Posts Tagged ‘livejournal’

NIP Offering Support Group for Family and Friends of Sexual Abuse Victims

LJ Twin Cities has the details.

The Concerned Persons Support Group is run by the Rape & Sexual Abuse Center, part of the Neighborhood Involvement Program. It is aimed toward loved ones [friends, family, partners] of victims/survivors of sexual abuse or sexual assault. They have developed an excellent set of new workshops which will provide information, support and answers to your questions.

Beginning Wednesday, July 23, they will cover six different topics:
7/23/08: Introductions and the Basics
7/30/08: Understanding Common Feelings
8/6/08: Working with the Legal System
8/13/08: Healthy Boundaries & Respecting Your Needs
8/20/08: Emotional Burnout & How to Avoid it
8/27/08: Transition from Victim to Survivor

Workshops are free of charge, begin at 6:00, and take place at NIP’s offices at 24th and Hennepin.

Complete details in the LJ post.


twin_cities – LiveJournal is a wealth of information. Where to find a divorce support group. Where to get a whole hog. Where to unload your chinchillas. Where the cheap monthly parking is in downtown St. Paul. And that’s just today!

Minnesota MonitorPodcast from the Neighborhood Sustainability Conference held at Augsburg College. MnMon’s all multimedia and shit. Follow them on Twitter, too.

MN DailyU receives $1.7 million in grants to tackle obesity. I’m sure all the giant food companies based in town will be watching closely.

vita.mnPubes! Man, people get riled up over maintenance of The Hair Down There. See also, mnspeak and Sornie. Watch the euphemisms and metaphors come out of the woodwork.

NewsCut – Bob Collins reaction to the Keillor mansion non-story is the same as mine, and better expressed.

MinnPost – David Brauer on the cesspool that is’s comments in light of a recent public defender’s argument that “her client’s trial — for making terroristic threats against 10-year-old boy — should be moved from Ramsey County because of public comments on, the Pioneer Press website.” Pretty good analysis of the comment mechanism at the PiPress’s site. (As of right now, zero comments on this MinnPost story.)

Minneapolis Issues Forum – On the problem of architectural theft. Happens all the time with shady contractors and is really hard to document for insurance purposes.

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