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Media: For Survivors of Sexual Violence, Navigating #MeToo Media Attention Is a Team Effort

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The Mary Sue sat down with a BARCC volunteer and BARCC's Bilingual Client Services Coordinator Alma Huerta Dominguez to discuss #MeToo media coverage, support for survivors, and how trauma can affect a survivor's loved ones. 

Excerpt: "Alma Huerta Dominguez, bilingual client services coordinator at BARCC, says several crisis center services directly involve survivors of sexual and domestic violence, from counseling to legal help to medical advocacy. She says BARCC experiences a noticeable increase in service requests following breaking news stories surrounding sexual violence, and survivors are not the only people coming forward."

Read the full piece, "For Survivors of Sexual Violence, Navigating #MeToo Media Attention Is a Team Effort," online at the Mary Sue

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Posted by Taylor Rapalyea

Taylor Rapalyea
Taylor Rapalyea serves as BARCC's marketing and communications coordinator. She helps implement communications plans, creates content, and provides support for organizational communications, all to further public knowledge of BARCC's mission and services. Taylor brings four years of local news reporting and editing to BARCC, and has worked at Patch News, the Salem News, and the Gloucester Daily Times. She learned video reporting and editing at the Boston Herald, and served as editor of the Simmons Voice while studying journalism and public relations at Simmons College.

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