From Academy Award nominated Director Kirby Dick The Invisible War, a groundbreaking investigative documentary about one of America’s most shameful and best-kept secrets: the epidemic of rape within the US military.
The film paints a startling picture of the extent of the problem — today, a female soldier in combat zones is more likely to be raped by a fellow soldier than killed by enemy fire. The U.S. Department of Defense estimates there were a staggering 22,800 violent sex crimes in the military in 2011.
Twenty percent of all active-duty female soldiers are sexually assaulted. Female soldiers aged 18 to 21 accounted for more than half of the victims. Read more…
Cohosted by Dr. Mylea Charvat, SF Supervisor Malia Cohen, and SamaHope
Panel discussion following the screening moderated by San Francisco Supervisor Malia Cohen.
VETERANS FORUM ON CCSF ACCREDITATION
We were fortunate to have such an outstanding, experienced and well informed group of people on the panel to help us contemplate and better understand the mounting issues around revoking accreditation of City College of San Francisco.
A hearty THANK YOU to all of our panelists! Featured in this photo are: Continue reading →