April 1 - 30 Sexual Assault Awareness Month
April 1 - 30 Visit various displays and info booths throughout USAFA to help raise sexual assault awareness and to obtain resources for assistance should an assault occur.
April 10"Sister’s Suite“ - Special presentation by Ms. Verunda Jackson. Invitation only.
April 16 - 26“Finding Our Voices” – An art event during Sexual Assault Awareness Month, honoring the process of healing from sexual assault and all of the people it affects. This exhibit will be held at the Colorado College Campus, Women’s Resource Agency, NAACP, and Pikes Peak Mental Health Complex.
April 20 Friday, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. Wine Tasting & Silent Auction
April 21 Saturday, 10:00 – 2:00 p.m. The 4th Annual “Shop for Victim Awareness Day” located at The Citadel Mall (Upper Level Court Area), Colorado Springs.
April 27 Friday, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. Wrap–up reception with appetizers, music, poetry, survivors stories, and comradery.
April 28 Saturday, 12:00 – 3:00 p.m. Meet CHANGE* artists and members, event organizers.
On-going “Finding Our Voices” – An art event during Sexual Assault Awareness Month, honoring the process of healing from sexual assault and all of the people it affects. This exhibit will be held at the T*E*S*S*A Main Office, 320 South El Paso Street.
*CHANGE: Creating Community, Healing, Action, and Education (a community–based group working together to allow Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault to disappear which was formed under T*E*S*S*A’s community organizing actions) and T*E*S*S*A ( the Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault response agency serving El Paso and Teller counties).
Brett Sokolow - NCHERM Founder & President
"Drunk Sex or Date Rape: Do You Know the Difference?" Brett is an attorney that shares a real-life story with the crowd that is both educational and informing. This presentation is interactive and engaging. Our goal is to deepen their experience and training in the area of sexual assault prevention in preparation of becoming future leaders in the operational Air Force.
|Ms. Verunda Jackson - EHAP Inc. Founder & CEO|
Ms Jackson, sexual assault survivor and author of three books, is a practicing lawyer from Florida who has spoken at the Academy for the last three years.
|Capt Robert Grant|
Capt Grant is an academy graduate and shares his own very personal story of tragedy and triumph.
If you or someone you know has been sexually assaulted, immediately call the SARC:
(available 24/7/365) and follow the below guidelines for preserving evidence.
- Do not bathe, shower or douche.
- Do not change your clothes.
- Do not brush your teeth or use mouthwash.
- Do not use the bathroom, but if you must, save your voided urine for testing at the hospital.
- Do not eat, drink or apply/take any type of medication.
- Do not disturb or clean up the crime scene.