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Massachusetts Office for Victim Assistance: Patrice’s Story Posted on Mar 3

Massachusetts Office for Victim Assistance: Patrice’s Story

Patrice Provitola, who retired this February after more than 25 years of public service, discusses her work at the Massachusetts Office for Victim Assistance, which connects victims of crime with services across the Commonwealth.  “I’m Patrice Provitola. I’m Deputy Director here at MOVA, which is the   …Continue Reading Massachusetts Office for Victim Assistance: Patrice’s Story

Sexual Assault Awareness Month – April Posted on Apr 8

Sexual Assault Awareness Month – April

In addition to Child Abuse Prevention Month, April is also Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). According to the National Sexual Violence Resource Center, “The goal of SAAM is to raise public awareness about sexual violence and to educate communities and individuals on how to prevent   …Continue Reading Sexual Assault Awareness Month – April