Check out all of the amazing events for Sexual Assault Awareness Month

The Invisible War

Date: Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Location: Withycombe Hall – Room 109

Film Screening

Time: 6:00 PM

From Oscar- and Emmy-nominated filmmaker Kirby Dick comes The Invisible War, a ground-breaking investigation about rape within the US military. Focusing on the powerful stories of several veterans, the film is a moving examination of the staggering personal and societal costs of these assaults. Both a comprehensive inquiry and an insight into what can be done to bring about much needed change, The Invisible War urges us all, civilian and military alike, to fight for a system that protects our men and women in uniform.

Key Note Presentation by Myla Haider

Time: 7:30 p.m.

For former Army Criminal Investigation Division Sergeant Myla Haider, working as a criminal investigator, prosecuting rape cases for the U.S. Army was difficult and often disheartening. Following the screening of The Invisible War, come hear Ms. Haider speak about her experiences as a criminal investigator and the past and current military practices surrounding sexual violence. Q&A to follow.


Take Back the Night

Date: Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Location: MU Quad

A night dedicated to ending sexual violence. The purpose of Take Back the Night is to empower everyone to feel safe in their communities, while promoting awareness of the realities of sexual violence. The evening’s activities include a candle light vigil, performances by Divine a cappella group, and a march to express strength of allies uniting together to end sexual violence.



Date: Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Time: 12:00-3:00 p.m.

Location: MU Quad

Good intentions do not prevent assault; actions do.  Stop by the One Act table on the brick mall to share what your one act will be and learn more about what you can do. One act could mean one less.


Kristin’s Story – A Life Worth Saving

Date: Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Location: LaSells Stewart Center

Kristin’s Story is a mother’s tale of her daughter’s rape and subsequent suicide. Speaker Andrea Cooper will address the realities of sexual violence, depression, and suicide. Presented by Panhellenic and Interfraternity Council.


Move Toward Hope 5K/10K Run

Date: Saturday, April 27, 2013

Time: Registration and check in starts at 9:00 a.m., race starts at 10:00 a.m.

Location: MU Quad

A FREE 5K/10K run focused on increasing participants’ awareness of sexual violence and the importance of bystander intervention in the prevention of sexual violence. Students, staff and faculty may register online or register the day of the race.

SAAM 2013 SPONSORS: Center Against Rape and Domestic Violence, Associated Students of Oregon State University, Divine a Cappella Group, OSU Athletics, OSU Veteran Affairs, Women’s Center, Division of Student Affairs, Counseling and Psychological Services, Student Health Services.

For accommodation requests related to a disability, or for more information about any of these events, call 541-737-7880. Presented in part by Every1.

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