April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

March 29, 2018

 Listen. Believe. Support.

Sexual Assault Awareness Month  is a national campaign to raise public awareness, send a message of support to survivors, and promote the prevention of sexual violence. Join us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram and help us share the message to Listen to, Believe, and Support survivors of rape and sexual abuse.

For a list of events taking place in Northeast Ohio during Sexual Assault Awareness Month, visit Cleveland Rape Crisis Center’s calendar of events.

Listen Believe Support

Read & Share Our Resources

Sexual Assault Awareness Month Web Resources

Learn more about the impact of sexual violence, and how to support survivors of rape and sexual abuse.

Sexual Assault Awareness Month Printable (.PDF) Resources

Print and share the following resources with your friends, coworkers, community groups.

Sexual Assault Awareness Month Facebook Live Videos

Join Cleveland Rape Crisis Center staff for a series of Facebook Live conversations throughout the month of April.


Terminal Tower with Teal Lights
The Terminal Tower lit up teal on April 3, 2018 for Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

Show Your Support

  • Print and hang a “Listen Believe Support” poster: Vertical or Horizontal.
  • April 3, 2018 is SAAM Day of Action. Wear teal to show your support for survivors!
  • Are you on Facebook? Update your profile picture with a SAAM frame. Available in English and Spanish.


Additional Support and Information

24/7 Crisis & Support Hotline

Cleveland Rape Crisis Center Advocates are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year to listen and help you. Call or text (216) 619-6192 or (440) 423-2020 or chat online.

Training and Presentations

Cleveland Rape Crisis Center offers educational programs to hundreds of schools, organizations and businesses throughout Northeast Ohio.  To learn more, or to schedule a program for your class or group, contact Alexander Leslie at, (216) 658-1860, or request an education program online.