April 29, 2022
By Jessica Mathews / [email protected]
Community members are invited to a relaxing afternoon of care and awareness activities to help show their support for survivors of sexual assault on their journey to healing.
April is National Sexual Assault Awareness Month and the LACASA Center has hosted various awareness events and initiatives.
The LACASA Center provides comprehensive and comprehensive services to victims and survivors of child abuse, domestic violence, and sexual assault in Livingston County.
This Saturday, the association will organize the free awareness event “Journey to Healing: An Afternoon of Self-Care”. It will take place from noon to 3 p.m. at Bock’s Big Acre (formerly Ed Bock Feeds & Stuff) in Pinckney.
Participants can visit kiosks and self-care activities, enjoy healing sessions, watch gardening demonstrations and learn more about preventing sexual assault. The free event is open to all and will also feature a play area for children.
Officials are encouraging people to come out and show their support for victims and survivors of sexual assault in the community. LACASA Sexual Assault Team Leader Sherry Boroto said it’s important for the community to take action and let victims and survivors know that people believe and support them.
The free awareness event is hosted by the LACASA Center Sexual Assault Response Team and the Department of Social Change/Community Education.