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The logo of Project Healing Sideways, a student group that supports survivors of intimate partner violence.

‘Keeping each other safe’: Pitt raises awareness for domestic violence month

By Punya Bhasin, Senior Staff Writer October 13, 2021
During National Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October, Eva Steele, the founder and chairperson of Project Healing Sideways, said it’s important that young people recognize the risks they face surrounding domestic violence and abuse.
Kristen Steffes, a junior biology major, works with organizations like Pittsburgh Action Against Rape, Feminist Empower Movement and PantherWELL to keep her peers informed.

Peer educator helps students stay healthy

By Katie Sottile, Staff Writer March 25, 2020
Imagine standing in front of a group of fellow college students and encouraging them to put a condom on a dildo as efficiently as they can. Kristen Steffes doesn’t have to.
Oakland Says No More, a campaign which hopes to end workplace sexual harassment and violence, encouraged supporters to sign their petition at an event hosted on Oakland Avenue Tuesday evening. (Photo by Samuel Weber | Staff Writer)

Oakland business owners say “No More” to sexual harassment

By Sam Weber | Staff Writer June 13, 2018

Along Oakland Avenue from Sennott Street to Forbes Avenue, local businesses and organizations came out Tuesday afternoon to celebrate a new partnership between the Southwestern PA Says No More initiative...

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