Sexual Assault Awareness Week

The Health and Exercise Sciences Department, ResLife, ROTC, the Office of Citizenship and Community, Missouri Partners In Prevention and Greek Life will sponsor a variety of events for Sexual Assault Awareness Week beginning April 14.

Self-Defense Class

3:30-5:30 p.m.
April 14
The instruction will be led by DPS officers and ROTC. Prior to this class, the Women’s Resource Center will be speaking to the participants about the necessary steps to take in the event they are sexually assaulted.

Bro-code: Redefining Masculinity
6-8 p.m.
April 15
Student Union Building Activities Room
This all male talk, led by Curt Brungardt, will focus on the idea of men standing up against perpetration by becoming the example for other men to follow. Free food.

Movie and Panel
6-8 p.m.
April 16
Baldwin Hall 176
Preview the documentary “Spitting Game” about the college hook up culture and rape. After the one hour documentary there will be a panel discussion with Marty Jayne, Laura Bates, Jabari Allen and Jessica Poole. Free food.

Take Back the Night Walk
5-7 p.m.
April 17
Stokes Stadium
As the culmination of the week, the Truman community is invited to join together to walk from Stokes Stadium to the SUB Mall in this nationwide tradition promoting sexual assault awareness on campus. President Troy Paino will speak before the walk and lead the procession from Stokes Stadium to the SUB Mall. At the SUB Mall there will be free food, performances by True Men and other live music.

Follow Truman’s Sexual Assault Awareness Week on Twitter
@TSUawareness or join the Facebook event.
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