I found a team that believed in me & encouraged me to find out how strong I really am.

December 8. 2020
Virginia M., ERA student survivor client


After surviving sexual assault in high school, Virginia experienced further harm when her school mishandled her case. So she worked with Equal Rights Advocates to seek healing and justice. Not only did Virginia reclaim her story, but her lawsuit with ERA also required Sacramento School District to rewrite its policies on sexual assault and harassment with ERA’s guidance, impacting 49,000 students.

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