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New Missouri Laws | 2017 Changes You Need to Know

By Laura Kaimann, MSW Student, George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University in St. Louis The state of Missouri has just begun the 2018 legislative session. There’s no better time to look at changes to laws that came out of the 2017 session. Included are the thoughts of staffers here at Safe Connections Read More…

Voices

On Wednesday, November 4, more than 375 people attended our 10th Annual Voices Ending Violence Dinner. Our featured speaker was former client Cari Hill, who touched the crowd with her powerful story at our Together Brunch in April. Cari was introduced by another former client, Lindsay Fischer, whose own survivor story had evolved since she was featured anonymously Read More…

May 28th, 2014

I’ll Have the Potato Skins Please

When an online reviewer asked for servers at a West Virginia restaurant to “Show More Skin” owner Daniel McCawley came up with a promotion that gave the costumer just what he wanted.  More skin. Potato skins that is. McCawley put a special discount on his potato skins and then gave 100 percent of the proceeds Read More…

September 30th, 2013

About Sexual Assault

Sexual Assault and Violence Sexual violence or assault is non-consensual conduct of a sexual nature. It encompasses a wide range of sexually violent acts that includes sexual harassment, voyeurism, exposure, sexual exploitation, sexual assault, rape, forcible sodomy, incest, child sexual abuse, ritual abuse, statutory rape and intimate partner sexual assault. To define physical acts of Read More…