Sexual Violence

Duluth Sexual Assault Proclimation

The City of Duluth proclaimed the month of April Sexual Assault Awareness Month

DULUTH, Minn.- Tonight city and county officials, law enforcement, prosecutors and advocates all came together to proclaim April Sexual Assault Awareness Month in Duluth. PAVSA is leading the push to end sexual violence in Duluth. And tonight they kicked off a series of events they will hold this month to get the entire community involved. PAVSA says it takes partnerships…

Many ‘Fall’ for PAVSA Autumn Event

Annual Fundraiser Held at DECC

DULUTH, Minn.-For years PAVSA has been offering their services free of charge to victims of sexual abuse and violence. Friday night, the community gave back at the 38th Annual PAVSA Autumn Event Fundraiser. Hundreds packed the DECC in their suits and dresses for PAVSA’s biggest Fundraiser of the year. Guests could donate by participating in the silent auction, live auction,…

UMD Takes Back the Night

March and Rally held Against Sexual and Domestic Violence

DULUTH, Minn.- The UMD Campus was alive Thursday night, with rallying cries against sexual assault and domestic violence, and in support of survivors, as a group Took Back the Night. The Kirby Ballroom abuzz with men, women and children gathered to work to end sexual and domestic violence, and reclaim the nighttime from fear and vulnerability. “I think it’s just…

#TimesUpTwinPorts Hopes To End Sexual Assault

PAVSA Hosted A Luncheon To Spread Awareness On Sexual Assault

DULUTH, Min. — April is sexual assault awareness month and a new campaign began this month to help stop abuse. #TimesUpTwinPorts is the new message PAVSA expressed at Thursday’s annual luncheon in the Greysolon Ballroom in Duluth. “It represents that the clock has run out sexual violence and our community has had enough.” said Vanessa Lebens who’s an advocate at PAVSA….