Aly Raisman to give keynote address at Child Abuse Summit in Rochester

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April 24, 2019 05:22 AM

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — Six-time Olympic medalist Aly Raisman will be in Rochester Wednesday for the 11th annual Bivona Child Advocacy Center's Child Abuse Summit.

Raisman will give the keynote address called "Fierce: My Survivor Story." She will shed light on her experience as a survivor of sexual abuse perpetrated by convicted USA gymnastics doctor, Larry Nassar. 


The Bivona Child Advocacy Center's Child Abuse Summit is at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center. Raisman will speak at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday.

On Tuesday, she joined 50 survivors of sexual assault in California supporting a bill allowing them to seek justice in court. 

Raisman remains an advocate for change within the sport of gymnastics and to help eradicate sexual abuse in youth sports.


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