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Welcome To Prevention!

Hello, I'm Anthony

About Me

My name is Anthony Thomas I have worked for Amani Community Service as a Prevention Specialist for the last 3 years. I hold a Master's in Counseling and School Administration. Outside of being a Prevention Specialist for Amani I am Assistant Principal for the Waterloo School District. I have served in the prevention field for youth and adults for 20 plus years in the Waterloo area.

What is prevention?

Primary prevention attempts to prevent a sexual assault from happening in the first place.

We aim at strategizing an approach to our youth in preventing a sexual assault from happening, through education.

What is sexual assault?

Sexual assault is an act in which a person intentionally sexually touches another person without that persons consent or coerces or physically forces a person to engage in a sexual act against their will.

What are some ways sexual assault can be prevented?

Here are some easy steps to follow…

· Educate yourself

· Educate others

· STOP blaming victims

· Always ask for consent

· Don’t pressure

· Be aware of gender roles

· Don’t make rape jokes

· Be the change you wish to see in society

Please stay tuned to learn more about what the prevention team is planning!



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