New digital tool could help sexual assault victims

    Posted by Voice on Mar 28, 2019 3:03:00 PM
    An alliance of advocates, local law enforcement, and Cal Poly officials is trying to spread the word about a new tool for survivors of rape and sexual assault.

    On March 22, representatives from RISE SLO, the SLO Police Department, the SLO County District Attorney's and Sheriff's Office, Cal Poly SAFER, and others gathered to let the public know about the free resource known as "Seek Then Speak."

    "Seek Then Speak is an alternative, trauma-informed way for survivors to tell their stories," Jennifer Adams, RISE executive director, said in the statement. "It empowers them to take control of their healing, and, when they are ready, choose to access advocacy services or connect with law enforcement."

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    Topics: Victim Link, Seek Then Speak