National Stalking Awareness Month
This January marks the 13th observance of National Stalking Awareness Month.
The Stalking Resource Center (SRC) of the National Center for Victims of Crime partners with the U.S. Department of Justice's Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) to bring resources and general awareness to the public about stalking every January. President Obama issued the 2016 Proclamation and underscored the importance of standing "with victims of stalking" as well as bringing stalkers to justice and increasing efforts to remove stalkers from our schools, workplaces, and neighborhoods.
Follow the link below to read the Presidential Proclamation on the official White House Website, or read the text at the end of this post!
We also would like remind the community of CARE (Campus Advocacy Resource Center).
CARE offers free confidential advocacy to students, staff, and faculty impacted by dating/domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking. CARE Advocates provide affirming, empowering, and confidential support for survivors and bring a non-judgmental, caring approach to exploring all options and resources.
Check out their new website and a link to their comprehensevive student guide of on-campus and local resources for survivors of sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating/domestic violence, and stalking.
CARE website: http://wgse.sa.ucsb.edu/care
Comprehensive student resource guide: http://wgse.sa.ucsb.edu/docs/default-source/default-document-library/stu...
*If you are in an emergency situation, dial 911 immediately for law enforcement and medical assistance.