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IMPACT self-defense workshop

Free Self-Defense and Creative Writing Workshop

BARCC is proud to partner again with the YWCA Boston and IMPACT to provide a free self-defense and creative writing workshop for individuals in Cambridge. Sponsored by the Massachusetts…

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Sharing Their Stories, Inspiring Change

Spotlight on the BARCC Survivor Speakers Bureau What can change people’s minds and move people to action? Hearing personal stories. That’s the idea behind BARCC’s Survivor Speakers Bureau…

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Screenshot from website of Office for Victims of Crime The Vicarious Trauma Toolkit

Beyond Bubble Baths

For years, the concept of "self- care" has been promoted as a way that workers can sustain themselves while helping people who have experienced traumatic events. As part of the national Vicarious Trauma…

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