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The internet has changed the way we do so much, including how we connect with one another. Katie Twyman talks about how finding online communities changed her life -- for the better.

CALL TO ACTION: Tell us how online communities have gotten you through a difficult point in your life.

Reflect and share with us on social media using #EngageUplift!

Engage by Uplift tackles the difficult issues surrounding sexual abuse that the YouTube and online communities face. We're starting real talk for real change.

Each week, our host Kat Lazo discusses abuse and how it manifests in virtual spaces. Watch and collaborate with us through weekly calls to action, and join in with some of your favorite YouTubers as they consider the issues in round table discussions.

Sources for this episode:
http://www.icdv.idaho.gov/conference/handouts/False-Allegations.pdf
http://www.bjs.gov/index.cfm?ty=nvat
http://researcharchive.vuw.ac.nz/handle/10063/759

More information:
http://ndaa.org/pdf/the_voice_vol_3_no_1_2009.pdf
http://www.vox.com/2015/6/1/8687479/lie-rape-statistics

Hosted by Kat Lazo: https://www.youtube.com/user/TheeKatsMeoww

Directed & Written by Kelly Kend: http://kellykend.com/

Real talk for Real Change. #EngageUplift
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