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Sexual Assault Awareness Month calls attention to the fact that sexual violence is widespread. The proclamation is clear declaration to join advocates and communities across the country in taking action to prevent sexual violence.

This tip sheet explains why bystander intervention is important and includes strategies on how to intervene. 

Sexual Assault Awareness Month is a great opportunity to create a community-wide campaign and strengthen local partnershipsand coalitions. Public education campaigns play an important role in changing social norms by sharing basic facts with members of the community. This guide includes steps for planning a successful campaign to inform and engage the public.


A list of event ideas can help in planning an effective Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) campaign. While April is only one month out of the year, SAAM events can provide excellent opportunities to establish partnerships, launch new campaigns and programs, and initiate prevention activities that will continue throughout the year and beyond.

The Winter 2018 edition of The Resource discusses where the anti-sexual violence movement can go in the wake of the #MeToo movement. In addition, The Resource features:

  • Lessons learned from the Sexual Assault Demonstration Initiative
  • The Texas Association Against Sexual Assault's workshop for people of color working in the movement
  • The Utah Coalition Against Sexual Assault's new digital infrastructure
  • A celebration of CEO Delilah Rumburg's 23 years in the movement

In this issue, you'll also find an overview of the Sexual Assault Awareness Month 2018 campaign, Embrace Your Voice. You can also read what preventionists and advocates said they love about their workplaces and about four resources from the NSVRC library that might interest you.

A coloring page created for the 2018 Sexual Assault Awareness Campaign that states "I Believe Survivors".

A coloring page created for the 2018 Sexual Assault Awareness Campaign that has positive messages.

A coloring page created for the 2018 Sexual Assault Awareness Campaign that states "Your voice has power".

Daily prompt list for the 2018 #30DaysofSAAM Instagram Contest.

An toolkit about how to effectively use social media for the 2018 Sexual Assault Awareness Month campaign.


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