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April is National Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). This month gives us an opportunity to build more awareness about sexual assault and to support those who have been affected by sexual assault.  The Office of Academic Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (ADEI) along with our partners, provide a number of activities students, faculty and staff are encouraged...
Take a stand against sexual violence, and join us for this year’s Take Back the Night event, taking place on Tuesday, Oct. 11, from 7 to 9:30 p.m.  Take Back the Night is an international initiative with the purpose of creating safe communities and respectful relationships through awareness events and initiatives. The purpose of the event...
Students, alumni and other university community members gathered for an October 21 march to raise awareness for the problem of sexual assault. Intimate partner violence, sexual violence, and stalking are important and widespread public health problems in the United States. According to a 2010 National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey by the CDC, an...
Domestic Violence Awareness Month evolved from the first Day of Unity observed in October of 1981 by the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence. The intent was to connect battered women’s advocates across the nation who were working to end violence against women and their children. The Day of Unity soon became a special week when...