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Denim Day Marks 20 Years Of Raising Sexual Assault Awareness

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April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and today is Denim Day.  These designations are designed to increase awareness about sexual assault and the societal behaviors and perceptions that must be changed.  Safehouse Center executive director Barbara Niess-May joins WEMU's David Fair to discuss what Denim Day has accomplished and what still needs to be done. 

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Barbara Niess-May, executive director of SafeHouse Center in Washtenaw County

Resources:

SafeHouse Center

About Denim Day

"Survivor Speak Out" Event

If you are in need of immediate assistance as the result of sexual assault or domestic violence, call 9-1-1.

Safehouse Center 24/7 Help Line: (734) 995-5444

Downloadable "Survivors of Domestic Violence Handbook" 

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— David Fair is the WEMU News Director and host of Morning Edition on WEMU.  You can contact David at 734.487.3363, on twitter @DavidFairWEMU, or email him at dfair@emich.edu

Nearly three-quarters of David Fair’s 20+ years in radio has been at WEMU. Since 1994, he has been on the air at 5am each weekday on 89.1 FM as the local host of NPR’s Morning Edition. Over the years, Fair has had the opportunity to interview nationally and internationally known politicians, activists and celebrities. But he feels the most important features and interviews have been with those who live and work here at home. He believes his professional passions and desires fit perfectly into WEMU’s commitment to serving a local audience.
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