2012 Sexual Assault Awareness Month Activities
April SAAM Activities
April 14, 2012 Clothesline Project sponsored by The Crisis Center, Inc. 2pm-6pm (Rain Date: 4/15/12). State Street Farmers Market, Bristol, VA/TN. The Crisis Center has organized the second Annual Clothesline Project to honor women who have been affected by sexual assault and domestic violence. The Clothesline Project is a visual display of shirts designed by survivors and friends of victims. Event will include awareness activities, music and much more. Contact Tiffany Adams for more information at276-466-2218.
April 14, 2012 Walk a Mile In Her Shoes sponsored by Center for Sexual Assault Survivors, Registration 10am, Walk at 11am. Peninsula Town Center, Hampton, VA. Men collect pledges and walk 1 mile in women's high heels to raise awareness about sexual violence. Contact Shawna Gray for more information at 757-599-9844 or www.visitthecenter.org
April 28, 2012 Take Back the Night
sponsored by Center for Sexual Assault Survivors/Survivors Not Victims. 5pm-7pm. Walk at 11am. 200 W. Mercury Blvd., Hampton, VA. SNV will present a dramatic runway presentation followed by a candle light march. Contact Shawna Gray for more information at 757-599-9844 or www.visitthecenter.org
April 3, 2012 Open House sponsored by Sexual Assault Response Program. 4:30-6:30pm. 1900 Tate Springs Road, Ste. 8, Lynchburg, VA. SARP will host an open house for SAAM Day of Action. Come and stop by to see the new direction our agency is going and learn more about healthy sexuality. Contact Lindsay Scott for more information at 4343-221-2848.
April 28, 2012 Slut Walk Norfolk sponsored by Slutwalk. Time TBA. Survivors unite to protest rape myths and empower each other to dress and live how they wish without fear. Email for more information at email@example.com or www.swnorfolk.com
Richmond Take Back the Night on April 11, 2012 6pm Sponsored by SAVES, VCU. VCU Student Commons in the Commonwealth Ballroom. The event will include powerful performances, speakers, and a march across campus to get our voices heard. Take Back The Night is extremely empowering and emotional as numerous survivors will tell their stories and realize that they are not alone.
April 20 and 21, 2012 Vagina Monologues Performances will be held on Friday, April 20th and 21st at the Dogtown Dance Theater (109 W. 15th Street, Richmond, VA23224). Resource Fair at 6:30. Show is at 8:00pmAdvance purchases are $17 with a10% discount on purchases of 5 tickets or more. Tickets are $20 at the door and may be purchased online by visiting theAction Alliance homepage (www.vsdvalliance.org)and clicking on “The Vagina Monologues” link. Please enter the PROMO code “GROUP” for purchases of five tickets or more.For more information or to make a donation, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call804-517-9786.
For information on these activities contact the person listed in the event description. To add your event to this calendar call Rose Leone at 804/377-0335.