Join us for Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) at Columbia and make an impact! SAAM events, co-sponsored by Sexual Violence Response, aim to raise awareness of sexual violence/sexual assault and provide education to address and end sexual violence in our communities. Sexual Assault Awareness Month is recognized nationally in honor of survivors of sexual violence. Please show your support by one of several ways:

For more information or support, please call (212) 854-HELP to contact Sexual Violence Response.

Get Involved!

Work with Sexual Violence Response to end sexual violence by applying to be a:

  • Peer Advocate
  • Consent Educator (NSOP)
  • RC/AVSC Peer Educator
  • Men's Peer Educator

Events

Screening of Gun Hill Road

April 14, 2014 from 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm EDT
Columbia University Morningside Campus, 702 Hamilton Hall
Join Men's Peer Education for a screening of Gun Hill Road, a film about a father, Enrique, who returns home after three years in prison to find the world he knew has changed.

Take Back the Night March

April 17, 2014 from 7:45 pm to 10:00 pm EDT
Rally starts at 7:45pm, Barnard Gates; Speakout begins at 10pm, Diana Event Oval
The Take Back the Night March is an opportunity to reclaim the streets of New York City, the Morningside Heights neighborhood, and the Columbia campus, as safe spaces. We march because we recognize that only together can we break the cycle of violence.

Shattering the Silence of Sexual Violence with Angela Rose 9th Annual Jeanne Clery Lecture Series

April 21, 2014 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm EDT
Columbia University Morningside Campus, Barnard Hall, Room 304
Angela Rose is a survivor, activist, and the founder of the national non-profit organization, PAVE. She is a leader in the movement to end the silence and stigma surrounding sexual violence. Her speech is sure to create space for open dialogue in the Barnard/Columbia sphere.

Denim Day NYC: Empowering Men to Speak Out Against Sexual Violence Panel Discussion

April 22, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
Fordham University, Room 713, 113 Columbus Avenue at 60th Street
Denim Day NYC: Empowering Men to Speak Out Against Sexual Violence Panel Discussion. Presented by: St. Luke’s Roosevelt Crime Victims Treatment Center and Institute for Women and Girls at Fordham University. For more information and to RSVP,  please contact Nora Dwyer at ndwyer@fordham.edu.

Denim Day NYC Rally 2014

April 23, 2014 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EDT
New York City, Steps of City Hall
Denim Day NYC Rally 2014: Empowering Men to Speak Out Against Sexual Violence. Wear denim in solidarity with Sexual Violence Survivors and their Families. This event is organized by Denim Day NYC 2014. For more information: www.nycdenimday.org.

Hook Me Up

April 29, 2014 from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm EDT
Columbia University Morningside Campus, Diana Center, Millicent Carey McIntosh Student Dining Room, 2nd Floor
Join us for a frank discussion on college hook-up culture through an interactive speed-dating event. Open to all identities! Refreshments will be served.

Faiths' Response to Intimate Partner Violence: An Interfaith Dinner & Discussion

April 30, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
Columbia University Morningside Campus, Faculty House, 3rd Floor, Presidential Room
"I Believe You: Faiths' Response to Intimate Partner Violence" explores the struggles that survivors face and the faith groups that help them find a way out. Following the film, our panelists will address how issues of relationship and sexual violence are confronted in faith-based communities.This event is RSVP only. RSVP to lv2261@columbia.edu. If you would like to attend, please indicate if you need a kosher meal.

 

Last updated April 17, 2014