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Women’s Resource Center to ‘rock against rape’

March 21, 2012

Photo of drum setThe Women’s Resource Center’s Victim Advocacy Services is jump-starting April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month with NIU Rocks Against Rape.

This free event will be held Wednesday, March 28, in the Holmes Student Center.

From 6 to 7 p.m., visitors to the Glidden Room can enjoy refreshments and a showcase of speakers from campus and the community who will discuss their services and how they advocate for those impacted by sexual assault.

NIU Rocks Against Rape takes place from 7 to 10 p.m. in Diversions Lounge. Featured artists are the Hasta Lumbago, Mathew Tembo and The Sam Hight Sextet.

As a nationwide event held annually in communities and on college campuses, Rocks Against Rape exhibits individual and group musical artists from the campus and community to instill awareness about sexual assault.

For more information, call (815) 753-0320 or email [email protected].