Monday, March 30, 2015

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Hello URI Community:

In the United States, April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM).  The goal is to raise public awareness about sexual violence and educate the community on how to prevent it.  At URI, we are committed to fostering a healthy productive learning and working environment for all.

The following trainings will be offered during April Sexual Assault Awareness Month:
Ø "Rape on Campus" –  Presented by Sandy Malone of Day One, RI
Monday, April 6, 2015 @ 11:30am-1:00pm – Memorial Union 318, Kingston Campus (KC 
Ø "Campus Sexual Assault:  Why It Matters" –  Presented by Dr. Donna Hughes and Dr. Kat Quina, URI
Monday, April 6, 2015 @ 3:00pm-4:30pm – Multi-Cultural Center (MCC), Hardge Forum, (KC)
Ø “The Neurobiology of Trauma" – Presented by Dr. Rebecca Campbell (WEB LECTURE)
Tuesday, April 7, 2015 @ 3:00pm-4:30pm – Memorial Union 318, (KC) 
Ø “Masculinity and Rape Culture:  A Conversation” –  Facilitated by Ten Men, Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence
Wednesday, April 8, 2015 @ 7:00pm-8:30pm – Women’s Center, (KC) 
Ø “Organizational LGBTQ Capacity Building” – Presented by Erin Gorman, Sojourner House
Thursday, April 9, 2015 @ 9:00am-10:30am – (MCC), Hardge Forum, (KC) 
Ø “Take Back the Night”
Thursday, April 9, 2015 @ 6:00pm-8:00pm – Swan Auditorium and Quad, (KC) 
Ø “Bystander Intervention” – Presented by Keith Labelle
Thursday, April 16, 2015 @ 2:00pm-3:30pm – Memorial Union, 360, (KC) 
Ø “Campus Security Authority” – Presented by Roxanne Gomes
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 @ 2:00pm-3:30pm – Memorial Union, 318 (KC) 
Ø “Bystander Intervention” – Presented by Keith Labelle
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 @ 1:00pm-2:30pm – Feinstein Providence Campus (CCE), Room 243

To register for any of the Sexual Assault Awareness Month trainings please call Debby Connolly at 874-2442.

Thank you,

Office of Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity and Diversity
201 Carlotti Administration Building
75 Lower College Road
Kingston, RI  02881
Phone:  401-874-2442
Fax:        401-874-2995