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Who says being outspoken has to be a bad thing? Join us for candid conversations as we navigate current headlines, media, culture and how they relate to interpersonal violence and abuse. Dive in and discover ways to speak up, speak out, and be Outspoken.

Outspoken: A Podcast for Social Chang‪e‬ Outspoken

    • Relationships

Who says being outspoken has to be a bad thing? Join us for candid conversations as we navigate current headlines, media, culture and how they relate to interpersonal violence and abuse. Dive in and discover ways to speak up, speak out, and be Outspoken.

    Social Change in 2020

    Social Change in 2020

    Kiara, Megan, and Nathan reflect back on outspoken people and moments of 2020 and how they relate to the movement against sexual violence. 
     
    Resources:  
    If you or someone you know has experienced abuse and is seeking support or services, additional resources can be found at www.hcwc.org/resources   
      
    References:  
    Me Too. Act Too: https://acttoo.metoomvmt.org/ 
    SafeHelpline – Sexual Assault Support for Military Service Members: https://www.safehelpline.org/  
    “The Invisible War” documentary: https://www.pbs.org/independentlens/films/invisible-war/  
     
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    • 1 hr 3 min
    Cuties

    Cuties

    In this episode, HCWC Prevention Educators, Kiara, Vanessa, and Megan discuss the controversial film Cuties. Hosts discuss the impact of internet culture on preteen girls, their own experiences growing up, and the importance of empowering youth with information. 
     
    Resources:  
    If you or someone you know has experienced abuse and is seeking support or services, additional resources can be found at www.hcwc.org/resources   

    • 52 min
    Health Education in Texas

    Health Education in Texas

    In this first episode, HCWC Prevention Educators, Kiara, Vanessa, and Megan, introduce themselves and their hopes for the podcast. For the first time in 20 years, the Texas State Board of Education is considering making changes to health standards to include consent and healthy relationship programming. Join them as they discuss what it's like doing violence prevention work in Texas, why these changes are a big deal, and what you can do about it. 
    Note: The upcoming Texas State Board of Education's final vote is the week of November 17-20, 2020. 
    Find out who your representative is on the State Board of Education; https://wrm.capitol.texas.gov/home  
     
    Resources: 
    If you or someone you know has experienced abuse and is seeking support or services, additional resources can be found at www.hcwc.org/resources  
     
    References: 
    What is a SHAC (School Health Advisory Council)? 
    https://www.dshs.texas.gov/schoolhealth/sdhac.shtm#:~:text=A%20School%20Health%20Advisory%20Council,serve%20at%20the%20district%20level.&text=They%20can%20help%20parents%20and,stay%20healthy%20for%20a%20lifetime. 
    Current proposed changes to Texas Education Standards: 
    https://tea.texas.gov/sites/default/files/Health_Education_TEKS_Review_Final_Recommendations.pdf  

    • 59 min

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