Twin Ports Take Back the Night is a free community event to raise awareness about violence against women and children. Our event starts with a rally, featuring music, dance, and other performances. We will then take to the streets and march in solidarity. We end the night with a speak out for survivors.
Rape Crisis Center of Coastal Horizons Center, Inc.
This year’s 9th annual Rock Against Rape will be held at Capt’n Bills Backyard Grill on April 16th, 2011 from 11:00-10:00pm. There will be volleyball tournaments and corn hole tournaments - 1st place winners win a goodie bag with gift certificates and freebies. There will be many raffle give-aways throughout the day and loud, rock music! Check out the line up! If you are interested in supporting our cause or would like more information, please call/email Lindsay Husch, Prevention Educator of RCC, 910.392.6936 or LHusch@coastalhorizons.org.
PAVE is a multi-national non-profit that uses art, education and action to shatter the silence of sexual violence. According to the CDC, 1 in 4 girls and 1 in 6 boys will be sexually abused. These crimes are extremely prevalent, but shrouded in silence and shame. Every person knows someone who has been affected by sexual assault, but the majority of folks will never even know it! It is up to us to be the voice for everyone who has been silenced by violence!! Join PAVE for its inaugural national walk as a day of solidarity for an empowering conclusion to Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) on Saturday, April 30, 2011. Your donations will help our 35 walkers meet their fundraising goals and help us shatter the silence of sexual violence.
The staff of Ekon Image would like to invite you and request your presence on April 29, 2011 for our annual fashion show. Ekon Image presents: Undressed Designer Showcase & Fashion Show a premiere red carpet event of couture designers, high end fashion, hors d'oeuvres all for Sexual Assault Awareness.
feat: Dj Kevy Kev & Celebrity Guest Appearance ...w/ tribute to Late Dee Dee Showell "Princess of Style"
Doors will open at: 7:30pm- VIP 8:00pm- General Admission
Dress Code: Denim & Diamonds
Tickets: General Admission-$30 VIP-$50 (includes preferred seating, early admission, gift bag)
Purchase tickets online Proceeds will benefit: R.A.I.N.N (Rape, Assault, Incest National Network)
5th Annual 5K Walk to benefit Turning Points Network-- Sullivan County's only sexual violence and domestic violence crisis and support center. Walk to end violence. Walk to support survivors. Walk for hope.
Sexual Harassment and Rape Prevention Program (SHARPP)
In honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, SHARPP cordially invites the University of New Hampshire Community to the 1st Annual Taking a Community Stance: Stepping Out to Speak Out Against Violence. This localized social movement aims at gathering students, faculty, staff and Durham community members together to take a collective and powerful stance against all forms of violence on our campus. This event will include informational tables, a 20 minute walk around campus, reading of UNH’s 1st Community Proclamation Against Violence and a student call to action to end violence against women at UNH.
This event is open to the UNH and Durham community. Violence against victims/survivors results from the use of force or threat to achieve and maintain control over others in relationships, and from societal abuse of power and domination in the forms of sexism, racism, heterosexism, classism, able-bodyism, ageism and other oppressions.
Healing and Creative Arts Center, United Charitable Programs
The Healing and Creative Arts Center will host an online Blog Talk Radio My Time to tell-a-thon to encourage sexual assault victims to overcome the fear of expressing what happened to them. Listerners will also be encouraged to actively support resources for victims and survivors of sexual assault. Free copies of our My Time to Tell Journaling book will be offered.
The poems in this series are about finding oneself after sexual trauma, finding one’s power and voice. The first person a victim speaks to after a sexual assault occurs is called the “outcry witness”- that’s the second reason for the title. An outcry is what the author is literally trying to raise in written form. An outcry of anger, an outcry of disgust, an outcry of protest saying that we refuse to allow this kind of violence to take place anymore.
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