Every year, the National Sexual Violence Resource Center coordinates the national Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) campaign in April to educate and engage the public in addressing this widespread issue. In collaboration with PASA, Office of Educational Equity, and Student Advocacy and Prevention, we will be hosting 13 events throughout the month for the campus community to attend. We hope to see you there!
April 1, 11-1 p.m.: Kick Off Event: Tabling in Farinon with Calendar of Events
April 4, 6-7:15 p.m.: Survivor Speaker: Karen Widdoss – Kirby Hall of Civil Rights 104
April 6, 12-1:15 p.m.: – CVC Workshop: Campus Sexual Violence – Farinon College Center – Limburg Theater
April 8, 5-6 p.m.: Trauma Sensitive Yoga with Liz Jordan – Interfaith Chapel Hogg Hall
April 13, 12-1:15 p.m.: CVC Workshop: Dissecting Rape Culture – Farinon College Center – Limburg Theater
April 14, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.: Love Letters to Survivors by Fraternity and Sorority Life – Farinon Atrium
April 12, 5-6 p.m.: PASA Community Discussion – Kirby Hall of Civil Rights 104
April 20, 12-1:15 p.m.: Rights & Resources for Lafayette Survivors (Student Advocacy & Educational Equity) – Farinon College Center – Limburg Theater
April 22, 5-6 p.m.: Trauma Sensitive Yoga with Liz Jordan – Interfaith Chapel Hogg Hall
April 27, 11-1 p.m.: Denim Day Tabling – Farinon Atrium
April 27, 6-7:30p.m.: Ignacio Rivera: Keynote Speaker (Building Your Healing Village: At The Intersections of Pleasure, Trauma and Survivorship) – Colton Chapel
April 28, 4:30-6:30 p.m: PASA x Arts Society: Decompression Session – Quad
April 29, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.: Closing Event: Free from SV Tabling – Farinon Atrium
By raising awareness and educating others about this topic, we can do our part to help combat sexual violence on campus. If you or someone you know would like more information on resources and support, you can review the Title IX Resource Guide. To make a report of sexual violence, submit a One Pard. If you would like to connect with a confidential advocate to discuss your options and resources, please reach out to Katy Bednarsky, Student Advocacy and Prevention Coordinator.
View a list of resources here.