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April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month — Stony Brook “Stands Up”

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April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month — Stony Brook “Stands Up”


Photo Credit: National Sexual Violence Resource Center

STONY BROOK, NY, MARCH 31, 2015 – In observance of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), a national campaign facilitated annually by the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC), the Center for Prevention and Outreach (CPO), student groups and administration at Stony Brook University are launching a month-long calendar of events that will address issues ranging from healthy sexuality to empowering survivors to bystander intervention, April 1 – 30, 2015. 

A VIP Workshop titled Bystander Basics workshop will kick off the awareness and prevention campaign on April 1. Other events will include the Monument Quilt Event on April 3, Green Dot on April 25 training, Take Back the Night on April 29, and Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Resources workshops. For the full calendar of events visit

Stony Brook’s SAAM 2015 event sponsors include:


Weekend Life Council

Center for Womyn’s Concerns

Program in Public Heath

University Title IX Coordinator

Stony Brook University StandUp Charter


Kelly Quad

Camp Kesem

Students United for Action

The Next Generation

Feminists Majority Leadership Alliance

LGBTQ Services

The Career Center



Reporter Contact: Alida Almonte
Stony Brook University; Office of Media Relations
631-632-6310;; @sbunewsdesk



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