Athens-Area (Ohio) Events for Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Athens-Area (Ohio) Events for Sexual Assault Awareness Month, April 2007

Below are the events that the Sexual Assault Awareness Program of Tri-County Mental Health and Counseling Services (http://317board.org/networkofcare/1_tri_county.html) has planned for the month of April.


A Day to End Sexual Violence
Thursday, April 5

Ohio University, Athens, Ohio
We will be handing out information about the Sexual Assault Prevention Program and will hopefully have the Clothesline Project (http://www.clotheslineproject.org/) on display around campus

Sing for Sexual Assault Prevention
Thursday April 12th, 10pm

Jackie O’s
24 West Union St, Athens, Ohio
A fundraising event for the Sexual Assault Prevention Program. Also an opportunity to view Clothesline Shirts and receive information about Sexual Assault Prevention

Second Annual Women’s Health Day
Saturday, April 21, 9am-2:30pm

Athens Community Center,
701 E. State St., Athens, Ohio
Free and open to girls and women ages 12 and up.
Presentations on a variety of women’s health topics including STIs, Guardacil, Self-Defense Training, Healthy Relationships, Breast Cancer, Sexual Assault, etc. Lunch and childcare are provided and thanks to several area businesses there will be door prizes at the end of the day. The Clothesline Project will be on display and attendees will have the opportunity to contribute shirts as well.

Candlelight Vigil for National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/ovc/ncvrw/)
Monday, April 23, 8-9pm
Athens County Courthouse (http://www.ohiou.edu/Athens/bldgs/courthouse.html)
Corner of Court St and E. Washington St, Athens, Ohio

Kidfest
Saturday, April 28, 10am-2pm

Convo (http://www.ohiou.edu/athens/bldgs/convo.html)
Ohio University, Athens, Ohio
The Sexual Assault Prevention Program will have a booth with games and activities concerning Child Sexual Abuse

Contact: Lindsey Daniels at saprevention -at- gmail.com
Sexual Assault Awareness Program of Tri-County Mental Health and Counseling Services 740-594-5045

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