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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 Zacharias Sexual Abuse Center in Gurnee, before they helped build an outdoor playground as part of the United Way Hometown...

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 of healing and support for survivors of sexual abuse for more than 30 years, announced this week it plans on...

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 expansion from ZCenter's home in Gurnee. (Mike Isaacs / Pioneer Press) Zacharias Sexual Abuse Center, often referred to as ZCenter,...

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, but can it change the way we address sexual assault? (YouTube) Can Lady Gaga's new video move the needle on...

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. This statement is something I never thought I would have to say. As I stand here in front of you,...

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., May 2, 2015 - Hundreds of Medline employees, family members and friends flexed their crafting and constructing skills at the...

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, Chicago Tribune) One summer afternoon, the couple got a call saying that their teenage daughter had been sexually assaulted while...

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 crisis center, was humbled and honored to celebrate their 30th anniversary last Saturday with over 200 of their supporters at...

Zacharias Sexual Abuse Center Makes Plans to Implement Erin’s Law in Lake County Schools

Erin’s Law is named after childhood sexual assault survivor turned child advocate and activist Erin Merryn who is the founder and President of Erin’s Law. It requires that all public schools implement a prevention-oriented child sexual abuse programs to students PreK -12th grade. (Posted By Jamie Somerville, Community Contributor) GURNEE...

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