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

Aly Raisman Photo: bivonacac.org. Aly Raisman

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. 

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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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