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Upcoming SAAM Events

STAR will be hosting several activities this April in recognition of National Sexual Assault Awareness Month intended to educate community members on how to help prevent sexual assault and abuse. Since 2001, Sexual Assault Awareness Month has been observed nationally...

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Dynamics of Sexual Violence Training

Join STAR at one of our upcoming Dynamics of Sexual Violence Workshops! These workshops are open to members of the general public. Continuing education credits for social workers are also available. During this workshop, participants will engage in experiential...

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STAR is Seeking Volunteers in Baton Rouge!

  STAR's Baton Rouge office is seeking volunteer advocates to assist survivors on our 24/7 hotline and accompany survivors to the hospital during a forensic medical exam. Click here to submit a volunteer application. The dates for training will be: Wednesday,...

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New Trauma Workshop for Survivors

Are you a survivor of sexual trauma interested in talking about your experience in a safe, welcoming space? Would you like to connect with others who have had similar experiences? Join STAR for a new 10-week Trauma Workshop for Survivors. STAR will offer two workshops...

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Development Intern Needed

STAR is seeking two Development Interns to assist with our fund development efforts in Baton Rouge and New Orleans. Development Interns will assist in various projects in support of STAR’s fundraising and communications strategies. One position is available at STAR's...

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STAR Now Open in Central Louisiana

STAR is pleased to announce that our services are now available to survivors in the Central Louisiana area. After many months of planning, we are now able to serve survivors in Alexandria and surrounding areas by providing free and confidential advocacy and counseling...

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Preventing Sexual Violence After Natural Disasters

Sexual Trauma Awareness & Response™ (STAR®) has created a fact sheet, Preventing Sexual Violence After Natural Disasters, to assist shelter workers, volunteers, first responders and displaced individuals in the aftermath of flooding. According to Racheal Hebert,...

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Flooding in Capital Area Affects Thousands

Over the past five days, the Capital Area has experienced heavy rains, flash floods and rising waters that have left many homeless and displaced. Our hearts ache for our community and those who have suffered emotional and physical trauma caused by this natural...

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LSU Law Clinic Students Needed

    STAR® is Seeking LSU Student Attorneys for Fall Clinic This Fall, STAR® will be launching our Advocacy for Sexual Assault Victims Law Clinic in partnership with the LSU Law Center. In this clinic, third year students will be certified to...

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April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

    This April, Prevention is Possible Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) occurs annually in April to raise public awareness about sexual violence and to educate communities on how to prevent it. Celebrating its 15th anniversary with the theme...

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