Our Roots

WE ARE CHANNELING OUR PAIN INTO ADVOCACY.

"FOR SURVIVORS STRUGGLING WITH THEIR TRUTH, OR FRIENDS AND FAMILY LOOKING FOR MORE INFORMATION, THESE RESOURCES ARE HERE TO HELP."

— HBO
Luminarias light up the sidewalk on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019, outside the East Lansing Library. Parents of Sister Survivors Engage (POSSE) and The Army of Survivors lit more than 505 luminarias as a reminder of the effects of sexual abuse prior to Michigan State University President Samuel Stanley’s meeting with Larry Nassar survivors inside the library.” – Nick King | Lansing State Journal

“ONE YEAR LATER: NASSAR VICTIMS WORK TO HONOR THE PAST, CHANGE THE FUTURE.”

— KIM KOZLOWSKI | DETROIT NEWS
2018 Glamour Women of the YearOne woman spoke out, another listened. That helped put an end to the abuse that lasted for more than 20 years. Meet the survivors, detective, attorney, and judge who told the world: Believe women.
Sister Survivor, Sarah Klein’s article for The Inquirer. Click HERE to read.

“THOSE WITHIN THE ARMY OF SURVIVORS HAVE DEALT WITH TRAGEDIES WITH A GOAL IN MIND: ENSURE NO ONE ELSE ENDURES THE SAME TRAUMA.”

— CLAIRE MOORE | THE STATE NEWS

“We are focused on education and resources, and (working) to be a voice for survivors and athletes so that they feel like they have someone fighting for them; they feel like they have an army standing behind them.” – Grace French

ESPNW RoundtableSister Survivors and the importance of being believed

The Army of Survivors Michigan Radio Interview

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“SURVIVORS OF LARRY NASSAR’S SEXUAL ABUSE, EXPERTS & ADVOCATES CALL ON LAWMAKERS IN PENNSYLVANIA TO CONSIDER PASSING A BILL THAT WOULD GIVE VICTIMS OF SEXUAL ABUSE MORE TIME TO SUE."

— ALEXANDRA ILLITCH, WLNS NEWS
Believed is an inside look at how a team of women won a conviction in one of the largest serial sexual abuse cases in U.S. history.

MICHIGAN APPROVES 2 BILLS SUPPORTING SEXUAL ABUSE VICTIMS INSPIRED BY LARRY NASSAR SCANDAL

“WE WILL CONTINUE AS SURVIVORS TO … FUND ADVOCACY ACROSS THE NATION, TO MAKE SURE THESE BILLS GET PASSED, TO MAKE SURE WE HAVE A VOICE AND THAT WE ARE EMPOWERING SURVIVORS AND CHANGING THE CONVERSATION AROUND SEXUAL ASSAULT.”

— GRACE FRENCH