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PA Centered is a podcast designed to help listeners be a part of the solution to end sexual harassment, abuse, and assault. Each episode, we will take on a topic or current event to help spark conversation and break down barriers to building communities free from sexual violence. Hosted by the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (PCAR).

PA Centered Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape

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PA Centered is a podcast designed to help listeners be a part of the solution to end sexual harassment, abuse, and assault. Each episode, we will take on a topic or current event to help spark conversation and break down barriers to building communities free from sexual violence. Hosted by the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (PCAR).

    Episode 25: How Can We Serve Pregnant Survivors?

    Episode 25: How Can We Serve Pregnant Survivors?

    This episode we are joined by Dr. Phyllis Sharps from Johns Hopkins University. We learn about maternal and child health, and the effects of intimate partner violence on pregnant women, infants, and very young children. 
     
     

    • 33 min
    History You Should Know: Nicole Pittman

    History You Should Know: Nicole Pittman

    In this episode of History You Should Know, we learn about Nicole Pittman, an attorney and national expert working to end child sexual abuse and terminate the practice of registering children as sex offenders.
    Learn more:
    Just Beginnings Collaborative Names Nicole Pittman Executive Director
    2019 Leadership Prize Winner Nicole Pittman on her work, leadership
    Studies, experts question effect of placing children on sex offender registries
    Raised on the Registry The Irreparable Harm of Placing Children on Sex Offender Registries in the US
    Visit www.pcar.org/podcasts for show notes and transcripts. 

    • 6 min
    History You Should Know: Harriet Ann Jacobs

    History You Should Know: Harriet Ann Jacobs

    In this episode of History You Should Know, we learn about Harriet Ann Jacobs, an enslaved women who published the book, Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, describing the years of sexual abuse she survived at the hands of the white man who enslaved her until she escaped. Her writings raised awareness within the abolitionist movement about the sexual exploitation of enslaved women.
    Learn more:
    Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
    The Harriet Jacobs Family Papers
    The Fearless Truthtelling of Harriet Ann Jacobs
    Harriet Jacobs Biography
    Visit www.pcar.org/podcasts for show notes and transcripts. 

    • 16 min
    History You Should Know: Aishah Shahidah Simmons

    History You Should Know: Aishah Shahidah Simmons

    In this episode of History You Should Know, we learn about Aishah Shahidah Simmons, a survivor,  filmmaker and an award-winning Black feminist lesbian cultural worker, who, for over 25-years, has examined the intersections of race, gender, sexuality, and sexual violence.
    Learn more:
    The Story of SNCC
    Imagine Otherwise: Aishah Shahidah Simmons on Black Feminist Anti-Violence Activism
    Making the Revolution Irresistible: An Interview with Aishah Shahidah Simmons
    NO! The Rape Documentary
    Love WITH Accountability
    How Can We End Child Sexual Abuse Without Prisons?
    #FromNO2Love Videos
    @AfroLez Link Tree
    Visit www.pcar.org/podcasts for show notes and transcripts. 

    • 6 min
    History You Should Know: Audre Lorde

    History You Should Know: Audre Lorde

    In this episode of History You Should Know, we learn about Audre Lorde, a survivor who described herself as a “black, lesbian, mother, warrior, poet.” 
    Learn more:
    Poetry Room Listening Booth: Audre Lorde
    Poetry Foundation: Audre Lorde
    Biographies: Audre Lorde
    About Audre Lorde (includes list of works)
    Breaking Isolation: Self Care and Community Care Tools for Our People
    Visit www.pcar.org/podcasts for show notes and transcripts. 

    • 6 min
    Episode 24: Keystone Crisis Intervention Team

    Episode 24: Keystone Crisis Intervention Team

    During this episode, we are joined by members of the Keystone Crisis Intervention Team, or KCIT to learn more about how they support communities after trauma occurs. Learn more about how you can get involved or contact KCIT for your community at kcitpa.org.
    Contact KCIT:
    Visit org
    Email Donna, Melissa or info@kcitpa.org
    Call the 24/7 hotline at 855-767-5248
    Learn more about becoming a volunteer here. Learn more about training offered by KCIT here.
    Visit www.pcar.org/podcasts for show notes and transcripts. 

    • 32 min

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