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Sexual Assault Awareness Month Calendar – April 2017

March 31, 2017

The following is a list of events taking place in Northeast Ohio during Sexual Assault Awareness Month which Cleveland Rape Crisis Center is either hosting, partnering to present, or participating in, to raise awareness about rape and sexual abuse in our community.

Be Relentless Film Screening at Cleveland International Film Festival

Saturday, April 1, 11:25 a.m.
Monday, April 3, 5:05 p.m.
Tower City Cinemas, 230 E. Huron Rd., Cleveland, OH 44113
Cleveland Rape Crisis Center is proud to be a community partner on the film Be Relentless at the Cleveland International Film Festival. The documentary tells the story of a survivor of sex trafficking and sexual abuse who sets out to break the Guinness World Record for longest triathlon, running, swimming and biking from Cancun, Mexico, to Washington, D.C. – all to raise awareness about sex trafficking.
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Baldwin Wallace University: The Hunting Ground Film Screening and Discussion

Sunday, April 2, 8:00 to 10:00 p.m.
Student Activities Center, 96 Beech St., Berea, OH 44017
Cleveland Rape Crisis Center staff will co-host a discussion and Q&A following the film, as well as provide information and support to attendees.

Baldwin Wallace University: Healthy Relationship and Resource Panel Discussion

Monday, April 3, 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.
Sandstone III, Strosacker Hall Student Union, 120 E. Grand St., Berea, OH 44017
Cleveland Rape Crisis Center staff will speak during a panel discussion about healthy relationships and available resources.

Baldwin Wallace University: Consent Workshop

Tuesday, April 4, Noon to 1:00 p.m.
Quarry Room, Strosacker Hall Student Union, 120 E. Grand St., Berea OH 44017
Cleveland Rape Crisis Center staff will provide support to student leaders and assist with sharing resources on campus.

Shaker Heights Public Library Resource Table

Tuesday, April 4, 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Main Library, 16500 Van Aken Blvd., Shaker Heights, OH 44120
Cleveland Rape Crisis Center staff will host a resource table at Shaker Heights Public Library.

Cleveland State University: “We Believe You” Awareness Day

Wednesday, April 5, Noon
CSU Student Atrium, 2121 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH 44115
Large group gathering in the shape of a heart for a picture to kick off Sexual Assault Awareness Month activities.

National Crime Victims’ Week Resource Fair Event

Wednesday, April 5, 1:30 to 4:00 p.m.
Carl B. Stokes Social Service Mall, CMHA, 6001 Woodland Ave., Cleveland, OH 44104
Cleveland Rape Crisis Center staff will host a resource table at the event.

Baldwin Wallace University: Bystander Intervention Workshop

Wednesday, April 5, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Sandstone III, Strosacker Hall Student Union, 120 E. Grand St., Berea OH 44017
Cleveland Rape Crisis Center staff will facilitate a workshop on the bystander approach to sexual violence prevention.

Speaker Series Breakfast: The Evolution of the Rape Crisis Movement

Thursday, April 6, 7:30 to 9:00 a.m.
Mooreland Mansion, 7800 Clocktower Dr., Kirtland, OH 44094
(On the campus of Lakeland Community College)
Teresa Stafford, Senior Director of Victim Services and Outreach, Cleveland Rape Crisis Center, will keynote this breakfast event of United Way of Lake County’s Women’s Leadership Council.

Baldwin Wallace University: Survivor Support

Thursday, April 6, 1:00 to 2:30 p.m.
Student Union, 120 E. Grand St., Berea, OH 44017
Cleveland Rape Crisis Center staff hosts a resource table for the campus community.

Cleveland State University: Engaging New Voices

Thursday, April 6, 1:00 to 2:30 p.m.
CSU Main Classroom (MC) Building, Room 202, 1924 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH 44115
Cleveland Rape Crisis Center staff co-facilitates on building healthy relationships and campus community. Includes interactive theatre performance and discussion, resources and support.

Untouchable Film Screening and FilmForum at Cleveland International Fi

Film Festival
Thursday, April 6, 6:30 p.m.
Tower City Cinemas, 230 E. Huron Rd., Cleveland, OH 44113
Following the screening of the film Untouchable, Cleveland Rape Crisis Center staff will participate in a FilmForum panel discussion.
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Baldwin Wallace University: Know Your IX Rights Awareness

Friday, April 7, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Student Union, 120 E. Grand St., Berea, OH 44017
Cleveland Rape Crisis Center staff provides support and hosts a resource table for the campus community.

Cleveland Heights-University Heights Library, Noble Branch Resource Table

Saturday, April 8, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Monday, April 17, 3:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Noble Neighborhood Library, 2800 Noble Rd., Cleveland Heights, OH 44121
Cleveland Rape Crisis Center staff will host a resource table at the Noble Neighborhood Library.

