All posts tagged: Lavinia Masters

Anny Jacoby’s Appearances for National Stalking Awareness Month

January is National Stalking Awareness Month Stalking is a repetitive pattern of unwanted, harassing or threatening behavior committed by one person against another.  Acts include: telephone harassment, being followed, receiving unwanted gifts, and other similar forms of intrusive behavior.  All states and the Federal Government have passed anti-stalking legislation.  Definitions may vary state-to-state but most define stalking as “the willful, malicious, and repeated following and harassing of another person that threatens his or her safety”. Anny Jacoby Anny Jacoby, Personal Safety Expert and Certified Self-Defense Coach, will be making appearances to enhance awareness during January, National Stalking Awareness Month. Anny’s mission is to reach out to every avenue available to teach these skills at the corporate level, to emergency services, victim support groups and agencies, schools, colleges and health service providers. Her professional programs are designed for every age group from children to seniors, as well as a program designed specifically for the disabled. Lavinia Masters Lavinia Masters serves as a speaker, volunteer and Sexual Assault Response Team Member for Denton County Friends of the …

Lavinia Masters and Lisa Michels Take On Ben Roethlisberger

The case of Ben Roethlisberger, and his alleged sexual assault escapades, was the topic of discussion on the Lavinia Masters BlogTalk Radio show this past Sunday, May 2.  If you didn’t have the opportunity to listen live you can listen to the archive HERE. What side of the fence do you sit on regarding Ben and his alleged sexual assaults?  Although there are no criminal charges filed by the latest victim, do you feel Ben is getting away with it?  Is the NFL giving enough training and awareness for their players? And what about the victim?  How do you think she is dealing with this incident? Lavinia and Lisa are both surviving victims of sexual assault.  They both have come away from their respective assaults scarred, but just as scar tissue is made stronger, these ladies have worked through and come out the other side with power and a passion to educate, bring awareness to, and prevent others from experiencing the devastation of sexual assault. Both Lavinia and Lisa are members of the RAINN Speakers …

Susan Murphy Milano, Lisa Michels and Lavinia Masters Appear Together on the Susan Murphy Milano Show

It was a hot July night in 1985, and the Texas sixth-grader Lavina Masters had been sexually assaulted by an unknown suspect. This process — collecting evidence for a rape kit — lasted several hours was “devastating.” But just as difficult, says Masters, was the 20-year wait for that evidence to yield results. Lavina discussed in a recent interview with CNN how her rape kit sat idle until 2005, when the Dallas Police Department re-opened her case, as part of a new initiative to solve old crimes. Please join us for a very special hour with Author and national safety prevention expert Lavinia Masters. And Lisa Fiorese Michels a board member with Project Meridian.org and a noted speaker on “Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome” and educating those whom often feel shame and embarrassment when the crime of rape is committed against them. DATE: January 27, 2010 TIME: 3:00 PM Central Standard Time Live call in Number: 347-326-9337 Show Link: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/susanmurphymilano If you are unable to listen live, return to this site and the show will automatically play. …