S.A.A.V.E.’s ‘Ninja Warriors’ temporarily canceled after lack of interest

February 28, 2018

By Noe Ortega After months of advertising ”Ninja Warriors,” East Los Angeles College sports director Allen Cone decided to step away from the Sexual Assault Awareness Violence Education team due to professional and personal reasons. “Ninja Warriors” was an idea that the S.A.A.V.E. team came up with last summer to draw awareness toward Sexual Assault by having an obstacle course in Weingart Stadium, competing in physical activities and having presentations…

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Mujeres de Paz to highlight domestic violence

By Gustavo Buenrostro Workshops, lectures, films and other activities will take place for the annual Domestic Violence Awareness Month events in October. The month will begin with Mujeres de Paz, the 20th annual candlelight vigil and march against domestic violence. The event will start at Belvedere Park and continue through the ELAC Performing Arts complex. It will feature speeches from local dignitaries, ELAC administration, and East Los Angeles Women’s Center…

September 20, 2017
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SAAVE informs Elans on reporting sexual assault

By Stephanie Guevara Inna Parizher and Lambreni Waddell, Attorney and Community Outreach Director from Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County, informed students about the legal system’s response to sexual assault yesterday. Along with other events occurring this month for sexual assault awareness, students are being exposed to different options of aid. Students were advised to report to someone immediately if they are being abused. Students were informed about the…

April 20, 2016
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SAAVE aids sexual assault victims at ELAC

By Gustavo Buenrostro People have been affected by sexual assault one way or another and East Los Angeles College hopes to bring awareness with Sexual Assault Awareness and Violence Education. SAAVE is a group of faculty and students who want to inform other people about sexual assault. This month is about spreading information to those who may not know much about sexual assault or for people who are also looking…

April 20, 2016
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Documentary encourages students to take action

By Darlene Galvan Female college students share their stories of struggle when colleges’ disregarded their pleas for help when reporting that they were sexually assaulted by male college students during the free documentary screening of “The Hunting Ground.” Andrea Pino and Annie Clark were undergraduates from the University of North Carolina at the time they were sexually assaulted, and joined together to begin a mission to help other college students…

May 6, 2015
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