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Media Savvy in the age of "Fake News"

Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Nearly every day we hear the term “fake news” whether used in the political context, or increasingly, through social media platforms. Whether you find this disturbing or...
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Women and The Vote

Monday, November 5, 2018
By Wednesday, we should have a good idea of the gains women made in the history of American politics – it’s the day after the 2018 mid-term elections. Some of us recall when 1992 was termed “The...
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Women at Ground Zero: Honoring the Women Heroes of 9/11, A Reflection

Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Twelve years ago today (September 11, 2006), Chrysalis marked the 5th anniversary of one of the most horrific days our country had experienced: 9/11. For any American, these...
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Women's Equality Day

Monday, August 27, 2018
Yesterday marked the 98th anniversary of Women’s Equality Day, which is the celebration of women winning the right to vote.  2018 is projected to be a significant year for...
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Review: The Great American Lie

Tuesday, August 21, 2018
As we gear up for a remarkable presentation from Tiffany Shlain, our 2018 INSPIRED Event speaker, we are learning how important film can be in shifting our awareness of the world around us...
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Culture Shift: Dealing with Toxic Masculinity

Monday, July 30, 2018
The world bombards us with destructive and confusing messages about how we should behave, what we should look like, and what emotions we are allowed to have. More often than not, these...
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Compassion: Antidote to Toxic Stress

Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Watching or listening to the news has become more difficult lately, particularly as we see friends, family, or even strangers suffer. This likely has implications for...
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Preventing Suicidal Ideation and Attempt through Chrysalis After-School

Monday, June 18, 2018
A report released in May reported a significant rise in the number of school-age children and teens thinking of, or actually attempting suicide. An estimated...
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As Housing Costs Rise, Women Face Increased Barriers to Obtaining Home Ownership

Thursday, May 10, 2018
Recent information from the Pew Charitable Trusts confirm what we are hearing from the nonprofit sector: the high cost of home rental leaves most families out of...
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April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Monday, April 16, 2018
Although our attention has been focused on the alarm of recent news, worries about income taxes, and threats of international conflict, it is still important not to...
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Each Day in America

Tuesday, April 3, 2018
The Children’s Defense Fund is an over-40-year-old nonprofit organization advocating for children throughout the country, particularly poor children, children of...
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A Report on Gender Diversity

Monday, March 19, 2018
Last fall, McKinsey & Company released a report providing a look-back at 10 years of increasing gender diversity in the workplace and its contribution to the global...
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Women's History Month: Nevertheless, She Persisted

Thursday, March 8, 2018
March 1 marks the annual recognition of Women’s History Month, celebrating the courage and contributions of women throughout our history and today. First launched by the Education Task Force of Sonoma County...
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Toxic Masculinity

Monday, February 19, 2018
Can masculinity be toxic?  The concept of toxic masculinity is used by psychologists to describe certain traditional norms of behavior that are associated harm – to society and to men themselves. At some point in our lives we have all been told to...
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February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

Monday, February 5, 2018
Chrysalis has long invested in a variety of violence prevention and awareness efforts and the organizations that deliver these services in Greater Des...
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