Brace yourselves. This one is hard to watch. Mainly because they're so young. Because they shouldn't have to be doing this. However, we cannot commend high school student Kami Baker (friend of the 15-year-old gang rape victim/survivor) enough for blasting Richmond school officials for lack of safety, lack of forethought, and lack of above average job skills.
Describing her friend as a churchgoer who struggled to fit in at school, the victim arrived alone to the Richmond High School homecoming dance in a "gorgeous in a sparkling purple dress and faux diamond baubles." After having fun at the dance, she had no idea the horror waiting for her at Richmond High School.
"This story has disrupted the school's morale greatly, including my own. I am friends with the girl," Baker told school officials. "When I started here, I felt extremely unsafe and so did she, due to the lack of police officers and security officers."
SFist commenter kmsinsf, who contacted the school to "see if there was somewhere to donate for the victim's treatment or college fund or something...and to send well wishes," posted the following information for those of you who want to do something. You can mail it to: Richmond High School, c/o Assault Victim, 1250 23rd Street Richmond, CA 94804 (checks made to: Richmond High Student Fund)