Drawing Connections: Prevention Demands Equity
Drawing Connections recognizes that it will take ending all forms of oppression to end sexual harassment, assault, and abuse. It calls on all individuals, communities, organizations, and institutions to change ourselves and the systems surrounding us to build racial equity and respect.
History of Sexual Assault Awareness Month
April 2023 marks the official 22nd anniversary of Sexual Assault Awareness Month — but did you know we can trace its history even longer?
Past Campaign Resources
Sexual Assault Awareness Month calls attention to the fact that sexual violence is widespread and impacts every person in the community. SAAM aims to raise public awareness about sexual violence and educate communities on how to prevent it.
Sexual Violence and Oppression
Systems of oppression such as racism, sexism, classism, heterosexism, ageism, and ableism contribute to higher sexual harassment, assault, and abuse rates.