New Initiative Uses Sports as Platform to End Sexual Assault and Dating Abuse

We are thrilled to announce that WSCADV launched Team Up Washington today, in partnership with the Harborview Center for Sexual Assault & Traumatic Stress and LifeWire. The new initiative is designed to prevent violence by equipping student athletes with tools to stand up for respect and to shift culture at their high schools and in […]

WSCADV’s response to Mariners’ workplace complaints

This morning, the Seattle Times published “Three Mariners execs faced workplace complaints; three women received settlements.” Sexual harassment and the objectification of women is unacceptable. The #MeToo movement has raised the visibility of sexual harassment and sexual violence and changed this country’s conversation about how women are treated in all areas of their lives. This […]

Refuse To Abuse® 5k sold out!

We are thrilled to announce that our 7th annual Refuse To Abuse® 5k at Safeco Field has sold out! Thank you to everyone who has signed up to join us in taking a stand against domestic and sexual violence and playing a role in creating healthy, safe communities. Read our press release here.

Impact of the Refuse To Abuse®5k

“Running Saved My Life” Annual Refuse To Abuse® 5k helped domestic violence survivor heal a lifetime of trauma. This article originally appeared in the Mariners Magazine. Reprinted by permission of the Seattle Mariners. Mariners Magazine is available at the ballpark or by subscription. More details here.  Excerpt: Amy had finally started to get her bearings. After […]

Redfin Sponsorship of the 2017 Refuse To Abuse® 5K

We are excited to share this announcement from Redfin! Redfin is the modern way to buy or sell a home. Our mission is to redefine real estate in the customer’s favor. That means utilizing the most up to date technology to browse for your next home on our website while also employing Redfin agents who […]

Goodwill Refuse To Abuse 5K a success

Together we raised an incredible amount of awareness and over $130,000 for domestic violence prevention.