The 2012 Sexual Assault Awareness Month campaign encourages communities and individuals to bring healthy sexuality into the conversation on how we connect, respect and prevent sexual violence.
The 2012 SAAM campaign "It's time...to talk about it!" 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 diologue can build safe, healthy relationships.
The National Sexual Violence Resource Center and popular Tumblr #SurvivorLoveLetter are working together to gather uplifting messages for survivors of sexual assault. Help flood the Internet with love on Wednesday, April 22, for Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
The marches will combine for the rally at the First Unitarian church at 2125 Chestnut St. We will have a “Bust the Myths” action outside the church. The event will continue with a speak-out and testimonials of survivors and supports “Breaking the Silence” about their experiences with domestic & sexual violence and to reduce the stigma of talking about violence. We will end with a candle light vigil to remember and support victims and survivors of violence as well as a symbol of the importance of shedding light on and talking about violence in our communities. Tables and resources will be set up by supporting organizations in our coalition.
Philly's 5th Annual Take Back the NightThursday April 23th, 2015Meet up for marches at 5:45 pm (at one of the 4 locations listed below).The marches will begin from various meet up points throughout the city:North Point – 22nd & Fairmount – contact is Michael, at: Michael@michaelalbany.comSouth Point – 21st & Washington -- contact are Susan, at: email@example.com & Frank, at firstname.lastname@example.org.East point – 12th & Chestnut -- contacts are Christine, at: email@example.com andKim : firstname.lastname@example.orgWest Point – 40th & Chestnut – contact is Amanda, at: email@example.comThe marches will combine for the rally at the First Unitarian church at 2125 Chestnut St.We will have a “Bust the Myths” action outside the church.The event will continue with a speak-out and testimonials of survivors and supports “Breaking the Silence” about their experiences with domestic & sexual violence and to reduce the stigma of talking about violence.We will end with a candle light vigil to remember and support victims and survivors of violence as well as a symbol of the importance of shedding light on and talking about violence in our communities.Tables and resources will be set up by supporting organizations in our coalition.
Jefferson Davis Community College will take part in the National Day of Action which will include Proclamation signing by Dr. William Blow, President in the Student Center on the Brewton Campus. Then a program will be presented by the college's Campus Safety Committee. A guest speaker from the Light House Resource Center will be on hand for the event. Students, faculty, staff and administrators will have the opportunity to sign the "it's on us" pledge in support of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Other activities for the day include showing of PSA's, campus-wide involvement on #SAAM as well as painting the campus Teal. Persons interested in having their nails painted as part of this event may visit one of the nail polishing stations. A similar activity will take place on the Atmore Campus at 2:00 p.m.
April is National Sexual Assault Awareness Month and Culture of Respect is asking college students, “What does a Culture of Respect mean to you?” Culture of Respect wants to showcase the student voice in the movement to address and prevent campus sexual violence and invites you to join the #CultureofRespect Video Project on April 7th. #CultureofRespect #SAAM2015
This is the first annual day for faculty to publicly demonstrate their support for sexual assault survivors on their campus, and to raise awareness about the campus rape problem. #FacultyAgainstRape #NFDA
On Monday, April 13, Carry That Weight is calling on students to join together once again and demand that college administrators take REAL action to end gender-based violence and rape culture at our schools.
Without concrete policy changes at the campus level, our campuses will continue to be unsafe. Survivors will not have access to critical resources and perpetrators will not be held responsible for committing violence. This is why we are calling on campuses to demand better policies to prevent and respond to gender-based violence. Schools across the country are joining and in organizing to push for important policy changes--will you be a part of the movement?
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