Violence Prevention

National Campaigns

Each year, USF celebrates and observes various national campaigns to increase awareness and support survivors of all forms of interpersonal violence. Use the links below to learn more about these national campaigns and follow @WellnessUSF on social media for ongoing updates. Check out our semester schedule here for a list of programs and events thoughout the month. Together, we can work to normalize a USF community free of violence.

To all survivors: We believe you. We support you. We stand with you.

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Led by the Violence Prevention Team, a working committee is developed every year comprised of students, faculty, and staff to develop and implement all Sexual Assault Awareness Month events! To learn more about how you can turn awareness into action this month, click here. 

Sexual Assault Awareness Month Events:

Teal Takeover SAAM Launch | April 3rd, 11am-2pm | MSC Plaza | Join CVAVP and campus partners to learn more about our SAAM events, ways to turn awareness into action, and take home self-care giveaways!

Survivor Support Workshop | April 6th, 3-4pm | Microsoft Teams |Join our virtual discussion which addresses topics such as how to support friends, loved ones, and members of our community who are survivors of sexual violence.

Take Back the Night | April 18th, 7-10pm | MSC Amphitheater | This event honors survivors of sexual assault by creating space for them to speak out about their experiences and their healing process. If you would like to submit an anonymous experience for the speak out, please click here. To all survivors: We stand with you.

Consent Conversations | April 24th, 2-3:30pm | MSC 3709 | This 1.5 hour workshop supports students in developing a mutual respect framework for consent and in building a personal script for consent communication that is culturally relevant and flexible.

National Denim Day | April 26th, all day | Multiple locations across campus | Wear denim to take a stand against victim-blaming in honor of Denim Day and to show your support for survivors of sexual assault. 

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