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October 26th 2016:Illuminating the 10 Points of LIght

This show is about hope, courage, and solutions as we talk about two programs that inspire and compel others to make a difference in their communities. The 10 Points of Light program and Take Back the Night transform lives. Today, more than ever, we need to keep talking about sexual assault and it's impact on our friends, colleagues, and family members. Hear from national experts how you can make a difference in your community.

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Amanda Blaugher

Amanda Blaugher serves as the Program Director for the Take Back The Night Foundation and is the Assistant Director of Residence Life at Penn State Harrisburg. Amanda oversees national campaigns such as 10 Points of Light and Respect My Red for the Take Back The Night Foundation. She works with school, colleges, and communities to help them organize their walks, runs, vigils and other programming components. She is the Conference Program Coordinator for Respect is Red: The International Summit to End Sexual Violence. Holding a Master’s Degree in Counseling from Shippensburg University, Amanda has been committed to raising awareness about all forms of sexual violence since she was a colleg
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Nikkie Hockenberry

Nikkie Hockenberry is the Chief Diversity Officer & Title IX Coordinator at Alfred State University, in NY. Nikkie’s passion lies in the areas of women and gender studies, having received her Master’s from Empire State College, concentrating her coursework around those topics. She then continued at Empire State for an advanced graduate certificate in women and gender studies, allowing her to also adjunct a class at Alfred State this Fall. As a single mother of a son and a daughter, Nikkie is incredibly passionate about ending sexual violence and eliminating rape culture so that her children grow up in a safer and kinder world.
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Cody Herman

Cody Herman is the Interim Assistant Director of Residential Services & Deputy Title IX Coordinator at Alfred State. After graduating Alfred State with a BS in Human Services Management, Cody began working in Residential Services full-time, and is a Master’s Candidate in Higher Ed Administration at SUNY Stony Brook. Cody is passionate about sexual violence prevention and education, and eagerly engages boys and men in conversations around their role in ending gender based violence. He is a strong advocate for underrepresented students, and is motivated and inspired by the work that he does on the Alfred State campus.
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Wendy Murphy

Wendy Murphy is adjunct professor of sexual violence law at New England Law, Boston where she also co-directs the Women's and Children's Advocacy Project under the Center for Law and Social Responsibility. A former Visiting Scholar at Harvard Law School, Wendy prosecuted child abuse and sex crimes cases for many years. In 1992 she founded the first organization in the nation to provide pro bono legal services to crime victims. Wendy writes and lectures widely on the rights of women, children and criminal justice policy. Dubbed the "Goddaughter of Title IX" by the "Godmother of Title IX," Dr. Bernice Sandler, Wendy's impact litigation in the area of campus sexual assault, beginning in the
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