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Women’s Center of Jacksonville sees large increase in calls after #MeToo, Dec. 18, 2017, First Coast News

Babes Who Hustle to host a Merry + Bright Affair, Dec. 10, 2017, WQIK

Babes Who Hustle to host a Merry + Bright Affair, Dec. 10, 2017, 107.3 The River

Women’s Giving Alliance begins campaign to help women, girls escape poverty, Oct. 25, 2017, Florida Times-Union

Join TEDXFSCJ Women for a simulcast event: TEDWOMEN2017, Oct. 23, 2017,

Jacksonville police: Man knocks woman unconscious, assaults her, Oct. 20, 2017, WJXT

Future SAFE Center for sexual assault victims gets $500,000 donation from Weavers, Oct 11, 2017, Florida Times-Union

S.A.F.E. Center; Book Club ‘Killers Of the Flower Moon’; White Cane Safety Day, Oct. 11, 2017, WJCT News

Weaver gift helps renovate Sexual Assault Forensic Exam Center, Oct. 11, 2017, Jacksonville Daily Record

New Jacksonville center expected to help more sexual assault victims, Oct. 10, 2017, Action News Jax

Women’s Center of Jax expands with literacy classes, GED Preparation, Oct. 6, 2017, Florida Times-Union

LGBT Community Fund awards $158,000 in 2017 grants to Northeast Florida nonprofits, Oct. 6, 2017, Florida Times-Union

Jacksonville man charged with two counts of sexual battery after string of assaults in 2016, August 2, 2017, Florida Times-Union

Taking care of those who took care of you, July 29, 2017, First Coast News

Man sought in series of rapes reported in Jacksonville, July 7, 2017, Florida Times-Union

Call Box: Cancer survivor parkreplicates Jacksonville bridges, July 7, 2017, Florida Times-Union

Guest Column: Survivors of rape deserve to be believed, June 23, 2017, Florida Times-Union

Legal community marks two events, June 12, Financial News & Daily Record

JWLA 2017 Woman Attorney of the Year: Sharón Simmons, Women’s Center of Jacksonville board member

2017 EVE Award Winner Shirley Webb: Working on women’s issues for 40 years, June 2, 2017, Florida Times-Union

EVE Award Winners announced at luncheon featuring gospel-singing executive’s ‘Pearls of Leadership’, June 2, 2018, Florida Times-Union

Words Count: Southside resident’s squiggly life is full of learning and quotes, May 30, 2017, Florida Times-Union

Eve Award Finalists, May 21, 2017, Florida Times-Union

Good News, May 20, 2017, Florida Times-Union

Silent walk raises sexual assault prevention awareness, May 3, 2017, Jax Air News

Surviving in silence, April 26, 2017, Folio Weekly

Guest Column: Support survivors of sexual assault, April 18, 2017,

Calls up 30% to rape crisis hotline in Jax, April 17, 2017, First Coast News

Program kicks off Sexual Assault Awareness Month, April 6, 2017, Baker County Press

Nik and Vic’s Pics, Charity kickball tournament benefiting Women’s Center of Jacksonville, March 31, 2017, News4Jax

Man who raped woman pushing stroller gets 2 life sentences, March 31, 2017, WJXT

Man who raped woman pushing stroller gets 2 life sentences, March 31, 2017, WOKV

Sexual Assault Awareness Month fundraiser, March 31, 2017,

Stigma Of sexual assault; JSO addresses rape kit backlog; & Reversing myth of cave, March 30 2017, WJCT News

National Sexual Assault Awareness Month, March 29, 2017,

Discussing the upcoming “You Don’t Know Me” reading to fight sexual abuse with Writer Diana Herman, Program Director Sarah Wiese and Nassau County Advocate of the Women’s Center of Jacksonville Lori Armstrong, March 29, 2017, First Coast Connect

Baptist South president at Words & Wisdom, March 29, 2017, Financial News & Daily Record

Jacksonville Mayor plans to put a stop to growing number of Florida sex crimes, March 28, 2017, Action News Jax

City Leaders Aim to bring awareness to sexual assaults, March 28, 2017, WJXT

Equal Pay Day: A lunch and learn event, March 28, 2017 First Coast News

April is National Sexual Assault Awareness Month, March 28, 2017,

Sexual Assault Awareness Month with the Women’s Center of Jacksonville, March 27, 2017, WJCT’s First Coast Connect

Local safe haven for sexual assault survivors, March 27, 2017, WJCT News

The Women’s Center of Jacksonville presents 2017 speaker event — Women, Words & Wisdom, March 27, 2017,

Low Country Boil Fundraiser, March 24, 2017, Home Town Journal

Women’s Center of Jacksonville broadly defines sexual assault, March 17, 2017, Baker County Press

Women’s Center announces community initiative to expand, Resident Community News, March 5, 2017

Support Groups,, Feb. 4, 2017

Taking Heart, Folio Weekly, Jan. 25, 2017