Sexual Assault Awareness Month
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM)
Read the Proclamation by President Barack Obama...
Read the White House Blog post by Lynn Rosenthal, WH Advisor on Violence Against Women...
Read the Proclamation by Governor Scott Walker...
– 2014 –
Scroll down for a listing of Events. (We will be updating our events section as we receive notice of events.)
If you have events going on around the state, please email the Technology and Events Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
– State Resources –
WCASA SAAM Resources
• SAAM Talking Points list
"Rise to the Challenge" SAAM Posters [with SAAM logo]
Poster - Flier Order Form - for
Non-SAAM versions of these posters [no SAAM logo] are available on the Rise to the Challenge page...Pre-Printed posters without the SAAM logo are also in stock and available from WCASA. There may be a charge for postage. Please contact us if you would like more information about placing an order or submit this Poster-Flier Order Form.
Check Yourself campaign [courtesy of the Vermont Network Against Domestic and Sexual Violence]
- "Courageous" poster, tabloid (11"x14")
- "Fearless" poster, tabloid
- "Fearless" en Español poster, letter (8.5"x11")
- "Strong" poster, tabloid
- "Strong" - female poster, tabloid
- "Strong" - kids poster, tabloid
WCASA has pre-printed posters in stock and available. There may be a charge for postage. Please contact us if you would like more information about placing an order or submit this Poster-Flier Order Form.
– National Resources –
The national campaign is “It’s Time…To Talk About It!” The 2013 National campaign focuses on healthy sexuality and its connection to child sexual abuse prevention.
The National Alliance to End Sexual Violence (NAESV) released an Alert regarding talking to your Representative or Senator about funding for sexual assault services and prevention during April (which is when Congress is not in session and most folks are in their home states); their alert with links to talking point resources can be found here.
The NSVRC also has:
- Sexual Violence and the Spectrum of Prevention: Towards a Community Solution guidebook (available in PDF and plain text from the linked page)
- a Sexual Violence and Spectrum of PreventionFact Sheet available:
- an Engaging Bystanders in Sexual Violence Prevention booklet available:
- Bystander Resource List
- Tips for Creating a Campaign
- and many many more...
We will be updating our events section as we receive notice of events.