How To Be An Ally Of Sexual Assault Survivors / Omar Ameen / Community Of Writers Celebrates 50th Anniversary
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In partnership with CapRadio’s podcast series After the Assault, we share advice on how to be an ally for survivors of sexual violence. Also, we discuss the thrown-out extradition trial of Omar Ameen, an Iraqi refugee living in Sacramento, falsely accused as an ISIS hitman. But after more than two years in jail, and despite a federal judge ordering his release, Ameen remains in federal custody. Plus, CapRadio Reads shares the 50th anniversary of the Community of Writers poetry workshop in the Olympic Valley of the Sierra Nevada.
- In collaboration with the CapRadio podcast series After the Assault, ValorUs Communications Manager Carissa Gutierrez explains how to be an ally for a survivor of sexual assault without expectations, offering advice on how to best offer support loved ones through trauma while also taking care of yourself
- CapRadio Northern California Reporter Janelle Salanga discusses the thrown-out extradition trial of Omar Ameen, an Iraqi refugee living in Sacramento, falsely accused in the murder of an Iraqi police officer. After more than two years in custody, upon Ameen’s release from Sacramento County Jail, he was turned over to ICE custody, where he currently remains
- Vice correspondent Michael Anthony Adams, director Roberto Daza, and producer Stuart Harmon on their investigative documentary on Omar Ameen
- Donna Apidone with CapRadio Reads speaks with poets Brenda Hillman and Blas Falconer about an anthology honoring the 50th anniversary of the Community of Writers poetry workshop