Sexual Assault Advocates

Protection Orders improve for Sexual Assault Victims

Advocacy teamwork helped lead to improved protection orders for sexual assault victims in Washington State. With a stroke of Governor Jay Insleeā€™s pen Friday, May 5, a new law changed protection orders for sexual assault victims. Before that, victims of sexual assault could only get two-year protection orders from their perpetrators. The new law abolishes…

Gonzaga Advocacy

Teaming Up with Gonzaga for Sexual Assault Advocacy

Sexual assault is an uncomfortable topic. How sexual assault is handled on campus is a difficult issue for students and universities. A collaborative program between Gonzaga University and Lutheran Community Services Northwest in Spokane takes a unique approach to providing sexual assault advocacy services at the university. Less than two years into the project, initial…