April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

The UM-Flint Women's Educational Center provides a Calendar of Events providing a monthly summary of upcoming happenings. Please visit the WEC Calendar of Events for the most up-to-date list.   

April 2017

Sexual Assault Speak OutSexual Assault Speak Out

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 6-8pm Kiva

The 3rd annual Speak Out gives survivors of sexual and gender violence a chance to tell their story with a safe and supportive audience.  Co-sponsored with Students for Free Thought & the Ellen Bommarito LGBTQ Center

 

Still I Rise: Black Women and Sexual Violence

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 6-8pm MI Rooms C&D

This night of sharing, empowerment, and activism will allow women of color in our community to talk about sexual violence. The dialogue will give space to share stories, discuss why women of color experience violence more often than white women, and what we can do as a community to prevent sexual violence.  

 

Take Back the Night

Take Back the Night

Thursday, April 13, 2017 6-8pm Happenings Room

The 8th annual Take Back the Night is an evening dedicated to taking a stand against abuse and sexual assault, while creating a supportive environment for expression and empowerment. The event will include a rally and a march. The rally will feature survivor stories, presentations by the It’s on Us peer educators, a bystander intervention pledge, and more! Co-sponsored by the Ellen Bommarito LGBTQ Center