Gender oppression continues harmful path

Gender oppression continues to hurt people and to detail how it begins a gender oppression workshop was presented Tuesday.
The workshop consisted of 21 females participating including Sonia Rivera, director of sexual assault services, and facilitator Claudia Arevalo.

October 16, 2020

‘Take Back the Night’ raises sexual assault awareness

By Amber Paramo “Take Back the Night” brought support to victims of sexual assault while they shared their stories at Ingalls Auditorium on April 30. The event is to raise awareness on all forms of sexual abuse and to encourage victims feel comfortable when speaking about it. Candles were distributed to the audience for a candlelight march around the East Los Angeles College campus, in honor of all victims of…

May 2, 2015

‘Take Back the Night’ inspires courage

  By Damien Guzman Students filled the foyer of East Los Angeles College’s Ingalls Auditorium last Thursday night for sexual assault awareness month’s assembly and candlelit march, “Take Back the Night.” The powerful and impactful event which gave those affected by sexual assault an open platform to discuss the way sexual assault has    impacted their lives. Organizers passed out lit candles to attendants for a candlelight march up Avenida…

May 2, 2014

Sexual assault victims ‘Take Back the Night’

By Keyla Lopez Emotions ran high Thursday evening at the third annual ‘Take Back the Night’ event as sexual assault survivors shared their experiences. ‘Take Back the Night’ events encourage survivors to break their silence and provide them with a safe and supporting environment where they don’t have to feel ashamed or alone over what they’ve been through. Sonia Rivera, director of Sexual Assault and Emergency Services at the East…

May 2, 2012