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                Spring 2014

Take Back the Night

April 8, TBA
Please join us for an inspiring rally, march, speak-out and candlelight vigil.Join campus and community members as we take a stand against sexual and relationship violence.

The Clothesline Project – T-Shirt Designing

April 14, 5pm
The Clothesline Project (CLP) acts as a vehicle for change and awareness-raising of the widespread, but often secretive problem of violence against women and girls. After t-shirts are decorated, they are hung on a clothesline to be viewed by others, an “airing of” the often hidden problem of domestic and sexual violence. Survivors of sexual and domestic violence and friends and loved ones of victims and survivors will have the opportunity to design a shirt in a safe place to share their experiences, thoughts and feelings. Advocates will be close by throughout the event.

The Line Film Showing

April 16, 7pm at Ostrander
Department of Gender and Sexuality FILM SERIES - After Schwartzman was raped, she used a hidden camera to talk to the rapist and also spoke to sex workers, survivors and activists, among others, exploring the question of accountability and consent. Free popcorn. Free Admission followed by discussion.

Brown Bag Lunch

April 17, Noon at Women’s Center CSU 218
GWS Graduate Students - Reclaiming Body Diversity and Pride In advertisements: Student Activism through Campus Engagement. Sponsored by the Women’s Center.

Violence Free Zone Training

April 18, Noon
Laura Schultz – Sexual Assault Awareness Month This training will address intimate partner violence (IPV) and help attendees learn about response and referral tools when confronted with these issues. Since the presentation will contain information about IPV, it may prove as a trigger for some attendees. Registration is requested, as space is limited. Those interested in reserving a space may email Laura Schultz at . Sponsored by the Women’s Center.


Denim Day

April 23, All Day
Denim Day is a rape prevention education campaign. Community members, elected officials, businesses and students are asked to make a social statement with their clothing. On this day, we all wear jeans as a visible means of protest against misconceptions that surround sexual assault. Find out more here.

Many more events to come!  Check back soon!

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