In honor of Sexual Assault Awareness and Child Abuse Prevention Month the Rappahannock Council Against Sexual Assault has several upcoming community events that need your support. Each of these events is an opportunity for our agency to facilitate the difficult conversations surrounding sexual assault and child sexual abuse in our community and to make survivors aware of our services. We invite you to join us in helping us make a difference in the lives of survivors and in our community.
April 11th –Take Back the Night at the University of Mary Washington. Begins at 7:30 PM at the Anderson Center. Participants are invited to join in a short march, a candlelight vigil, as well as to enjoy community speakers and musical performances. Kristin Harding, RCASA’s Prevention and Education Coordinator, will be the opening speaker and RCASA will be hosting a booth at the event, as well. Stop by and see us!
April 14th –RCASA’s First Annual Teal Ribbon 5K Walk to End Sexual Violence. This event will be held at Caroline High School. On-site registration and sign in for the event begins at 7:30 AM and the walk beings at 8:00 AM. Register online at https://www.raceit.com/register/?event=9720, by phone or in person at the event. The cost is $25/per person for individual entries and $15/per person for team entries. If registering at the event, please be sure to bring cash or check for the entry fee. If you have questions or are interested in registering, pleased email firstname.lastname@example.org or call at 540-371-6771.
April 20th and April 21st –RCASA’s First Annual Teal Ribbon Conference on Violence, Abuse, and Trauma in collaboration with the Child Advocacy Taskforce. On Friday there will be a keynote speaker, Ruby White-Starr, followed by simultaneous intervention and prevention- based trainings. On Saturday there will be a trauma informed art therapy workshop provided by Cathy Malchiodi, Ph.D, ATR-BC (certification provided).
The flyer with more information is available here: RCASA’s First Annual Conference on Violence, Abuse and Trauma in collaboration with the Child Advocacy Taskforce
Please register at: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/Q5GFBZL
*Receive a $25 discount when you register for both days.