Sexual Assault Activism Month 2020

With a global pandemic in progress, we're going digital with SAAM this year. Our calendar of events will be released weekly throughout April rather than all at once. Come digitally join us at our events this year while staying safe at home!


RVAP's Weekly Reflections and Activity Book for SAAM

April 6th-12th

April 13th-19th

April 20th-26th

April 27th-30th 


Men's Anti Violence Counsel: Anti Gym Harassment Week

April 6th-10th

An online campaign that addresses common harassment that people experience at workout facilities and gyms.


Womxn Of Colour Network: Defining Me, Empowering We

April 8th, 5:30-7 pm

Explore the definition and experiences of the Asian woman identity. Engage in reflection and dialogues about mentorship, empowerment, and leadership.

Join Zoom Meeting
https://uiowa.zoom.us/j/105044298

Meeting ID: 105 044 298


Podcast Club: About Consent

April 9th, 5:30 pm

About Consent is a podcast by Rosalia Rivera that covers consent culture, shame-free sex positivity, mental and physical wellness. Listen to an episode of your choice and join RVAP's discussion!

Zoom Meeting ID: 137 288 683

Password: SAAM


Monsoon Asian and Pacific Islanders in Solidarity

April 8th-26th

Monsoon will be posting daily activities per NSVRC’s #30DaysofSAAM challenge

 

Podcast Club: Therapy for Black Girls

April 16th, 5:30 pm

Therapy for Black Girls is about “all things mental health, personal development, and all the small decisions we can make to become the best possible versions of ourselves.”

Listen to Session 10: Showing Up for Yourself and join RVAP’s discussion!

Zoom meeting ID: 137 288 683

Password: SAAM

 

Zoom Café: Collective Cooking

April 17th, 5pm-7pm

Join the Partnership for Affirmative Consent Culture (PACC) for a SAAM event where we virtually come together for cooking and conversation

 

SAAM Yoga

April 20th, 1:00 pm

Gentle Yoga for Healing

Led by Rene Redd

Zoom Meeting ID: 974 5154 7422

Password: SAAM

Podcast Club: The Power of Vulnerability

April 23rd, 5:30 pm

Listen to Brene Brown's TEDTalk on The Power of Vulnerability and join RVAP's discussion!

Zoom Meeting ID: 986 5599 0600

Password: SAAM

Queer Art Healing Group: Digital Edition

April 27th, 7:00 pm

Global pandemics suck, art doesn't. Come get together with us and make some art while digitally sharing space. Guests MUST RSVP to get the zoom event link, which will be sent out via messenger the day of, as we're trying to prevent "zoom bombing." Individuals without a Facebook account can confirm attendance by emailing Storm at stormy-obrink@uiowa.edu.

The Clothesline Project

April 27th-May 1st

Leaders, advocates and allies from the University of Iowa campus and Iowa City community provide words of support for survivors and their loved ones. Please view this video before, during and after watching The Clothesline Project. The Clothesline is made up of t-shirts created by survivors of violence, or created in honor of someone who has experienced violence. 

Virtual Narratives From Black Women

April 29th, 6:00 pm

A conversation about the intersections of gender based violence and black women.

Zoom Meeting ID: 982 1072 6694
Password: blackwoman

Take Back the Night

April 30th, 5:30 pm

Join us for an evening of reflection and community. Open to survivors, allies, and loved ones. We will be coming together for a collective guided journaling, but we will not be sharing what we write. Instead, our chat will be focused on how it feels to be writing and reflecting in collective space. 

Zoom meeting ID: 973 7654 3302
Password: SAAM