April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Calendars of campus and community Sexual Assault Awareness Month events are available here: http://uwpave.rso.wisc.edu/Pave_web/website/pages/events.html and http://www.danecountyrcc.org/news/ You are cordially invited to participate in a highlight of the month's activities, a screening and director discussion of NO! The Rape Documentary with Aishah Shahidah Simmons, an African-American feminist lesbian and award-winning documentary filmmaker, writer and activist, and Monica Dillon, a critically acclaimed musician, Hurricane Katrina survivor and film producer, who will visit the University of Wisconsin-Madison on April 16-17 to help draw attention to the issues of sexual assault, homophobia and racism. Further details are provided in the attached poster and this press release: http://www.news.wisc.edu/releases/14396 Sexual Assault Awareness Month sponsors include: Promoting Awareness/Victim Empowerment (PAVE), University Health Services (UHS), University Housing Residence Life Office, Gender Dialogues Project*, Lectures Committee, Sex Out Loud, LGBT Campus Center, Campus Women's Center, Multicultural Student Coalition (MCSC), and Associated Students of Madison (ASM). *The Gender Dialogues Project, generously supported by the Women's Philanthropy Council of the University of Wisconsin Foundation, is a collaborative effort of the Division of Athletics, Offices of the Dean of Students, Office for Equity & Diversity, Center for the First Year Experience, LGBT Campus Center, Multicultural Student Center, Office of the Provost/Vice Provost for Diversity & Climate, Office of the Secretary of the Faculty/New Faculty Services, University Health Services, and Kronshage, Sullivan, and Cole Halls of University Housing.

Submitted by Ruth Robarts, Assistant Dean for Student & Academic Affairs on April 12, 2008

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