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The Maven: High School Student’s #MeToo Moment Silenced

June 7, 2018 | by

The Maven sought ERA’s perspective when covering the silencing of a high school survivor of sexual assault as she gave her valedictorian commence speech:

“As a culture and as a society we silence victims of sexual assault all the time,” said Brenda Adams, senior staff attorney for Equal Rights Advocates, a nonprofit legal organization that protects economic and educational access and opportunities for women and girls. “It’s more so exacerbated for students.”

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