2013 SAAM Day of Action
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
This nationally recognized day provides an opportunity for prevention advocates to engage with their communities.
Downloads for SAAM
Twitter chats on Tuesdays in April! #TweetAboutIt
Tweet about it! Tuesdays are chats happening on Twitter every Tuesday in April as a part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). Join experts for a one-hour live discussion of child sexual abuse prevention and the role all adults can play in promoting healthy development.
Learn how to participate.
Discount films for SAAM
You can order films at SAAM prices through April 30, 2013. Over twenty fabulous films are included ranging from The Line to Wrestling with Manhood.
Participate in the SAAM Day of Action!
1. It’s time… to talk about it! Start the conversation
Start the conversation about healthy sexuality and sexual violence prevention with your friends, family, neighbors, co-workers, classmates & others. By opening the lines of communication, we can raise awareness and help others learn about prevention.
2. It’s time... to connect! Raise awareness online
Change your profile picture to a photo of yourself holding a clock to represent “It’s time!”
Use tweets, posts and status updates to spread the word about SAAM.
Post a SAAM or healthy sexuality-related video to the NSVRC YouTube channel.
Add a teal ribbon graphic, banner or background to your profile, website, etc.
3. It’s time… to get involved! Get active for SAAM
Find and support a SAAM event in your area.
Connect with the organizations in your state, community and campus to participate in events, volunteer or donate.
Can’t find something in your region? Host your own SAAM event – gather friends over tea and teal cupcakes. Share SAAM with your book club, trivia night, yoga or zumba class, faith group, etc. There are so many ways to get the conversation started!
4. It’s time.. to prevent! Be an advocate for prevention
Healthy sexuality skills and characteristics enrich our lives with relationships that are consensual, respectful & safe. Learn more about these skills!
Share information about healthy sexuality, sexual violence prevention and the importance of SAAM with you community!
Be an active bystander by engaging and responding when you hear comments or notice behaviors that are unhealthy and represent negative attitudes and stereotypes. Talking about it means standing up to injustice, educating others, and creating dialogue.