“Speak Up. Speak Out.” Poster Campaign
Monday, April 2–Monday, April 30 • Across Campus
This poster series, developed by the Texas Association Against Sexual Assault, is intended to give voice to sexual assault issues and to educate the community about resources to help survivors of sexual violence.
“Clothesline Project” T-Shirt–Making Events
Hosted by the Hilltopper Peer Health Educators
Monday, April 2 • 1:30–3:30 p.m. • The Canyon
Tuesday, April 3 • 2–4 p.m. • Fondren Lawn
Tuesday, April 10 • 11 a.m.–1 p.m. • Ragsdale Lawn
Wednesday, April 11 • 11 a.m.–1 p.m. • Fondren Lawn
Students, faculty and staff are invited to make a T-shirt that may be displayed as part of the “Clothesline Project”, an art installation that calls attention to sexual violence by capturing individual survivor stories, messages of anger or hope, and the importance of a collective voice. Those who make a t-shirt will receive a free Sexual Assault Awareness Month 2012 t-shirt for their efforts (while they last).
Take Back the Night
Thursday, April 12 • 6:30–9 p.m. • Hunt Café and Fleck 305
Meet at 6:30 p.m. at Hunt Café to participate in a candlelight walk to Fleck 305
Hosted by the Multicultural Leadership Board and the Hilltopper Peer Health Educators, this event honors and remembers those who have been victims of sexual assault. A presenter from SafePlace will speak on the issue of sexual assault, and students will be invited to share their own stories. Food and refreshments provided.
“Clothesline Project” Service Event
Sunday, April 15, 5 p.m., Meet at the University Seal near Ragsdale Lawn
This is an opportunity to become personally involved in Sexual Assault Awareness Month by volunteering to help the Hilltopper Peer Health Educators hang “Clothesline Project” t-shirts all around campus. Pizza, drinks and dessert will be provided after the work is completed. Please contact Maggie Barton at email@example.com to sign-up for this event.
“Clothesline Project” Art Installation
Monday, April 16–Friday, April 27 • Across Campus
View the “Clothesline Project,” a simple, powerful clothesline of hanging colored T-shirts that captures individual survivor stories, messages of anger or hope, and a collective voice.
How to Help a Friend or Family Member Who has been Sexually Assaulted
Tuesday, April 17 • 12:30–1:30 p.m • Bain Board Room, Ragsdale Center
Facilitated by Amy Allen from SafePlace, this presentation will provide students with skills to help a friend or family member who has been sexually assaulted. In order to reserve a space for this lunch and learn workshop, please email Pete Erickson at firstname.lastname@example.org. This event is for students only.
Violence Against Women Around the Globe: Informational Tabletops
Thursday, April 19 • 11 a.m.–1 p.m. • Ragsdale Lobby
Wednesday, April 25 • 11 a.m.–1 p.m. • Ragsdale Lobby
Brought to you by the Health & Counseling Center with special thanks to the Hilltopper
Peer Health Educators and the Multicultural Leadership Board.