Sexual Assault Awareness Month
What is Sexual Assault Awareness Month?
During the month of April, the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) holds Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), a national campaign to increase awareness of sexual violence and education on how to prevent it and support survivors. For the spring semester, the Interns at the Women’s Center of Virginia Tech are initiating the SAAM theme of “I Ask,” which focuses on asking for consent in multiple forms of relationships. In support of a mission to promote a safe, equitable, and supportive community, the Women’s Center hopes to build support for this national effort across the Virginia Tech and Blacksburg community. Please check out this SAAM 2019 google drive folder which contains information about dates and times of our events, as well as additional resource information pieces, all free to use. Our goal is to provide education on healthy consent practices and access to resources on how to help a friend who has experienced some form of sexual violence.
How can you support SAAM this year?
Our staff and interns will be working with campus and community partners to plan in person and virtual outreach and education for SAAM in April 2022. Check back for more information and updates! If you are interested in being involved, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Follow us on social media! Find us on Instagram and Twitter at @womenscentervt and on Facebook at VTWomensCenter. Like, share, and re-post to spread the SAAM message with your friends, family, and followers.