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Strength United Dresses Social Media in Denim for Sexual Assault Awareness

April 6, 2020

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In an ordinary spring, CSUN’s Strength United staff, faculty, students and survivors would break out their denim and band together for Sexual Assault Awareness Month in April. This is no ordinary spring, however. With the global spread of the COVID-19 pandemic and California’s statewide shelter-in-place order, Strength United — a chartered center operated through CSUN’s Michael D. Eisner College of Education to assist those affected by violence and trauma — has had to pivot and get creative for “Denim Day” and Sexual Assault Awareness Month programs. Read more

Supporting Our Community - StrengthUnited Update

March 20, 2020

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We know that the new “Safer at Home” order will have a detrimental impact on the people and communities we serve. Effective Wednesday, March 18, we have temporarily closed our offices on CSUN campus, and in Northridge and Newhall. The Family Justice Center in Van Nuys will remain a 24/7 Acute Response Center.StrengthUnited remains available to our clients, families, partners and community and will continue to meet the needs of the community through the continuation of our 24/7 Hotline. Our 24/7 hotline is fully staffed and ready to assist all, including those experiencing COVID-19 anxiety. Read more

Sponsor a Strength United Family for the Holidays

December 12, 2019

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Thank you for caring about Strength United and our clients. This year you can participate in the magic of wellness provided to clients. We would like to ask if you would be willing to sponsor a family or an individual. Help us provide funds for our 7 most in-need families to purchase gifts this holiday season. We are looking for 25 people to purchase $25 gift cards for Target or Walmart, so our families can go pick out specific gifts requested this holiday season. Read more

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