A 5K Run/Walk for Sexual Assault Awareness Month, along with an Earth Day fair featuring local resources, fresh hot chowder from Newport's Chowder Bowl, and a silent auction. All proceeds benefit Lincoln County domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence and stalking services.
Union County College, Union County Rape Crisis Center
To honor survivors of sexual violence and to help bring comfort to their families, friends, and our community, we will be gathering in the garden behind the Nomahegan building on the Cranford campus to show our support and help raise awareness of this issue. Glowsticks will be provided to all participants, thanks to the Student Volunteer Organization. Open flames are not permitted on campus. We thank you for refraining from using candles or lighters.
Union County College is offering a free screening of this powerful documentary to our students as well as interested members of the community and professionals at local agencies. Nancy Schwartzman's courageous documentary shines a light on issues of consent and female sexuality in way that we don't usually see elsewhere. Rather than asking whether or not women can or should say yes to sex, it's more a matter of how often our "no" often goes unheard or unheeded and that the question "Is it okay if we do this?" is rarely asked to begin with.
See the movie and join the conversation. Reservations are not required and anyone can attend. The movie does include some mature content that may not be appropriate for young children. Additionally, the College does not provide child care services. Please plan accordingly.
Join us as we kick off Sexual Assault Awareness Month 2013!
Each year during the month of April thousands of individuals around the United States work together to raise public awareness about sexual violence. Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) seeks to educate communities and individuals on how to prevent sexual violence.
Join the New Jersey Coalition Against Sexual Assault (NJCASA) for a 5K Walk on April 6th to kick offSAAM! We are walking together and working together to raise awareness and funds to support sexual assault services and prevention efforts throughout NJ. OurSAAM 5K Walkwill be the first of many events around the state working towards the end of sexual violence.
Two part event entitled “Elephant in the Room” in Downtown Fort Worth.
“Breakfast with Leaders”
An open invitation to local leaders be it legislative, religious, educational and community, to talk about the “Elephant in the Room”. We will be addressing sexual violence and talking about contemporary trends in anti-sexual violence law. Invite is also open to local law enforcement agencies, attorneys and other groups that would be impacted by pending or recently passed legislation.
We will also highlight local agencies and organizations that offer services and programs to aid and support those in need.
An art exhibit featuring local artist including painters, photographers, sculptures, poets & musicians.
This will be a relaxed but passionate exhibit of art in its many beautiful forms all to express the hearts of victims, survivors & overcomers… giving hope, grace and empowerment to all.
JOIN US APRIL 7-13, 2013.Catcalls, sexist comments, flashing, groping, stalking, and assault impact all women and many men, especially in the LGBQT community. IT MUST END.Join tens of thousands of people worldwide as we collectively go to the streets and use sidewalk chalk, posters, fliers, street theater, rallies, and marches to reclaim public spaces and demand an end to gender-based street harassment!
The SAAM "Day of Action" will be observed on Tuesday, April 2, 2013. This is nationally recognized in the United States as a specific day to focus awareness on sexual violence prevention. Through coordinated planning of special events, advocates can raise awareness, media attention and national momentum for ending and preventing sexual violence. The NSVRC encourages participants and those planning special activities to visit our Event Suggestions page for ideas on how to observe this day in your community and to post your events on the online calendar.This year, proclaim “It’s time … to talk about it” by using social media to join the conversation. By changing your profile pictures and focusing your status updates, tweets, and blog posts on SAAM and the Day of Action, you can engage online communities in sexual violence prevention.
Union County College will be hosting a free screening and discussion of Nancy Schwartzman's powerful documentary The Line. A counselor will facilitate a post-film discussion about what constitutes rape and consent, and how to support survivors of sexual assault.
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