Consent Matters: SAAM 2024 Toolkit

April 1, 2024

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). Cleveland Rape Crisis Center’s theme for SAAM 2024 is Consent Matters.

Healthy relationships build healthy communities.
This April, help us start conversations about consent, preventing sexual violence, and supporting survivors.

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8 Ways to Get Involved this April

You can make a difference during Sexual Assault Awareness Month! Here are eight ways you can help raise awareness:

  1. Wear Teal on April 2 and post a photo on social media. 
  2. Support survivors at an Ambassador Training or one of many SAAM events in our community. (Print an 8×10 or 11×17 events calendar for your home or office.)
  3. Visit our app to learn tips on how you can talk about healthy relationships with kids and teens.
  4. Request an education program for your school, place of worship, or organization. 
  5. Spread awareness on social media with these sample messages or share information about SAAM in your company’s April newsletter.
  6. Print and hang a SAAM 2024 poster in your classroom or office.
  7. Learn about Cleveland Rape Crisis Center’s services so you can share with a survivor in your life.
  8. Donate online or start a GiveLively Fundraiser today. 


Additional SAAM Resources to Share

Read, print, and share the following resources with your students, colleagues and friends.


24/7 Crisis & Support Hotline

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