This sample Letter to the Editor provides a template for a healthy sexuality themed letter for local or campus media outlets. This letter can be customized or used generically as a media advocacy tool during Sexual Assault Awareness Month. 
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The 2012 Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) campaign encourages communities and individuals to join the conversation on how we connect and respect one another in order to prevent sexual violence.
 

The 2012 SAAM campaign provides tools and resources that focus on promoting positive expressions of sexuality and healthy behaviors. Promoting healthy behaviors encourages sexual interactions and relationships that are consensual, respectful and informed. By starting the conversation, this dialogue can build safe, healthy relationships and communities. Many resources are also available in Spanish.

 

Resources include:

An Overview on Healthy Sexuality and Sexual Violence Prevention (also in Spanish)

Healthy Sexuality: A guide for advocates, counselors, and prevention educators

Resource List

It's time...to talk to your children about healthy sexuality (in Spanish)

It's time...to talk about consent (in Spanish)

It's time...to talk about gender norms (in Spanish)

It's time...to talk about sexuality in later life (in Spanish)

Healthy Sexuality Glossary (in Spanish)

Tips for Creating a Successful Campaign (in Spanish)

Tips for Health Care Professionals (in Spanish)

Tips for Parents and Caregivers ( in Spanish)

Tips for Partnering with Men's Organizations

Daily Posts for Social Networking Sites

SAAM 2012 Events List

SAAM 2012 Proclamation

 

 

 

This customizable proclamation allows communities,SAAM 2012 Proclamation Cover individuals and organizations to commit themselves to being part of the solution to end sexual violence.

 

 

This events list provides descriptions of Sexual SAAM 2012 Events List CoverAssault Awareness Month events and activities. Suggested events can be used to plan and host events that encourage community participation and raise awareness. 

 

 

 

 

 

A two-page list of suggested posts for social SAAM 2012 Social Networking Posts Covernetworking sites for each day of Sexual Assault Awareness Month.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

This one-page facts sheet provides informationSAAM 2012 Working with men Cover on bringing men into anti-sexual violence work and partnering with community-based men’s organizations. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

SAAM 2012 Tips for Parents CoverThis two-page fact sheet provides information about sexual assault and how parents and caregivers can play a role in responding to victims. Also available in Spanish.

 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

Esta hoja informativa ofrece información acerca de la violencia sexual y de cómo madres, padres y tutores pueden jugar un rol en la respuesta a las víctimas. En inglés.

Esta hoja informativa proporciona información SAAM 2012 Sugerencias para profesionales de saludacerca de la violencia sexual y de cómo las y los profesionales de la salud pueden brindar asistencia a las víctimas. En inglés.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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