April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

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Sadly, National Sexual Assault Awareness Month is more necessary and relevant than ever. With sexual assault cases in the news, it remains a critical issue for college campuses to address and eliminate.

The NC State Women’s Center will hold numerous events throughout the month of April to raise awareness among students and provide knowledge and tools to help combat this problem in our society.

Please join us for the following events (see the downloadable calendar and website for full event descriptions):

Information Table
Information and resources about Sexual Assault Awareness Month, March 31, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Brickyard and April 7, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Centennial Campus.

Clothesline Project
T-shirt painting in support of survivors of gender violence, March 31, April 1, April 6, Women’s Center (see website for times)

Jaclyn Friedman
Author of Yes Means Yes: Visions of Female Sexual Power and a World Without Rape comes to speak, April 7, 7:00 p.m., SAS 2203

Take Back the Night March & Rally
This 28th annual event is part of the national movement to free college campuses from sexual violence, April 9, 7:00 p.m., Stafford Lawn

Survivor Support Space
Training program open to NC State community designed to prepare individuals to respond to needs of interpersonal violence survivors, April 13, 5:00-8:00 p.m., Witherspoon 356 or April 21, 5:00-8:00 p.m., Harrelson 307.

It Happened Here
Movie and discussion about documentary that explores sexual assault on college campuses, April 16, 6:00 p.m., Park Shops 210

Interpersonal Violence Workshops
Sexual Violence 101 (April 8), Bystander Behavior (April 14), and Healthy Relationships 101 (April 20) workshops will be held for all interested from 6:00-8:00 p.m. in Winston 12.

Please contact the Women’s Center at 919-515-2012 with any questions.

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