Assault Aftermath

Real men don’t stand by

The My Strength training program teaches men how to intervene in acts of violence against women. Also called bystander training, My Strength should have been offered regularly at Richmond High, as dismayed advocates pointed out in the aftermath of the Richmond High rape.

Blogging for Jane Doe

Hannah Kenny’s Facebook group, called “Support the Richmond High School gang rape survivor,” drew messages of support from across the world.

No urgency before emergency

Without the eyes of news media fixed on them, district board members have displayed no urgency to protect Richmond’s largest school with fences and cameras.

Police release 911 call reporting rape

The Richmond Police Department on Thursday released the 911 call that helped end a reported two-hour rape of a Richmond High student outside of her homecoming dance Oct. 24. Richmond resident Margarita Vargas made the call just before midnight that night. Police today also corrected the victim’s age as being 16 instead of 15, as previously reported. At Wednesday night’s district board meeting, Superintendent Bruce Harter said the school has recieved 322 cards and $15,317 in donations for the victim….

Hundreds gather to support rape victim

More than 300 people turned out at Richmond High School in a show of solidarity for the victim of an alleged rape on campus last week. Students, parents and teachers organized dozens of performances in an attempt to begin healing.

Religious leaders launch volunteer campaign

Religious leaders called on at least 100 people to become eligible to volunteer at Richmond High School and other district campuses at a news conference following the recent rape of a 15-year-old on campus. The incident happened during a homecoming dance that had no volunteer chaperones.