual assault awareness and prevention among teenagers. From discussing the novel, "Accused: A Retaliation Novel #2" by Yasmin Shiraz that focuses on the rampancy and consequences of sexual assault among teenagers on college campuses in Segment 1 to talking in depth about Brigitte Jia's article, "Roots of the Juvenile Court System" in Segment 2, Maria and Brigitte elicit and raise awareness of what sexual assault is, why it occurs, and college administrations's support towards sexual assault victims. In Segment 3 and 4, Javier Lopez, a preventive educator from the Community Violence Solutions and facilitator for the Male Ally Program, talks to Maria and Brigitte about preventive measures, the importance of consent, and educative programs for sexual assault awareness and prevention. Remember, if you are a victim of sexual assault, know that you are not to blame. Call 911 immediately.

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