Posts Categorized In: Sexual Assault

Helpful Things to Know When You Report a Sexual Assault to the Police

It’s common for sexual assault survivors — including the parents of children who have been sexually assaulted — to hesitate before calling law enforcement. The emotional and physical toll of sexual assault is profound, and survivors may feel embarrassed, confused, and self-blaming about what happened. Reporting a sexual assault to the police is also about… Read More

Metro Centers for Community Advocacy

Since 1986, Metro Centers for Community Advocacy has provided services for survivors of trauma to the Greater New Orleans area including Jefferson, Orleans, St. Bernard, Plaquemines, St. Tammany, St. Charles, St. John and St. James Parishes. All services are free and confidential. Metro’s Mission: “To break the cycle of violence and aid survivors of domestic… Read More

The New Orleans Family Justice Center

January is National Stalking Awareness Month. 31% of women who are victims of stalking are also sexually assaulted. We would like to highlight the New Orleans Family Justice Center who provides services to survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, child abuse, stalking and human trafficking. The New Orleans Family Justice Center, located at 701 Loyola… Read More

LaFASA’s Louisiana Sexual Assault Centers

There is help for survivors of sexual assault. The Louisiana Foundation Against Sexual Assault (LaFASA) has 11 accredited Sexual Assault Centers in Louisiana. From LaFASA’s website – “Local sexual assault centers are an essential resource for survivors, their loved ones, and their communities. These local organizations are supporting people through a very vulnerable time in… Read More

Personal Safety for Passengers Using Uber or Lyft

From the Washington Post, “Uber discloses 3,000 reports of sexual assault on U.S. rides last year in its long-awaited safety study.” This is the first time a ride-sharing company has disclosed the scale of this safety problem. Both Uber and Lyft say they have implemented changes to address these safety concerns including increased screening and… Read More

Guide to College Sexual Assaults

Colleges and universities are institutions for learning, growth, and somewhere, young people can take their next steps in their life journey. Yet, one in four female students at campuses across the U.S. report being the victim of some form of sexual assault. A survey conducted by the Association of American Universities (AAU) questioned 181,752 students… Read More

STAR’s Champions of Change Gala

LLF attorney Kristi Schubert recently attended the 2nd Annual Champions of Change Gala in New Orleans “to honor survivors and allies who shattered the silence of sexual assault this year.” Kristi was “proud to have known and worked with keynote speaker Angela Lore throughout her journey to confront her perpetrators.” Louisiana’s STAR (Sexual Trauma Awareness… Read More

Reform Legislation to Expand Statutes of Limitation for Reporting Sex Crimes

According to this New York Times article, “I Want to Be Heard: Adult Victims Demand New Rights,” many states have expanded their statute of limitation for both adult and child sex crimes. States like Montana have opened one year windows for suits against institutions who harbored sex abusers and New York is considering legislation for… Read More

Sexual Trauma Counseling and Advocacy Resource

STAR or Sexual Trauma Awareness & Response is a nonprofit organization committed to serving youth and adult survivors of sexual trauma.  STAR has a mission: “To support survivors of sexual trauma, improve systems response and create social change to end sexual violence.” Advocacy and Counseling Provided to Survivors Some of the services provided at no… Read More

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