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Pitt SAFE peer educators, Student Government Board members, clinicians from the University Counseling Center, and members of Pittsburgh Action Against Rape gave presentations in support of community members who have experienced sexual violence. The event, which in previous years had been held as a candlelight vigil, took place on Zoom.

Vigil promotes healing for survivors of sexual violence

By Kiera Ledermann, Staff Writer April 9, 2021
Pitt’s annual candlelight vigil, held Thursday night online, was without candles yet illuminated a path to healing for survivors of sexual violence.

Candlelight vigil held in support of sexual assault survivors

April 10, 2019
As part of national sexual assault awareness month, Pitt’s Title IX office, SHARE and Agents of Cultural Change hosted a candlelight vigil in support of victims of sexual assault. The event included several speakers and an acapella performance. Attendees as well as the University community at large were encouraged to wear teal and ribbons were provided at the event. The teal ribbon is the symbol for sexual violence prevention and teal is the official color of SAAM.
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