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Riverview Center Raises Awareness of Sexual Assault

Riverview Center Preventionist Kristen Field teaches Safe Dates curriculum with 8th graders at Monticello Middle School. The curriculum focuses on healthy relationships, gender stereotypes, self-discovery, and decision making.

By Rachel Dilling

In the time it takes you to read this article, two people in the United State will have been sexually assaulted. The reality of sexual assault and how often it occurs has never been more prevalent in society than it is at this moment. The #MeToo movement has empowered countless men and women to share their stories with the world and no longer suffer in silence. While this movement has only recently amplified this important conversation, Riverview Center has been empowering survivors to heal since 1992 when it was founded.

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