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Media: State House Proves to be Home to Culture of Sexual Misconduct

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As accounts of sexual harassment and assault at the Massachusetts State House are reported with increased frequency, people are looking for ways to prevent a culture of sexual misconduct from ocurring in the first place. Stephanie DeCandia, BARCC director of programs, spoke with Boston University's Daily Free Press about the power dynamics of sexual misconduct in the workplace. 

Excerpt: “It’s easy to imagine that there may be some sort of retaliation, even if it’s not on an official level,” she said. “Just in terms of people talking about it, finding out about it, making judgements, taking sides and having to continue to go to that workplace — it can feel very hostile and very difficult."

Read the full article, "State House proves to be home to culture of sexual misconduct," online at the Daily Free Press website

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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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