Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM)


April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). Join Center for Women in Transition in promoting a culture of respect and consent in West Michigan and help us prevent sexual assault.

Community calendars:

Grand Valley State University SAAM calendar

Hope College SAAM calendar

Get involved in the following ways:

  • Check out the display of Clothesline Project t-shirts on display in Grand Haven at Loutit Library and the Ottawa County District Courthouse!
  • Are you a student or educator? Attend “Sexual Assault, Consent & Healthy Relationships” with Brooke Axtell on Friday, April 21 at Grand Valley State University in Allendale. Brooke will speak from 11am-12pm in the Pere Marquette room. Admission for this event is free, but limited. More information here.
  • Pubs/breweries/drinking establishments are encouraged to distribute awareness coasters during the weekend of April 21-22. These coasters highlight the importance of consent. Please call Holly at 616-494-1724 to have coasters dropped off at your location. Poster available here.
  • Add the “I Heart Consent” Twibbon to your social media page.