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April is Sexual Assault Prevention Month 


Each year the nation recognizes sexual assault awareness month, and a committee of WKU and nonprofit organizations plan activities to raise awareness for prevention in Bowling Green. Activities are geared toward educating individuals on sexual violence and promoting resources for those who have experienced sexual assault or sexual misconduct. The planning committee consists of the following offices and organizations: WKU Counseling and Testing, Hope Harbor, WKU Student Wellness, Gender and Women's Studies, Barren River Area Safe Space (BRASS, Inc.), WKU Housing & Residence Life, WKU Student Activities, Barren River Area Child Advocacy Center, WKU Public Affairs, South Central Kentucky Community and Technical College. 


Sexual Assault Prevention Kick Off
The Sexual Assault Prevention Month Kick Off will consist of educational information, interactive games, and giveaways. The Proclamation Signing will begin at 1:30pm. 
We Wear Teal
Show your support for sexual assault awareness and prevention by wearing teal clothing, accessories, or a ribbon every Monday. Hashtag #sapmbg and #wewearteal
Handling Student Disclosures

The Office of Student Conduct and Counseling Center host this session for faculty and staff.


Ink Exposes
The Ink Exposed: A Healing Journey exhibit features tattoos that symbolize the stories of survivors across Kentucky. This exhibit is open M–Friday 8:00 – 4:30pm in DSU 2041, the Intercultural Student Engagement Center.
This is What an Advocate Looks Like

Students can participate in a interactive session on bystander prevention on April 4th at 5:00pm in DSU 3020. The session will be led by Hope Harbor with support from the WKU Counseling Center and WKU Student Conduct.

First Things First

First Things FIrst features original poetry performances discussing themes of empowerment, race, gender, body image, sexual violence, healing, and recovery. This event raises funds for Hope Harbor, Inc. 


Sexual Assault Prevention Month events

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Sexual Assault Prevention Month Calendar

March 15 Gallery Hop at Art Matters | 5:30pm

March 26 WKU Kick-Off 10:00 - 1:00pm and Proclamation Signing 1:30pm | WKU DSU 1st Floor

March 27 Healthy Days | 1:30pm - 4:30pm | WKU Preston Center

April 1 Ink Exposed Gallery Opening | ISEC - DSU 2041 (open M-F 8-4:30pm)

April 2 SKYCTC Kick Off

April 3 Walk a Mile in Her Shoes | 3:00pm | WKU Centennial Mall

April 4 This is What an Advocate Looks Like | 5:00pm | DSU 3020

April 8 Instagram Live Q&A @WKU 5:00pm

April 11 Handling Student Disclosures | 11:00pm | DSU 2124    

April 16 First Things First | DSU Auditorium 7:00pm | $7.00 admission benefiting Hope Harbor

April 24 Denim Day

April 25 Take Back the Night | 6:00pm | First Christian Church 

Take the Pledge to get a free shirt (deadline April 9)

April 25

Take Back the Night Benefit Show | 8:00pm ( doors open at 7:30pm) | A-Frame 

April 30 Namaste Yoga with Cre Dye | 5:30pm | HCIC Multipurpose Room




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 Last Modified 4/1/19