Cleveland Heights-University Heights Library, Lee Road Branch Resource Table

Sunday, April 9, 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Thursday, April 20, 3:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Lee Road Branch, 2345 Lee Rd., Cleveland Heights, OH 44118
Cleveland Rape Crisis Center staff will host a resource table at the Lee Road Branch.

Warrensville Heights Public Library Resource Table

Monday, April 10, 10:00 a.m. to Noon
4415 Northfield Rd., Warrensville Heights, OH 44128
Cleveland Rape Crisis Center staff will host a resource table at the Warrensville Heights Library.

South Euclid-Lyndhurst Public Library Resource Table

Monday, April 10, 2:00 to 5:00 p.m.
1876 S. Green Rd., South Euclid, OH 44121
Cleveland Rape Crisis Center staff will host a resource table at the South Euclid-Lyndhurst Library.

Case Western Reserve University: Clothesline Project

Monday, April 10, 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.
LGBT Center, Tink, 10900 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH 44106
A campus-wide event to raise awareness about rape and sexual abuse including t-shirt decoration for speaking out against violence.

Cleveland Public Library Resource Table

Tuesday, April 11, 2:00 to 5:00 p.m.
325 Superior Ave., Cleveland, OH 44114
Cleveland Rape Crisis Center staff will host a resource table at Cleveland Public Library’s Main Branch.

Notre Dame College: Clothesline Project

Wednesday, April 12, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Falcon’s Nest Student Lounge, 4545 College Rd., South Euclid, OH 44121
A campus-wide event to raise awareness about rape and sexual abuse including t-shirt decoration for speaking out against violence.

No! The Rape Documentary Film Screening

Wednesday, April 12, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.
East Cleveland Public Library, 14101 Euclid Ave., East Cleveland, OH 44112
Cleveland Rape Crisis Center will host a discussion and resource table at East Cleveland Public Library’s screening of No! The Rape Documentary.
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Cleveland State University Sexual Violence Prevention Resource Fair

Thursday, April 13, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
CSU Student Center, Main, 2121 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH 44115
Cleveland Rape Crisis Center will host a resource table at this campus-wide resource fair.

Faces of Change Luncheon

Thursday, April 13, Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Hilton Cleveland Downtown, 100 Lakeside Ave. E., Cleveland, OH 44114
The Faces of Change Luncheon raises awareness about rape and sexual abuse as well as financial support for Cleveland Rape Crisis Center. Bestselling author Glennon Doyle Melton will serve as the keynote speaker.
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Sawdust Carpet Project

Thursday, April 13, 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Friday, April 14, 9:00 a.m. to Noon
La Sagrada Familia Church, 7719 Detroit Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44102
Cleveland Rape Crisis Center staff members and volunteers will create a “sawdust carpet” to raise awareness about the Center’s Hogar Consuelo program serving members of the Latina/o community. Members of the church and community create colorful sawdust carpets with messages related to peace and community in the week before Easter, and the carpets traditionally greet the church’s procession on Good Friday. The public is invited to view the completed carpets on April 13 and 14.

Case Western Reserve University: Take Back the Night Event

Thursday, April 13, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Thwing Atrium, 10900 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH 44106
Campus-wide speak-out program and march.

Case Western Reserve University: Clothesline Project

Friday, April 14, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Engineering Quad, 10900 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH 44106
A campus-wide event to raise awareness including t-shirt decoration for speaking out against violence, hung in engineering quad, resources, advocacy for support.

Garfield Heights Branch, Cuyahoga County Public Library Resource Table

Friday, April 14, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Garfield Heights Branch, 5409 Turney Rd., Garfield Heights, OH 44125
Cleveland Rape Crisis Center staff will host a resource table at Garfield Heights Library.

Cleveland Heights-University Heights Library, Coventry Village Branch Resource Table

Tuesday, April 18, 3:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, April 29, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Coventry Village Branch, 1925 Coventry Rd., Cleveland Heights, OH 44118
Cleveland Rape Crisis Center staff will host a resource table at the Coventry Village Branch.

Notre Dame College: The Mask You Live In Film Screening

Tuesday, April 18, 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Falcon’s Nest Student Lounge, 4545 College Rd., South Euclid, OH 44121
Cleveland Rape Crisis Center staff and the NDC athletics department will co-facilitate a discussion and Q&A on healthy masculinity.

Kent State Ashtabula: Wellness Fair Resource Table

Wednesday, April 19, 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Thursday, April 20, 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Kent State Ashtabula, 3300 Lake Road West, Ashtabula, OH 44004
Cleveland Rape Crisis Center staff will host a resource table at a wellness fair at Kent State Ashtabula.

Notre Dame College: Safe Dating/Healthy Relationships Resource Fair

Wednesday, April 19, 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Falcon’s Nest Student Lounge, 4545 College Rd., South Euclid, OH 44121
Cleveland Rape Crisis Center staff will host a resource table at this campus-wide fair.

John Carroll University: ‘Locker Room Talk’ – A Discussion About Masculinity and Sexual Assault

Wednesday, April 19, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Location at JCU TBD
Cleveland Rape Crisis Center staff will support student leaders in a peer-led discussion and Q&A.

