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Sexual Assault Awareness Month activities scheduled in March

WKU’s Counseling & Testing Center and Hope Harbor are planning activities to recognize March as Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM).

Events include presentations of The Clothesline Project, the “Walk A Mile In Her Shoes” event and the “Take Back the Night” march and rally in downtown Bowling Green.

Here is a list of 2014 Sexual Assault Awareness Month events/projects:

  • March 3: Self Defense class. 7 p.m. at Pearce-Ford Tower 27th floor.
  • March 4: The Clothesline Project, a healing process for those who have experienced violence or know someone who has. 2 p.m.-5 p.m. at Preston Health and Activities Center.
  • March 5: The Clothesline Project. 10 a.m.-noon at WKU-Glasgow Campus.
  • March 18: The Clothesline Project. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Centennial Mall.
  • March 18: “Walk A Mile In Her Shoes,” a way for men to increase awareness against sexual violence and puts a different spin on speaking out against rape, sexual violence and gender violence by “walking a mile in someone else’s shoes.” 10:45 a.m. at Centennial Mall.
  • March 20: Eve Ensler’s The Vagina Monologues. 7:30 p.m. at the Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center’s Russell Miller Theatre.
  • March 25: Love the Way You Lie, a talent showcase that shows support of awareness of sexual violence. 7 p.m. at Downing Student Union Auditorium.
  • March 28: “Take Back the Night,” annual event to march, rally and take action to prevent sexual violence. 6 p.m. at the Warren County Justice Center; followed by a march around downtown and a candlelight vigil.

Sponsors include: WKU Counseling and Testing Center, Hope Harbor, Inc., Replica Screen Printing, The Medical Center, Necco, Bowling Green Junior Woman’s Club, WKU Housing and Residence Life, WKU ALIVE Center, WKU Health Services, WKU Student Activities, WKU Gender and Women’s Studies, DELO, WKU Printing Services and WKU Parents’ Association.

Contact: Elizabeth Madariaga, (270) 745-3159; or Hope Harbor, (270) 782-5014.

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