Supes Declare April “Sexual Assault Awareness Month”

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Imperial County Board of Supervisors and Sure Helpline Crisis Center

EL CENTRO – Sure Helpline Crisis Center received a proclamation from the Board of Supervisors of the County of Imperial declaring the month of April 2016, as “Sexual Assault Awareness Month”┬áduring Tuesday’s regular board meeting. Sexual assault is an intolerable violent crime with public health implications for every person in Imperial County as a victim/survivor or as a family member, significant other or co-worker of a victim/survivor.

Sure Helpline Crisis Center will be holding their annual Walk A Mile In Her Shoes, a men’s march against violence, on Friday, April 22, at 4:00 P.M. in front of the El Centro Courthouse.

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  1. Tonight, April 7, begins a 10 week women’s “Help and Hope” support group at 6:30 pm at he Fellowship Hall of the Lutheran Church at 8th and Holt Ave. in El Centro. It is a Thursday night support group for survivors of sexual abuse or assault, and childcare is being provided. It is a counseling service of the GUIDE program and for more information call April Gonzalez at 337-7725 or Jim Shinn at 353-5059.

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