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You are not alone. RAINN - 1.800.656.HOPE  April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Prevent Sexual Violence…in our communities

SAAM, observed in April, is the month dedicated to making a concerted effort to raise awareness about and prevent sexual violence through special events, although such activities may occur at any time. The first national observation of Sexual Assault Awareness Month occurred in 2001.

Organizations across the country are holding various events  about Sexual Assault that empower survivors and raise awareness!  Please see below of the events we are aware of.   If you or your organization is holding an event for Sexual Assault Awareness Event and would like to add it to our list, please contact Pam at pamelaswider@womenforhope.com and provide the details.  

For more information about Take Back The Night - go to www.takebackthenight.org

2008 Events

April 1


April 2

California - Los Angeles - Take Back the Night  - University of Southern California - Tommy Trojan 5:30 pm - midnight

Wisconsin - River Falls - Take Back the Night  - Peete's Creek University Center - 7pm


April 3

Arizona - Mesa - Take Back the Night - ASU's Polytechnic Campus - Student Union South Patio - 6 pm

Virginia - Charlottesville - Take Back the Night - University of Virginia - Lee Park/UVA Ampitheatre, 6pm

Florida - Tampa - Take Back the Night - Crisis Center of Tampa Bay and APPLE Trauma Response Center, Temple Terrace United Methodist Church, Busch Blvd.  7 pm

Pennsylvania - Shippensburg - Take Back the Night - Shippensburg University - Ceddia Union Building (CUB) - 7pm

Oregon - Forest Grove - Take Back the Night - The Center for Gender Equality - Trombley Square - 8:15 pm


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April 7

Michigan - Ann Arbor - Screening of "Searching For Angela Shelton" Peace Neighborhood Center - www.tbtnannarbor.org 6:30pm


April 8

Michigan - East Lansing - Take Back the Night -Michigan State University - North of Beaumont Tower - 10AM - 10 PM

Indiana - Lawrenceburg - Take Back the Night - Directions! Dearborn Adult Center, 311 W. Takte St. - 5:30-8PM


April 9

Michigan - Ann Arbor - Speak Out - UofM School of Social Work, rm 3752 7PM-9PM

Maryland - Emmitsburg - Take Back the Night - Mount St. Mary's University - Purcell Hall 7-10pm


April 10

Michigan - Ann Arbor - Take Back the Night - University of Michigan Diag 7pm www.tbtnannarbor.org put on by Ann Arbor Coalition Against Rape and University Women Against Rape

Georgia - Athens - Take Back the Night -University of Georgia - Tate Plaza, UGA Campus - 2 - 6 pm


April 11


New York - Buffalo - Take Back the Night - Buffalo State College - Student Union Social Hall - 6:30 pm


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April 14

Indiana - Indianapolis - Take Back the Night April 14 - 16th Indiana University and Purdue University - Sexual Assault and Violence Education Network at IUPUI -


April 15


Arizona - Tuscon - Take Back the Night - SACASA - Catalina Park, 900 N 4th Ave - 6-9PM

Arizona - Tuscon - Take Back the Night - Women's Resource Center - University of Arizona, Women's Plaza of Honor 7pm

Florida - Tampa - Take Back the Night - University of Tampa Vaughn Courtyard - 8pm


April 16

Georgia - Atlanta - Take Back the Night- Unity Plaza (Front of the Student Center) 44 Courtland St. Atlanta, GA 30303 - put on by S.P.E.A.K. - 7pm

Arizona - Tempe - Take Back the Night -ASU Home Safe & SERVE - Tempe Town Lake Beach Park, - 6-9pm

Connecticut - Storrs - Take Back the Night - University of Connecticut - Student Union - 7pm


April 17

Oregon - Eugene - Take Back the Night - Sexual Assault Support Services and University of Oregon Women's Center, EMU Amphitheater, 13th and Unversity Street, 6:45PM

New York - Albany - Take Back the Night - Albany County Crime Victim and Sexual Violence Center- Washington Park Lake House - 5:30pm

California - Riverside - Take Back the Night - UC Riverside - Bell Tower - 6pm

Colorado - Pueblo - Take Back the Night - Pueblo Rape Crisis Services/CSU-Pueblo -  Pueblo Riverwalk Pavillion - 6pm

Georgia - Mason - Take Back the Night - J.U.S.T. Children of Macon, inc. Third Street Park to Washington Park 7-9pm


April 18

Michigan - Ferndale (Oakland County) - Take Back the Night Rally and March - AJ's Cafe - Hosted by HAVEN 7pm

South Carolina - Clemson - Take Back the Night - Clemson Unversity's Redfern Health - Redfern Health Center, Clemson University - 6PM


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April 22

Indiana - Kokomo - Take Back the Night - Indiana University Kokomo, Alumni Hall - 5:30pm

Massachusetts - Easton - Take Back the Night - Stonehill College, 6:30PM

Minnesota - Mankato - Take Back the Night - Minnesota State University - Mankato, MSU Campus 7pm


April 23

Kansas - Emporia - Take Back the Night - SOS, Inc. Union Square, Emporia State University - 7pm


April 24


California - San Diego - Take Back the Night - San Diego University - Free Speech Steps 4-10p,

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