Sexual Assault Awareness Month: A Student’s Role in Ending the Violence
Sexual violence impedes student well-being at university campuses across the nation. According to RAINN, university students are at an elevated risk of rape and sexual assault.
SAAM Keynote Speaker Pierre Berastain Triumphs Over Hardships
For Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), the Women’s Center brought Pierre Berastain to campus for a workshop, “Unpacking Culture in the Context of Sexual Assault, Intimate Partner Violence and Stalking,” and keynote address, “The Demons in My Sleep: Sexual Assault, the DREAM Act and Uncertainty,” both held on April 17, 2018 in Talley Student Union. Berastain’s life reads like a classic American success story except for circumstances that make it more of an epic journey with some nearly crushing setbacks along the way.
Clothesline Project Helps Heal Survivors of Interpersonal Violence through Art
During Sexual Assault Awareness Month, the emotionally moving Clothesline Project raises awareness about sexual violence. Each of NC State's Campus Community Centers has dedicated space for the project, which features the work of survivors of interpersonal violence who share their experience through art.
Getting Real: April's Sexual Assault Awareness Month Events Still Needed
April has come around again and Sexual Assault Awareness Month, or SAAM, is still needed. Why? To raise awareness of a critical set of issues many still struggle against. SAAM is commemorated across the nation by community agencies, police departments, local businesses and campus communities. The Women’s Center has planned a full calendar of Sexual Assault Awareness Month programs.
Take Back the Night March and Rally to Be Held on April 9, 2015
Attend NC State’s 28th Annual Take Back the Night event on April 9, 7:00 p.m., Stafford Lawn as part of the national movement to free our campuses from sexual violence. Take Back the Night includes a rally, march, and speak-out where survivors are empowered to share their stories of healing after violence.