Tuesday, April 15, 2014

April 14, 2014: Campaign to End Child Sexual Assault Now


YOU AND ME AND THE FRUIT TREES: Filmmaker and activist Tracey Quezada talks with Preeti Mangala Shekar about what's wrong with the criminal justice approach to child sexual assault and what we can do to address this public health problem as a community.

One in three of girls and one in six of boys are sexually assaulted before the age of 18 years, usually by someone they know. Non-gender conforming boys and girls are even more vulnerable according to the ACE studies. Tracey Quezada talks about her personal experience with victims and survivors of child sexual abuse and what inspired her to make the film.She looks at the generational cycle of sexual abuse, the enormity of it, and examines child sexual abuses as a public health issue.Child sexual abuse impacts everybody in the family.

You and Me and the Fruit Trees will be shown this Saturday, April 19th from 1:30 to 4:30 at Oakland Asian Cultural Center. The is a Community event to initiate a new campaign to END CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE NOW!!! See trailer at www.facebook.com/endCSAnow.

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