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Celebrating Pride month!

“The things that make me different are the things that make me, me. -Piglet”   Hi, I’m Avishek! I’m a 24-year-old software engineer, Catan enthusiast, and Airplane lover from Seattle, WA. I grew up in a small, rather conservative town, in the suburbs of Seattle where I was one of the few Southeast Asian kids […]

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Contemporary Picks: A Reading List in honor of Black History Month

[one_half_last][/one_half_last]In honor of Black History Month, we explore and highlight contemporary Black authors that address themes of gender-based violence, with a reading list (*see disclaimer; box), handpicked and curated by Rukmini Kalamangalam (Community Liaison, Raksha Inc).    Gender-based and sexual violence are not specific to any race, religion or community. Yet studies show that in

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POWER HOURS: To donate to Raksha on GAGives for Giving Tuesday!

HELP POWER UP YOUR DONATIONS ON Giving Tuesday! Donate on GAGives.org/story/raksha2021 during power hours to help us to be picked for prizes: Raksha is registered for the following prizes on GAGives 2021: Carr, Riggs & Ingram Leaderboard (Previously titled “General Leaderboard”) WestRock Early Giving, Leaderboard, and Power Hours Aprio Passionate for What’s Next Power Hours

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Purple Lotus: Raksha hosts an Author Dialogue & Book Spotlight Event

ON OCTOBER 16, 8 PM EST, Raksha, Inc will host a Book Spotlight & Author Dialogue event in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Veena Rao’s debut novel, ‘Purple Lotus’ covers so many intersectional themes in a contemporary setting – ranging from cultural conditioning to relationship power dynamics, while painting a vivid picture of the

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Pride Month (October) 2020: ATL Q& A, 50th Anniversary of ATL Pride, LGBT History Month!

Did you know that October is also LGBT History and Pride Month and October 11 is National Coming Out Day?  October 2020 also marks the 50th year of Atlanta Pride! In 2019, Raksha, Inc was proud to be a Grand Marshall at the Atlanta Pride Parade. This year, the Atlanta Pride’s 50th anniversary festival is

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Raksha was there!

It has a been a busy couple of months for Raksha advocates and therapists, who have been attending conventions, workshops or representing Raksha’s work in a personal or professional capacity at webinars and events. To name a few: National CAPACD 2020 Convention Georgia Family Violence Conference 2020 National Virtual Sexual Assault Conference  We also participated

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