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Evanston Residents Honored by Northwest CASA for Volunteer Work

Published: 6/17/2015 Evanston Patch Posted by: Tim Moran (Patch Staff) Dickelle Fonda and Alan Fishman were recognized for their commitment to end sexual violence. Two Evanston residents were among several volunteers honored this week at the Northwest Center Against Sexual Assault’s (Northwest CASA) annual volunteer appreciation dinner held at Francesca’s Tavola in Arlington Heights. Dickelle [...]

Sexual abuse victims empower themselves through stories

Published: 3/31/2012 Daily Herald By Christopher Placek As a freshman in college, happy to be away from home, Shannon trusted everyone around her. Why? “Because I had no reason not to,” she said. But she now admits she failed to see the red flags. One night she went back to a guy’s room — someone [...]

Impact of sexual assault enormous

Published: 4/6/2008 Daily Herald April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. Why do we want to make you aware of this? It’s because, unfortunately, sexual assault is more widespread today than heart disease. In a 2003 National Victims of Crime report, “it is estimated that 13.4 percent of adult women have been victims of [...]