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About Megan Osborne

Megan is passionate about education and working with young people. She strongly believes in social justice and ending violence in the community. Megan works as a prevention educator at HCWC where she engages youth and facilitates discussions in the community promoting gender equality, advocacy, consent, and healthy relationships. She is passionate about advocating for peace, equality, and youth empowerment. She enjoys research, watching movies, playing roller derby, and drinking coffee.

BOOK REVIEW: Know My Name by Chanel Miller

Chanel Miller In 2015 the Stanford rape case made national headlines and captivated social media, causing many debates on-campus rape culture, drinking, and consent. Media outlets fixated on Brock Turner’s swim records, economic background, and career potential, bringing [...]

2020-05-11T20:09:24+00:00By |

Help Prevent Child Abuse This April

Child Abuse Prevention Month is observed every year in the United States and is dedicated to raising awareness and preventing child abuse and neglect. Nearly 700,000 children in the United States are experiencing abuse every year. HCWC remains dedicated [...]

2020-04-02T16:26:15+00:00By |

How to Listen. Believe. Support. This April

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, a national effort to raise public awareness about sexual assault and educate communities and individuals on how to prevent sexual violence. Sexual assault is a pervasive and unfortunately common occurrence. 1 in 3 [...]

2020-04-01T16:53:05+00:00By |

Helping a Friend

A friend of mine is in an abusive relationship and I am worried about them. What can I do to help?It can be a very upsetting when someone we care about is being abused or even treated badly by their [...]

2020-08-10T18:14:42+00:00By |

#BeTheChange This Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, an annual campaign committed to raising awareness of and preventing domestic violence. Domestic violence affects people of all races, genders, and economic backgrounds. Domestic violence includes the physical, psychological, and emotional abuse of an [...]

2019-10-01T20:22:31+00:00By |

Talking to Teens About Relationships

How are we preparing our children and teens for healthy relationships? Modeling healthy relationships is a great way we teach these behaviors. However, some teens fall victim to dating violence regardless of the relationships they see at home. Young people [...]

2019-07-03T22:15:20+00:00By |

Internet Safety Tips for Teens & Parents

With most teens accessing the internet from mobile devices, many parents want to know how they can keep their teens safe online. While many programs and apps are designed with parental locks and passwords, they don’t teach teens how [...]

2020-07-29T18:27:20+00:00By |

QUIZ: Consent or Coercion?

In a healthy relationship, both people should feel comfortable with the level of physical activity occurring whether it be kissing, hugging, touching, or sex. Coercion comes in many different forms and no one should feel obligated or pressured into [...]

2019-06-05T19:36:35+00:00By |
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