Your testimony has been submitted to Pennsylvania Victim Advocate Jennifer Storm.
Thank you for giving of your time, of your energy, of your story to help shape the overall testimony provided to the Pennsylvania Senate on behalf of all victims/survivors of sexual assault.
Your Response is Ok
It is reasonable and understandable that sharing this experience and information may be emotionally triggering.
Please engage in any manner of self-care that works for you.
• Physical: move your body (hiking, walking, yoga, kick boxing)
• Personal: engage in a hobby (fishing, crafting)
• Emotional: honor your feelings (journal, call a friend)
Additional support is always available (24/7) through the PCAR hotline at 888.772.7227.
What Happens Next
The appointed Pennsylvania Victim Advocate, Jennifer Storm, will provide a consolidated testimony to the Senate on behalf of all sexual assault victims/survivors.
Additionally, the Senate has invited in person testimony from 6 victims/survivors at the hearing. This will be an opportunity for these survivors to share their stories in an effort for the Senate to better understand the long term impact of these crimes.
The hearing will take place at the Pennsylvania Capitol on October 2, 2019. This is a public hearing – you may attend.
If you have additional questions, please call the Office of Victim Advocate at 800.563.6399 (M – F, 8am – 4:45pm).