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Sexual Assault Awareness Month - April 2014

SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS MONTH

Below is the schedule of events being held in April 2014.

DATE, TIME AND LOCATION EVENT DESCRIPTION

Monday, March 31 and Tuesday, April 1
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Women’s Center

Clothesline Project T-shirt Making Sessions

The Clothesline Project began in 1990 to bring awareness to the issue of violence against women. Here at Oregon State, we are expanding the project to include all survivors and all gender identities. After creation, the decorated T-shirts are hung on a clothesline in the MU Quad with the intention to honor survivors and act as a memorial for victims.

Wednesday - Friday, April 2-4
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
MU Quad

Clothesline Project Display

T-shirts will be hung on a clothesline in the MU Quad to honor survivors and act as a memorial for victims of sexual violence.

Tuesday, April 15
7:00 p.m.
MU Quad

Take Back the Night

A night dedicated to ending sexual violence. The purpose of Take Back the Night is to empower everyone to feel safe in their communities, while promoting awareness of the realities of sexual violence. The evening’s activities include a candlelight vigil, performances by Divine a cappella group, and a march to express the strength of allies uniting together to end sexual violence.

Tuesday, April 22
1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
MU Quad

Becoming Part of the Solution: Men as Active Bystanders

An interactive photo activism project that will encourage men (and all people in general) to think about practical ways that they can work toward ending sexual violence. Presented by Men’s Development and Engagement.

Saturday, April 26
Registration/check-in starts at 9:00 a.m.
Race starts at 10:00 a.m.
MU Quad

Move Toward Hope 5K/10K Walk/Run

A FREE 5K/10K event focused on increasing participants’ awareness of sexual violence and the importance of bystander intervention in the prevention of sexual violence. Students, staff and faculty may register online at studenthealth.oregonstate.edu/move-toward-hope or register the day of the race.

Monday, April 28
7:00 p.m.
MU Journey Room

Film Screening: "Brave Miss World"

The film “Brave Miss World” explores the trauma and stigma of sexual assault, through one women’s inspiring journey from teenage victim to empowered survivor, lawyer and advocate.

SAAM 2014 SPONSORS: Student Health Services, Women’s Center, Counseling and Psychological Services

For accommodation requests related to a disability, or for more information about any of these events, call 541-737-7604. Presented in part by Every1.