Staff Spotlight: Christina Lee, Deputy Director

Hi, my name is Christina Lee and I am the Deputy Director at Rebuilding Hope! Sexual Assault Center for Pierce County. I am so grateful to be able to share my story with you. My journey started when finishing up my last year at the University of Washington. There, I attended a self-defense class where…

Celebrating Sexual Assault Awareness Month with April 20th Sisters Rising Virtual Fundraiser Program

“1 in 3 Native women report having been raped during her lifetime and 86% of the offenses are committed by non-Native men,” reads the introduction to Sisters Rising, the award-winning 2020 documentary on sexual violence in Native American communities. Rebuilding Hope is working to illuminate the pervasive sexual violence committed against Native Women during our…

What Governor Cuomo’s Pattern of Abuse Teaches Us

Content warning: descriptions of sexual harassment “A text book abuser” This is Charlotte Bennett’s description of her former boss, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. Six women have come forward accusing Cuomo of inappropriate touching and invasive sexual advances and questions. The multiple harassment allegations have come out at a unique time for Governor Cuomo, since…