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At The Blue Bench, our mission is to eliminate sexual assault and diminish the impact it has on individuals, their loved ones and our community through comprehensive issue advocacy, prevention and care.

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Sexual violence affects all genders and demographics, but Native women are disproportionately affected. Here are some Native-led resources available for Native survivors to use and foster the healing process.

Welcome to the Shelf Care reading list by The Blue Bench! Every month, we will curate a reading list of books showcasing powerful voices and talented storytelling. The books highlighted in this month’s list are written by Native American and Indigenous authors in honor of National Native American Heritage Month.

Welcome to the Shelf Care reading list by The Blue Bench! Every month, we will curate a reading list of books showcasing powerful voices and talented storytelling. These books delve into topics related to sexual assault, sexual identity, trauma, healing, hope, community, and resilience.

The books highlighted in this month’s list deal with domestic violence for Domestic Violence Awareness Month. [TW/CW: These books may contain topics related to sexual assault, domestic violence, drug use, and others that some may find triggering]

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