This sample letter to the editor provides a template for a healthy adolescent sexual development-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.
This events list provides descriptions of Sexual Assault Awareness Month events and activities. Activities are organized by event goal: awareness, fundraising, healing, community engagement, public policy, and sexual violence prevention.
La campaña 2014 del Mes de Conciencia sobre la Agresión Sexual (SAAM) se centra en la sexualidad saludable y l@s jóvenes. Este abril, usa tu voz para tener un impacto en nuestro futuro.
Esta campaña brinda herramientas sobre la sexualidad saludable de adolescentes y cómo propiciar la participación activa de jóvenes. Entérate de cómo puedes jugar un rol en promover una base saludable para las relaciones, el desarrollo y la prevención de la violencia sexual. La campaña SAAM 2014 involucra a personas adultas para que apoyen un desarrollo juvenil positivo y alienta a jóvenes a ser activistas a favor del cambio. En inglés.
The 2014 National Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) campaign focuses on healthy sexuality and young people. This campaign provides tools on healthy adolescent sexuality and engaging youth. Learn how you can play a role in promoting a healthy foundation for relationships, development, and sexual violence prevention. SAAM 2014 engages adults in supporting positive youth development, and encourages young people to be activists for change. This April, use your voice to impact our future.
The 2013 Fall & Winter edition of The Resource includes articles on sexual violence in the military, complete with an interview with Air Force Maj. Gen. Sharon K. G. Dunbar; a youth board from Detroit and what it does to connect with peers; how the profeminist men’s movement was started and what it stands for; Ohio’s push to investigate formerly untested sexual assault kits; and how ancestral teachings are used to form prevention plans in indigenous communities. See what teenagers said when asked, “What are you doing to make your world a safer place?” View the features of the recently released Hollaback! app – then, if you wish, download it free of charge. Learn about how the Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence reacted to headline news cases in its backyard, and see what the New Jersey Coalition Against Sexual Assault has done to incorporate prevention evaluation in its work.
This toolkit from the National Sexual Assault Demonstration Initiative focuses on key tools and skills for conducting community assessments in order to strengthen services for sexual assault survivors. It is written specifically for multi-service programs, but will be useful for most victim service programs.
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