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By Sheila Howard
Goldendale Programs for Peaceful Living 

Wear teal on Tuesday


To the Editor:

April is Sexual Assault Awareness month in Washington State. Locally and around the state, individuals, youth, communities, schools, and agencies will be taking action to increase awareness about sexual assault and to end sexual violence. You can help in this work.

The issue is pressing. One out of every four girls and one out of every six boys will be sexually abused before the age of 18. A recent survey conducted by the Washington State Office of Crime Victims Advocacy found that one third of all women in Washington state have experienced some form of sexual assault. To promote awareness, Programs for Peaceful Living staff will be wearing teal every Tuesday in April, Hand...

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