Baldwin Wallace University: Rally B4 the Reign

Thursday, April 20, 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Student Activities Center, 96 Beech St., Berea, OH 44017
Cleveland Rape Crisis Center will host a resource table at this campus-wide event and fundraiser for the Center.

John Carroll University: Take Back the Night

Thursday, April 20, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
JCU Location TBD
Cleveland Rape Crisis Center staff will provide resources, information and support to students and student leaders.

Baldwin Wallace University: Karaoke and Kondoms

Thursday, April 20, 9:00 to 10:00 p.m.
Ernsthausen Hall, 84 Tressel St., Berea, OH 44017
Cleveland Rape Crisis Center staff will lead a discussion on consent and provide resources.

Notre Dame College: These Hands Don’t Hurt

Friday, April 21, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
NDC Falcon’s Nest Student Lounge, 4545 College Rd., South Euclid, OH 44121
Cleveland Rape Crisis Center staff will participate in this campus-wide event where participants will create yard signs with painted handprints and positive/supportive messages.

Case Western Reserve University: LGBTQ Survivor Panel Discussion

Friday, April 21, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
CWRU Flora Stone Mather Women’s Center, Tink, 10900 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH 44106
Cleveland Rape Crisis Center staff will participate in the LGBTQ survivor panel discussion.

St. Martin DePorres High School: Take Back the Night

Friday, April 21, 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.
6111 Lausche Ave., Cleveland, OH 44103
Cleveland Rape Crisis Center staff will provide resources and support to attendees.

Girls In Motion: A New Wave of Hope

Saturday, April 22, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Forest Hills Presbyterian Church, 3031 Monticello Blvd., Cleveland Heights, OH 44118
Cleveland Rape Crisis Center invites girls ages 9-18 and their parent or supportive adult to participate in this full day of activities focused on inspiration, support and empowerment.
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Las Chicas Pueden (Girls Can)

Saturday, April 22, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
May Dugan Center, 4115 Bridge Ave., Cleveland, OH 44113
Las Chicas Pueden: Una Nueva Esperanza es un día lleno de actividades para las chicas de 9-18 años. Las sesiones seràn orientadas para aumentar su auto-estima. / Girls Can: A New Wave of Hope is a full day of activities for girls 9-18 and their parent or supportive adult, focused on inspiration, support and empowerment.
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Cleveland State University Sexual Assault Seminar

Monday, April 24, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
CSU Student Center Ballroom, 2121 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH 44115
Cleveland Rape Crisis Center staff will speak during the seminar and provide resources and support to students.

Ohio Attorney General’s Office Outreach Event

Tuesday, April 25, 10:00 a.m. to Noon
Tri-C’s Jerry Sue Thornton Center, 2500 E. 22nd St., Cleveland, OH 44115
Cleveland Rape Crisis Center staff will host a resource table at this event.

Ursuline College: Healthy Boundaries and Healthy Relationships Program

Tuesday, April 25, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Location at Ursuline College TBD
Cleveland Rape Crisis Center staff will co-facilitate a presentation and discussion with student leaders about boundary-setting and creating/growing healthy relationships.

The Hunting Ground Film Screening and Discussion

Wednesday, April 26, at 6:00 p.m.
Eastlake Public Library, 36706 Lake Shore Blvd., Willoughby, OH 44095
Cleveland Rape Crisis Center staff will host a discussion following the film.

Anita: Speaking Truth to Power Film Screening

Wednesday, April 26, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.
East Cleveland Public Library, 14101 Euclid Ave., East Cleveland, OH 44112
Cleveland Rape Crisis Center will host a discussion and resource table at East Cleveland Public Library’s screening of Anita: Speaking Truth to Power.
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Case Western Reserve University: Trauma-Informed Yoga

Wednesday, April 26, 7:00 to 8:00 p.m.
CWRU Flora Stone Mather Women’s Center, Tink, 10900 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH 44106
CWRU hosts a trauma-informed yoga class. Cleveland Rape Crisis Center staff will provide resources and support to attendees.

Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence Annual Advocacy Day

Thursday, April 27, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Ohio Statehouse, 1 Capitol Square, Columbus, OH 43215
Cleveland Rape Crisis Center staff members will participate in OAESV’s Annual Advocacy Day, an opportunity for advocates, preventionists and survivors from across Ohio to be a collective voice in the fight to end sexual violence.
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Case Western Reserve University: LGBTQ Domestic Violence / Sexual Violence Survivor Presentation

Friday, April 28, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
Flora Stone Mather Women’s Center, Tink, 10900 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH 44106
Cleveland Rape Crisis Center staff will provide resources and support to attendees.

Mayor’s Block Club/Street Club Event Resource Table

Saturday, April 29, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Eastside Professional Center, 1347 E. 79th St., Cleveland, OH 44103
Cleveland Rape Crisis Center staff will provide resources and support to attendees.