Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Sexual Assault Prevention & Awareness event held on UM Diag Ann Arbor Wednesday

 Folks strolling through the Diag on the campus of the University of Michigan Ann Arbor were treated to a special and important event Wednesday, April 12. The organization, SAPAC (Sexual Assault Awareness & Prevention), held their third annual sexual awareness event that provided educational information and fun activities focused on informing the public about sexual awareness. Several tables were set up in the middle of the Diag that were focused on aspects of primary prevention, including engagement consent and healthy relationships.

The sexual Awareness Prevention Center provides crisis intervention, advocacy and support that is free of charge. Support is provided for survivors of sexual assault, intimate partner violence, stalking and sexual harassment to University of Michigan students, faculty and staff.

I spoke to SAPAC event coordinators, Lena Briggs and Christina Cartwright during Wednesday's event. Both coordinators said event was attracting many interested UM students who spoke with peer educator volunteers and picked up available SAPAC information packets. The coordinators were pleased with comfortable temperatures and sunshine.

Jeff Brown
founder & editor
Purple Walrus Press.
SAPAC volunteers at Wednesday's event. Photos Purple Walrus Press.

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