News today got you wanting to do something positive? Local poets Judith Volmer, Teddi Salsgiver, Ellen Mcgrath Smith, Jill Khoury, Rachel Mennies, Leslie Anne Mcilroy, and Ava C. Cipri will be raising their voices, as well as raising money to benefit Pittsburgh Action Against Rape, a local organization dedicated to assisting victims of sexual abuse and ending sexual violence in our community.
Sexual violence can affect anyone. If you are the victim of rape or sexual assault, or want to help someone who has been, Pittsburgh Action Against Rape (PAAR) is here to help. Their experienced, trained, counselors and advocates provide services that are completely confidential, and just a phone call away: 1-866-363-7273.