Monday, April 12, 2010

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

The following information is from the UM Counseling and Career Center:
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month...

The Counseling and Career Center will be engaged in initiatives on campus to raise awareness about sexual violence and promote prevention.

April 19-22 the Counseling and Career Center will be partnering with Housing and Residence Life to provide nightly programming to promote awareness. The programs are open to the UM community and will take place at the following dates, times, and locations:

April 19th - 7:00 p.m. in the Main Hall TV Room
April 20th - 7:00 p.m. in the Hanson Hall Parlor
April 21st - 7:00 p.m. in the New Hall Classroom
April 22nd - 6:00 p.m. in the Brooke Hall Parlor

April 19th and 20th from 11-1, the Counseling and Career Center and SafeHouse of Shelby County are partnering to host an information table in the cafeteria. Teal ribbons will be provided to promote Sexual Assault Awareness. We will also be promoting a white ribbon campaign where men can pledge to work to end violence against women.

For more information about sexual violence and sexual violence prevention please see the following links:
Thanks to the Counseling and Career Center for putting together a display, which you may view on the library's second floor. This exhibit includes books and other resources to raise awareness about this important issue.

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