In recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, the University is sponsoring a week-long awareness campaign from Monday, April 25 through Friday, April 29. The goal of Sexual Assault Awareness Week is to encourage every member of the University community to get involved in the prevention of sexual assault, and to actively promote respect for every individual.
Monday, April 25: “Making It Work” A film about relationships - watch videos about healthy relationships in the Wilson Dining Hall during lunch time.
Tuesday April 26 from 1-3 pm: Join community experts to talk about sexual assault, domestic violence, and its impact. Presented by local Philadelphia community experts from Women Organized Against Rape and Women In Transition in the ARC classroom. A reception will follow in the ARC under the clothesline display.
Wednesday, April 27: Denim Day - Wear your jeans and take stand against rape. Make a social statement with your fashion statement. Everyone is encouraged to support Denim Day by wearing jeans. In addition, The Clothesline Project will be on display all week in the ARC’s Mercadante Atrium, showcasing t-shirts created by survivors of sexual violence as part of their treatment and recovery.
Thursday April 28 from 12-1 p.m.: “Please Write Back” featuring Katie Koestner - watch a video about sexual assault—learn about definitions, and hear from survivors— in the Whitecar Hall lobby.
All week: Verizon Wireless’ HopeLine Cell Phone Donation - recycle your old phone to provide support for victims of domestic violence in the Whitecar Hall lobby. In addition there will be a relevant book display at the Library, public service announcements, and a post-it note campaign around campus with positive messages about healthy relationships.
For more information on how you can get involved, contact Student Health & Counseling at 215.596.8536, or firstname.lastname@example.org.