Illinois State recognizing Sexual Assault Awareness Month


Illinois State University (ISU) is recognizing Sexual Assault Awareness Month with events through out April.

Day of Silence

On Friday, April 9, people will remain silent to help end discrimination toward the LGBTQ community. You can participate by taking a vow of silence to call attention to and signify the prevalence of the silencing of and harassment against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer students. Students, faculty, and staff can participate by taking the pledge, promising to remain silent for the allotted time of their choosing, and using the hashtag #SilentRedbirds on social media. For more information about the Day of Silence event, visit Redbird Life.

Denim Day

Denim Day is a national and annually recognized advocacy event in which individuals are encouraged to wear denim to raise awareness of rape and sexual assault. SWAT and Health Promotion and Wellness invite staff, faculty, and students to come together to support survivors of sexual assault by wearing denim on Wednesday, April 28, and participating in our virtual Denim Day photo contest. Departments will also be encouraged to post pictures of their faculty, staff, and students through their own social media platforms using the hashtag #RedbirdDenim. For more information about the Denim Day event, visit Redbird Life.

If you are looking for more Sexual Assault Awareness Month events, visit Redbird Life.

The events are being planned and managed by ISU’s Health Promotion and Wellness.



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