Sexual Assault Awareness Month
Our community ROCKED our first #SAAM campaign – there is no doubt about that! Here are some exciting facts about our first ever #SAAM! We had 11 events on our SAAM calendar, most of which we hosted or co-hosted. These events reached over 900 people in the Roanoke Valley. This does not even include our online outreach! With our message to BELIEVE SURVIVORS, we hope that each of these individuals will spread that concept into their own communities.
We’d like to thank the following individuals and organizations for helping us make this month a success!
- Ladies of Vision
- Aisha Johnson, Assistant to the City Manager, Roanoke City
- Mayor Sherman Lea
- Brian Caswell
- Reverend Joe Cobb, Pastor of Metropolitan Community Church of the Blue Ridge
- Roanoke Diversity Center
- Dr. Gregory Rosenthal
- Nicholas Dillon, Hannah Kolcz, Conn Curry, and Yvonne Gravely, INQ 300 students
- Les Cheveux Salon and Day Spa
- Chris Adkins, Coordinator of Collaborative Partnerships at Feeding America Southwest Virginia
- Sarah Higginbotham, VOICE Program Coordinator and Title IX Coordinator at JCHS
- Ashley Farmer, Chair of CASA at Hollins University
- Robyn Lewis of Pure Barre Roanoke
Scroll through the image gallery below and watch the video of our ribbon cutting!