Category Archives: SAAM

Have you heard about Denim Day?

Maybe you have heard murmurings, maybe you have seen it in the news, but do you know what it is really about? I didn’t until this April. In preparation for our Women’s Center events for Sexual Assault Awareness Month, I learned about Denim Day and what it stands for. This year, Denim Day falls on […]

Support the Women’s Center — Buy Raffle Tickets!

During the month of April, which is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, the UMKC Women’s Center will be selling raffle tickets to benefit the UMKC Violence Prevention & Response Project. Tickets will be $1 each or six for $5and can be purchased at one of our Sexual Assault Awareness Month information tables throughout the month, or at the Women’s […]

More Sexual Assault Awareness Month Activities

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and the UMKC Violence Prevention and Response Project, along with the UMKC Women’s Center, and our campus and community co-sponsors will be hosting several events next week to mark the month. Please plan to join us at the following events: SAAM Informational Tables. Monday, April 20; Time: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.; Location: University Center walkway (Volker […]

President Obama Recognizes Sexual Assault Awareness Month

In a first, President Obama has released a presdiential proclamation recognizing April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month. While activists and advocates have been promoting April as SAAM for quite a while now, this is the first time that the President of the U.S. has released an official proclamtion (you can read it here). While this […]

New RAINN PSA for Sexual Assault Awareness Month

RAINN (the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) has released a new PSA for Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Video below: Check it out and let us know what you think.

Sexual Assault Awareness Month Activities

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and the UMKC Violence Prevention and Response Project, along with the UMKC Women’s Center, and our campus and community co-sponsors will be hosting several events next week to mark the month. Please plan to join us at the following events: SAAM Informational Tables. Monday, April 6; Time: 4-6 p.m.; Location:Oak Street Residence Hall courtyard.  The UMKC […]

Save the Dates

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, as well as the time when the UMKC Women’s Center holds its annual Take Back the Night rally and march. This year’s Take Back the Night will be held on Tuesday, April 7, 2009. We will also celebrate Denim Day on Thursday, April 23 and sponsor awareness tables on […]