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Sexual Assault Awareness Month 2018
April 20, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 am
The Crisis Center invites the communities of the Birmingham metro area to an entire month of awareness-raising and survivor-centered events throughout the month of April. Sexual Assault Awareness Month is a nationally recognized, month-long event created to facilitate public awareness about issues of sexual violence and promote prevention education to empower communities to help end sexual assault. Sexual Assault is an issue of public health, human rights and social justice and affects people of all ages, ethnicities, genders, income levels and races.
4/3 – SAAM Day of Action/Letter-writing campaign at the Crisis Center 5:30 PM
4/3 – Bystander Intervention Training at Magic City Acceptance Center
4/6 – Knitapalooza – Washcloth edition: Advocates and their guests can learn to knit washcloths for SANE clients.
4/8 – One Heart in the Park – Join us for this Crime Victim’s Week Kick-off at Linn Park in downtown Birmingham. This will be a great day in the park with kids’ activities, a wide range of community service agencies, and food. Free and open to the public. 2 – 4pm
4/9 – Wounded Hearts Project at UAB – 11 AM – 2 PM
4/10 – Staff Screening of The Voiceless at St. Clair Correctional
4/10 – Screening of The History of Consent – Location and time TBA
4/11 – Inmate Screening of The Voiceless at St. Clair Correctional
4/11 – UAB’s Take Back the Night at the New Freshman Hall Underground. Free and open to the public. 7 PM
4/12 – “I Belong”, A Yoga Workshop for Advocates
4/12 – Writing To Heal – a thearpeutic writing workshop for advocates at the Crisis Center
4/18 – Survivors of Sexual Assault Group Art Project
4/18 – Bystander Intervention Training at Samford University
4/20 – Voices United – A Concert Supporting Survivors of Sexual Assault – 7 PM at The Jaybird. Details and advance tickets HERE.
4/25 – Positive Affirmation Art Project for Advocates and Allies – The Crisis Center – 5:30 PM Space is limited – RSVP to email@example.com.
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