GVL / Josh Alburtus

Melia Williams, Staff Writer
March 28, 2022

To begin Sexual Assault Awareness Week, the Center for Women and Gender Equity (CWGE) at Grand Valley State University hosted a “Supporting Survivors and Victims” workshop to teach students how to help others deal with their trauma. 

The event began with a video presentation where women were told to read a story from a piece of paper. Statements like “I was eight-years-old when I was first assaulted by an older male cousin,” and “when I tried to tell my mom, she kicked me out of the house and blamed me,” were