Project Update: I’m With You: Empowering Young AAPI Women to Stop Sexual Violence

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“I’m With You” participants pose for a group photo during the first retreat.
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Practicing morning Qigong in SCSU plaza.
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Prepping for the picnic — and snacking in-between.
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Rainy weather didn’t stop our hungry crew during the picnic. The sun came out shortly after!
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July Vang of Planned Parenthood discusses domestic violence with the participants.
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Girls analyze various advertisements during the “On Transforming a Rape Culture” workshop.
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Bao Lee, front, and Alex Vang, behind, explain how to scream out phrases such as, “Go away!”
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Ice-breakers help the girls get to know each other’s names and interests.
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A large-group discussion on racial and gender stereotypes had girls thoughtful but quiet.
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Small group discussions allowed the girls to talk animatedly about their thoughts on the teen retreat
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Alumni Thematic International Exchange Seminars (Alumni TIES) are regionally focused seminars for alumni of U.S. government-sponsored exchange programs.

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