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Proclamation Day 2024: News 12

News 12 covered The Rowan Center's 2024 Sexual Assault Awareness Month Proclamation Day at Stamford Government Center. Watch the story >>

March 2024 Volunteer of the Month: Selma Razgui

March 2024 Volunteer of the Month: Selma Razgui

She/Her/Hers Counseling Intern and Advocate  What drew you to The Rowan Center? The Rowan Center's values. It is a place where the interests of the people we serve are paramount, but the value of prevention and education for younger generations is equal to that of...

Meet Zachary Boccarossa, February 2024 Volunteer of the Month

Meet Zachary Boccarossa, February 2024 Volunteer of the Month

(He, Him, His) Crisis Counselor and Advocate What drew you to The Rowan Center? I found the mission of The Rowan Center to be very admirable, and I was excited to have the opportunity to learn more about trauma-informed care. My supervisors seemed helpful and...

It’s Time to Talk to Your Kid about Sexting

"Around a third of young people engage in sexting...Given that underage sexting is not only illegal in many states but often threatening or abusive, parents need to help their kids navigate this terrain." Read more from the Wall Street Journal >>

Meet Taina Colon, January 2024 Volunteer of the Month

Meet Taina Colon, January 2024 Volunteer of the Month

(She, Her, Hers) Counseling Intern and Victim Advocate What drew you to The Rowan Center? What drew me to The Rowan Center was specifically the population served and the opportunity of education not only for myself but anyone who comes to us.  What keeps you at...

2024 Human Trafficking Awareness Day Statement

Today, we recognize National Human Trafficking Awareness Day—a powerful opportunity to learn more about trafficking, speak up for victims and survivors, and commit ourselves to ending this horrific crime. It’s an important day and one we are proud to honor, but our...

Five Reasons to Support The Rowan Center This Year

An excerpt from a speech by Sharon Walker Epps, The Rowan Center Board Chair, at Gingerbread Houses and Cocktails for a Cause on November 30, 2023. This holiday season, The Rowan Center is raising funds for our programs that serve children and young adults. Yes, this...

How to React to Sexual Assault Disclosure: A Guide

When someone you care about tells you they have been assaulted, it's not always easy to know what to say—still, it's important to be supportive. Research shows that survivors who disclose and are met with an understanding reaction have a more positive healing journey...

Meet Jeanine Maldonado, October 2023 Volunteer of the Month

Meet Jeanine Maldonado, October 2023 Volunteer of the Month

(She, Her, Hers) Victim Advocate What drew you to The Rowan Center? I found out about the agency through one of their former counselors in 2017. From that moment on, I knew I wanted to follow her footsteps and help others, especially when it came to survivors of...

Meet Ady J. Matos, September 2023 Volunteer of the Month

(She, Her, Hers) Counseling Intern and Advocate What drew you to The Rowan Center? The service and education provided, both to clients and to volunteers. What keeps you at The Rowan Center? I enjoy being able to help and educate those in need. What do you wish people...