Focus on “Sexual Assault Awareness Month” this April

Each April, Sexual Assault Awareness Month aims to raise public awareness about sexual assault and provide education on how to prevent it. “According to RAINN statistics, every 107 seconds another American is sexually assaulted. Nearly one in four women may experience sexual violence by an intimate partner in their lifetime,” said CPN Domestic Violence Prevention Read More »

How to address suspected domestic violence

 The newfound focus on domestic violence in the national media is a small step towards confronting an issue that continues to plague American society. Domestic violence incidents involving high-profile athletes like the NFL’s Ray Rice, amongst dozens of others, have spurred individuals across the country to take a vocal stand against domestic violence in the Read More »

CPN House of Hope hosting fourth annual Family Fun Day Oct. 18

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month in the United States. In a society that is becoming more aware of the issue, the month of awareness was created to give women and children hope and refuge. The Citizen Potawatomi Nation House of Hope is the Tribe’s way of contributing to the safety of women, children and Read More »

CPN’s House of Hope promotes Sexual Assault Awareness month

The CPN House of Hope offers free community assistance programs in the areas surrounding the tribal headquarters which focus on child abuse, sexual assault, and other domestic violence issues. For the month of April, the family violence program will focus on Sexual Assault Awareness Month, a nationally recognized initiative. The Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Read More »

January is Stalking Awareness Month

  January is National Stalking Awareness Month. Stalking is a crime in all 50 states and it can happen to anyone regardless of gender, race, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, geographic location, or personal association. The definition of stalking varies from one jurisdiction to another, but it is usually defined as a pattern of behavior directed Read More »