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Sex Workers: Stepping Out of the Shadows: Pomona’s open secret: Prostitution unveiled

Pomona is known for a lot, such as its eclectic art galleries, moshing punk shows and multicultural cuisines. It is also known for the fishnets and stilettos that catch the eyes of most when driving down Holt Avenue also known as “The Blade.”

Sex Workers: Stepping Out of the Shadows: From survival to service: The journey of a former sex worker turned advocate

“My own Mama pimped me out,” said Stephanie Sepeda, founder and CEO of Project Resilience and former sex worker.

Title IX changes give experts pause

In November 2018, the U.S. Department of Education, under U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, released proposed changes to Title IX procedures.

Resources exist for sexual assault victims

The University of La Verne’s annual security report was sent to all students, faculty and staff late last month – with four reported cases of rape on the main campus in 2017.

Sexual assault awareness takes back the night

April is National Sexual Assault Awareness Month, prompting students to speak out about the issue and engage in empowering events about the distinction between love and abuse. To raise awareness, the I Am That Girl club hosted a Take Back the Night event Wednesday.

Denim Day unites, helps survivors

University of La Verne students gathered to raise awareness about sexual violence for Denim Day Thursday.

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