Sexual Assault Awareness Month
6 April 2017 | 2:17 pmBy working together we can create the social change needed to end sexual violence.
What can you do? (Click here to download a full poster pack PDF.)
- Host a movie screening of the documentary "Audrie and Daisy" and invite CARDV to facilitate a discussion at your screening. Click here for information on how to host a movie screening. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or (541) 758-0219 to request a CARDV representative at your screening.
- Participate in Denim Day on April 26th - Denim Day, an international campaign to raise awareness and end sexual assault. Click here for more information on Denim Day.
- Join the community at Take Back the Night on April 27th. Click here for more information.
- Encourage your book club (or start your own group) to read and discuss "Missoula" by John Krakauer. Click here for information on "Missoula." Contact us at email@example.com or (541) 758-0219 to request a CARDV representative at your discussion.
- Use your voice - like and repost from our Facebook to your social network.
- Educate yourself about sexual assault and how to support a survivor. Click here for resources.
- Support survivors of sexual assault when they talk about their experience.
- Use your voice to educate others about the prevalence of sexual assault and counter victim-blaming.
- Be mindful of messages in the media that do not support survivors and of what you post on your own social media pages. Everyone deserves safety and respect.
- Believe her/him. Let the survivor know that you believe them and that the assault was not their fault.
- Listen. Listen with compassion and without judgement. Avoid questions that begin with “why.”
- Encourage her/him to seek additional support. Let the survivor know that CARDV’s Crisis & Support Line is available 24 hours a day: (541) 754-0110 or (800) 927-0197 and can offer support and information as well as connect survivors with resources.