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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

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Roundup of Sexual Assault Awareness Month Events

By Ryleigh Lord, Assistant News Editor March 30, 2023
For Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Pitt is hosting a variety of events and programs throughout April to help educate the community and support survivors.
Kathryn Lavelle (left) and Steve Schurr, representatives from Pitt Eats, speak at Student Government Board’s weekly meeting in Nordys Place on Tuesday night.

SGB hosts Pitt Eats reps, discusses Sexual Assault Awareness Month

By Donata Massimiani, Staff Writer April 6, 2022
Representatives from Pitt Dining made an appearance at SGB’s Tuesday evening meeting for a Q&A, where the team addressed concerns about meal plans and shared future dining plans.
Sexual Assault Facilitation and Education led a Zoom workshop Wednesday night to talk about supporting sexual assault survivors.

‘Never their fault’: Sexual violence workshop educates students, supports survivors

By Allison Radziwon, Staff Writer October 21, 2021
Sexual Assault Facilitation and Education led a Zoom workshop Wednesday night to talk about how to support survivors of sexual violence.
Pitt’s Sexual Violence Prevention and Education Office held an event on Thursday afternoon titled “Supporting Gay Black and Latino Sexual Assault Survivors,” which focused on male sexual assault survivors of marginalized communities, specifically gay Black and Latino men.

‘This is a crisis’: Panel discusses support for gay Black and Latino male sexual assault survivors

By Allison Radziwon, Staff Writer April 16, 2021
Pitt’s Sexual Violence Prevention and Education Office held an event on Thursday afternoon titled “Supporting Gay Black and Latino Sexual Assault Survivors,” which focused on male sexual assault survivors of marginalized communities, specifically gay Black and Latino men.
Pittsburgh Action Against Rape — an organization to help victims of sexual or relationship violence —  led a discusson via Zoom on Thursday to talk about how to support survivors of sexual misconduct on college campuses, specifically how to use the Title IX office’s resources, what trauma from sexual violence can look like and how to help victims of sexual violence.

‘We have a responsibility’: Panel discusses Title IX resources, sexual assault awareness

By Allison Radziwon, Staff Writer April 9, 2021
Pitt partnered with Pittsburgh Action Against Rape to hold a supporting survivors workshop on Thursday morning as part of its recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, which is in April.

Candlelight vigil held in support of sexual assault survivors

April 9, 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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