Denim Day in LA & USA

Why Denim Day USA?
  • Every two and a half minutes, somewhere in America, someone is sexually assaulted.
  • One in six American women has been the victim of an attempted or completed rape.
  • According to the Los Angeles Police Department, there were 1,117 rapes during the year 2003, with only 260 rape suspects arrested.
  • 82.8% of rapes committed by an intimate are not reported to the police.
  • 35% of college men who voluntarily participated in psychological research conducted at several universities indicated they might commit a rape if they knew they could get away with it.
  • Two million children around the world are forced into prostitution every year.
  • Law enforcement arrests for internet sex crimes against minors are on the rise.
  • 15,000 to 19,000 people with developmental disabilities are raped each year in North America.
  • Survivors deserve support and assistance, not shame and blame.
  • We want to build healthy relationships, families and communities free from sexual, domestic and interpersonal violence.
Garfield High School celebrated Denim Day in the Bulldog way! A great "Thank You" goes out to all those who participated and to the group of individuals who made it happen.
A short video of this event is located on the Video Gallery on this site.  Some pictures are located in the Photo Album.
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