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The Competition

The Competition

The Competition By Sarah DeMaison Am I the only one who thinks “THERE IS NOT ENOUGH TIME IN THE DAY”? It is almost like running a race. Who are we racing with? Who are we competing with? Maybe consider stopping and looking around to see who the “competition” is and...

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Charlotte Knights Community Corner

Charlotte Knights Community Corner

Brave Step will participate in the Charlotte Knights' Community Corner on Thursday, August 25. Stop by to say hello and enjoy the game. Address: 324 S. Mint Street, CharlotteTime: 7 p.m. Tickets may be purchased...

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Does Therapy REALLY work?!

Does Therapy REALLY work?!

Does Therapy REALLY work?! By Sarah DeMaison There are some people reading this who have seen a therapist, or two or even five before. Someone reading this might not “believe” in therapy. Everyone is entitled to their own opinions. Someone reading this might be...

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Hope

Hope

HOPE By Sarah DeMaison Even though there are billions of people in the world, it is so easy to just feel so alone. Feeling as though there is no one you can count on or no one who understands. Some people may not have any support such as family or friends and others...

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Hope

Will Someone Please Just Tell Me WHY?!

Will Someone Please Just Tell Me WHY?! Have you ever had one of those days, or weeks, or months? April was stress awareness month, and I’ve got to be honest, I got in way over my head. I have been working on volunteering on writing a grant for my children’s elementary...

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Community Outreach Coordinator

Community Outreach Coordinator

Brave Step is seeking a volunteer community outreach coordinator to assist the nonprofit in its mission to strengthen men and women impacted by sexual abuse. A community outreach coordinator will engage and educate our community from civic organizations to local...

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Brave Step Receives 2016 Community Achievement Award

Brave Step Receives 2016 Community Achievement Award

On Tuesday, April 5 in celebration of Take Back The Night, Brave Step was honored to receive the 2016 Community Achievement Award from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte Interpersonal Violence Prevention and Education Committee. It is an honor and tribute...

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Volunteer Coordinator

Volunteer Coordinator

Brave Step is seeking a volunteer coordinator to assist the nonprofit in its mission to strengthen men and women impacted by sexual abuse. We seek a personable, organized and motivated professional who is passionate about the cause, has the ability to establish...

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COURAGEOUS CORNER DATES SET FOR JUNE AND JULY

COURAGEOUS CORNER DATES SET FOR JUNE AND JULY

If you are a woman impacted by sexual abuse, Brave Step will host its next Courageous Corner meetings where you will be safe, understood and supported in your journey. This is a safe place where community and inspiration are guaranteed. Monday, June 6 from 6-7 p.m....

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COURAGEOUS CORNER DATES SET FOR JUNE AND JULY

COURAGEOUS CORNER DATES SET FOR APRIL AND MAY

If you are a man or woman impacted by sexual abuse, Brave Step will host its next Courageous Corner meetings where you will be safe, understood and supported in your journey. This is a safe place where community and inspiration are guaranteed. Monday, April 4 from 6-7...

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COURAGEOUS CORNER DATES SET FOR JUNE AND JULY

COURAGEOUS CORNER DATES SET FOR FEBRUARY AND MARCH

If you are a man or woman impacted by sexual abuse, Brave Step will host its next Courageous Corner meetings where you will be safe, understood and supported in your journey. This is a safe place where community and inspiration are guaranteed. Monday, Feb. 1 from 6-7...

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In the News: WBTV

In the News: WBTV

On Dec, 30, 2015, Brave Step had the opportunity to join WBTV Bounce TV to discuss the impact sexual abuse has on adults, what Brave Step can offer survivors and more.

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Charlotte Checkers Jan. 23, 2016

Charlotte Checkers Jan. 23, 2016

Join Brave Step at the Charlotte Checkers game Jan. 23, 2016 The Charlotte Checkers have given Brave Step a wonderful opportunity to share its mission and also raise funds in the process. For every $16 ticket sold, Brave Step receives $5. This is a great event for...

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Research and Evaluation Volunteer Opportunity

Research and Evaluation Volunteer Opportunity

Brave Step is seeking a research and evaluation volunteer with clinical and mental health experience to assist the nonprofit in its mission to strengthen men and women impacted by sexual abuse. The volunteer will work closely with the advisory board, leadership team...

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2015 #GivingTuesdayCLT

2015 #GivingTuesdayCLT

Dear Supporters, Brave Step is participating in the second annual #GivingTuesdayCLT powered by SHARE Charlotte.  #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving. After the sales of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, it’s a time to celebrate and encourage charitable...

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North Carolina Statutes for Reporting Child Sexual Abuse

North Carolina Statutes for Reporting Child Sexual Abuse

North Carolina Statutes for Reporting Child Sexual Abuse By Seth H. Langson Many people in North Carolina think that all child sexual abuse must be reported. Unfortunately, that is not true. The confusion stems from the fact that there are two sections of Chapter 7B...

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Volunteers Share Their Spiritual Story of Healing

Volunteers Share Their Spiritual Story of Healing

Survivors of abuse take many journeys during the healing process. Some are spiritual and others are not. Either way, healing is important. Take a few minutes to listen to two of Brave Step's volunteers as they share their spiritual testimony.

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