March 25, 2018 Northwest Herald Two years ago in May, I had the privilege of joining the United Way of Greater McHenry County team. I had spent most of my professional career out of the county, which, as some of you know, is quite different from working in our local community. Although we’ve all heard […]
The Daily Northwestern October 9, 2017 Men donned high heels and walked alongside women and children Sunday morning at an event to raise money and awareness for female survivors of sexual violence…Click Here for full story including a video of men “hobbling” along in heels.
CBS Chicago October 30, 2015 The Illinois State Police Crime Lab has a huge backlog of untested rape kits that could take two years to reduce, the 2 Investigators have learned…Click Here for the full story including an interview with Northwest CASA Counselor & CARE Center Counseling Services Manager, Shelley Pier.
WGN Chicago October 4, 2015 EVANSTON, Ill. — Through the cheers and high fives in Evanston, Ill., it was the men in heels on the ground getting the attention. It is the cause that brought these men here today: a lighthearted event shedding light on a dark subject, raising money for the Northwest Center against […]
September 29, 2015 On October 4th, 2015 Chief Eddington along with members of the Evanston Police Department, will be taking part in Walk a Mile in Her Shoes ® walk event hosted by Northwest Center Against Sexual Assault. Chief Eddington will be on hand to talk about the importance of awareness for such a cause. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]