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President’s Message: Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Just because you’re working remotely doesn’t mean you cannot show off your teal attire in support of Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

The Center for Advocacy, Resources and Education, or CARE, invites students, staff and faculty to participate in Wear Teal Day, Tuesday (April 6), wherever they are — and post photos to social media using the hashtag #ucdsaam2021. Also: Tag @ucdcare to be included in a CARE compilation of social media posts that people share through the month.

Teal is the official color of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, observed each April. CARE is promoting Wear Teal Day and Denim Day, and has organized several other activities, including a discussion with the authors of Sexual Citizens: A Landmark Study of Sex, Power and Assault on Campus.

Social media posts will be displayed starting Thursday (April 1) in a virtual space CARE is creating for Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Look for the link here.

Here is the calendar of events and activities:

  • Trauma-Informed Yoga — A gentle yoga session, no experience necessary. Open to all UC Davis affiliates, including undergraduate students, graduate and professional students, staff and faculty. Noon-1 p.m. Tuesday, April 6. Register here.
  • Trauma-Informed Virtual Facilitation for Staff and Faculty — A conversation about trauma-informed best practices and survivor support while teaching, supervising or working with students and staff remotely. Noon-12:45 p.m. Tuesday, April 13. Register here.
  • Denim Day — In this international event held annually, people are asked to make a social statement by wearing jeans as a visible means of protest against the misconceptions that surround sexual violence. Wednesday, April 28. Post photos to social media, using the hashtag #ucdavisdenimday. Tag @ucdcare to be featured in the CARE compilation.
  • Sexual Citizens: A Landmark Study of Sex, Power and Assault on Campus A discussion with the authors, Jennifer S. Hirsch and Shamus Khan. 5-6 p.m. Wednesday, April 28. Register here. Presented by the Love Lab and CARE.

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Dateline Staff: Dave Jones, editor, 530-752-6556, dateline@ucdavis.edu; Cody Kitaura, News and Media Relations specialist, 530-752-1932, kitaura@ucdavis.edu.

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