Your Voice Has Power: Sexual Assault Awareness Month 2018

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Yoga for Healing

A free yoga workshop co-sponsored with the Douglas County District Attorney’s Office and the Willow Domestic Violence Center. This workshop is taught by Melissa Mitchell and is first come, first serve.

Monday, April 9th
6:00-8:30pm
Rodrock Chiropractic
Lawrence, KS

Douglas County
Sexual Assault Response Team panel

Hear from members of the Douglas County Sexual Assault Response Team about services and community responses to sexual assault.

Monday, April 23rd
6:30-8:00pm
Watkins Museum of History
Lawrence, KS

Take Back the Night

Come join the community to take a stand against sexual assault! This annual event features community speakers, music, refreshments, resources, and a candlelight vigil & Speak Out Circle.

Thursday, April 26th
7:00-9:00pm
South Park Gazebo
Lawrence, KS

Darkness to Light: Stewards of Children

Stewards of Children® is a prevention training that teaches adults how to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse. Free and open to the community.

Saturday, April 28th
11am-1:30pm
Eudora Parks & Rec
Eudora, KS

In the Community

  • Monday, April 2nd: Jefferson County Commission proclaims April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month
  • Tuesday, April 3rd: Lawrence City Commission proclaims April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month
  • Wednesday, April 4th: Franklin County Commission & City of Ottawa Commission proclaims April as Child Abuse & Sexual Assault Prevention Month
  • Wednesday, April 4th: Douglas County Commission proclaims April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month
  • Friday, April 6th: Wear Blue Day for Child Abuse Prevention & Awareness Month
  • Monday, April 9th: Yoga for Healing workshop in honor of Crime Victims’ Rights Week in partnership with the Douglas County District Attorney’s Office
  • Thursday, April 19th: Lunch & Learn with the Willow Domestic Violence Center in Oskaloosa
  • Wednesday, April 25th: #DoBETER: A gathering to help the church learn how to better handle issues of sexual abuse and assault on April 25th at 6:30pm at Vintage Church. Facebook event can be found here and flyer can be downloaded here.

Denim Day

Denim Day 2018

Denim Day is April 25th! Learn more about how your workplace can make a difference this April and register today.

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