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Former competitive gymnast Sarah Klein to speak at ZCenter fundraising event

GURNEE – The Zacharias Sexual Abuse Center will host its fourth annual Taste of the Town to support the center Nov. 6. The event will feature guest speaker Sarah Klein....

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Mix Matters: Public Affairs Podcast

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Protestors stand in silence for sexual assault survivors

WAUKEGAN – Shoulders hunched, people hurried up the walkway to the Lake County courthouse, eager to seek the warmth waiting behind the automatic glass doors during the unexpected snowfall April...

Ashley Dawson of Wauconda, foreground, is among those participating in a Zacharias Sexual Abuse Center demonstration Monday to draw attention to sexual assault survivors as part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. (Jim Newton / Lake County News-Sun)

Wintry weather, including snow, didn't deter about 15 demonstrators from "standing silent witness" outside of the Lake County Courthouse in Waukegan Monday morning to honor sexual assault survivors. Borrowing a...

A client and counselor hold a session at the Zacharias Sexual Abuse Center in 2014. This year, students at Highland Park High School will raise money for the organization. (Armando L. Sanchez / Chicago Tribune)

Highland Park High School students have selected a Gurnee-based rape crisis center as the beneficiary of the school's 2017 Charity Drive. Funds raised during the 23rd annual Charity Drive will...

Chicago Bears rookies volunteer at ZCenter

DAILY HERALD By Gilbert R. Boucher II gboucher@dailyherald.com Source: http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20151027/news/151028915/ 10/27/2015 7:15 PM...

Chicago Bears rookies volunteer at ZCenter

LAKE COUNTY NEWS-SUN SUBURBS Chicago Bears rookies volunteer at sexual assault center Chicago Bears players Kevin White (left), Khari Lee (center) and Gannon Sinclair (right) greet fans Tuesday at the...

Sexual Abuse Support Community Expands to Skokie

The Zacharias Sexual Abuse Center will open its second office on Dempster Street in January. By Tim Moran, Patch Staff The Zacharias Sexual Abuse Center, which has served as a community...

Zacharias Sexual Abuse Center offers early look at upcoming Skokie location

Adam Robinson, ZCenter Executive Director at the forthcoming Skokie site, shares details about the new sexual abuse center slated to open in 2016. The Skokie facility will mark the first...

ZCenter discusses Lady Gaga’s new music video about campus rape

An image from Lady Gaga's "Til It Happens to You" video, a haunting depiction of campus rape and its aftermath. It has been viewed more than 7 million times worldwide,...

ZCenter Honors Local High School at 13th Community Luncheon

Guests shop silent auction offerings before the program begins. (Sandy McCraren, Highland Park) (Posted by sgarrity1, Community Contributor) "My daughter was sexually abused at 3 ½ by a family member....

Hundreds of Medline Employees Come Together to Give Back, Supporting 30,000 in Lake County

Medline employee boxes up packed meals for Northern Illinois Food Bank. The efforts will result in 25,000 meals for the underserved. (Posted by Rowena R., Community Contributor)   MUNDELEIN, Ill.,...

Gurnee-based Zacharias Center provides haven for sexual abuse survivors

Stuffed animals sit in one of the counseling rooms at the Zacharias Sexual Abuse Center in Gurnee. A new center opened its doors this month in Skokie. (Armando L. Sanchez,...

ZCenter Celebrates 30 Years of Helping Survivors Move ‘From Here to Healing’

ZCenter staff posing with guest speaker, Olympic Gold Medalist and sexual abuse survivor, Kayla Harrison. (Posted By Jamie Somerville, Community Contributor)   Zacharias Sexual Abuse Center, Lake County's only rape...

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