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Free sexual assault awareness seminar in Lawton on April 29th

LAWTON, OK (KSWO)- A local non-profit is inviting the public to attend its annual sexual assault awareness seminar tomorrow.

The seminar will be at Great Plains Technology Center at 8:30 a.m and it is free and open to the public. They'll talk about identifying the warning signs, the effects of child sexual abuse and how to address it.

April is sexual assault awareness month and organizer Stanley Hammond says people need to know that sexual assault can happen to anyone.

“What we want to do is we want to get not just mothers and daughters but fathers and sons and community needs to be involved. This is a national epidemic were dealing with here,” said Hammond.

Hammond says they will also be a self-defense workshop. The seminar is completely free, and food will be provided. There will also be door prizes at the event.

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