April is National Sexual Assault Awareness Moth (SAAM) and crisis centers across NH are hosting events to raise awareness about sexual violence, connect survivors to support services, and educate Granite Staters. Learn more about events happening in your community and take action during SAAM!
starting point information session
Date: April 3-4, 2019 Location: The Memorial Hospital Cafeteria, North Conway, NH Time: 11:30 a.,m. - 1 p.m. Crisis Center: Starting Point
More information: Learn more about all the free, confidential services that Starting Point offers and how you can get involved if you would like to. Eat yummy baked goods for a good cause as well!
take back the night
Date: April 4, 2019 Location: State House Arches, Downtown Concord, NH Time: 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Crisis Center: CCCNH
More information: April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and CCCNH & Equality Health Center are excited to join teams to help raise awareness as we Take Back the Night!
Please join CCCNH for an evening of awareness as we all come together as a community and beyond. All are welcome to attend and welcome to speak their truth. We will be in front of the New Hampshire State House Arches on April 4, 2019 beginning at 6pm to Rally - March - Speak Out! If you have any questions or for further details, please reach out to email@example.com.
1BLUESTRING AT THE GRANDE GRIND
Date: April 5, 2019 Location: Strafford Room, UNH Memorial Union Building Time: 8 p.m. Crisis Center: SHARPP
More information: The 1BlueString campaign asks guitarists to replace 1 of their 6 strings with a blue string to symbolize the 1 in 6 men who have survived childhood sexual abuse. Help SHARPP get the message out here at UNH! Presented by UNHSHARPP, partnering with Campus Activities Board CAB). For more info contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
kids are our business breakfast
Dates/Locations: April 5, 2019 at The Oaks Somersworth, NH AND April 12, 2019 at Portsmouth Country Club Crisis Center: HAVEN
More information: This popular breakfast event brings the community together to network and learn about the research-based violence prevention education programming being offered here in Southeastern New Hampshire. This year the breakfast will focus on HAVEN’s Youth Suicide Prevention Initiative, which provides educational programming addressing trauma, the leading cause of suicide attempts among children and adolescents.
Date: April 10, 2019 Time: 6:30 p.m. Location: Room 107, Hamilton Smith Hall, UNH, Durham, NH Crisis Center: SHARPP
More information: Student activists will learn how to organize strategic campaigns to fight the attack on Title IX and survivors’ rights. The focus will be on strengthening your community organizing and activism skill sets. Lead by Sage Carson (she/hers) from the national organization Know Your IX.
9TH ANNUAL ANTI-VIOLENCE RALLY & wALK
Date: April 11, 2019 Time: 12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m. Location: The Great Lawn, UNH, Durham, NH Crisis Center: SHARPP
More information: This event gathers students, faculty, staff and community members together to take a collective and powerful stance against all forms of violence on our campus, including sexual violence and relationship abuse. This event includes info tables, guest speakers, Madison Lightfoot (UNH Alum) from the NHCADSV and Sage Carson from the national organization Know Your IX, a student call to action, and then a walk around campus to spread the word of Ending Violence at UNH.
More information: Join SHARPP & UNH Justice Studies for an SVU screening and discussion. Existing Starting Point volunteers can enjoy a complimentary dinner and socialize/network with each other after their annual safety and confidentiality training.
Date: April 15 - 20, 2019 Time: Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. 8 p.m., Saturday from 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. Location: Mercer Gym, Colby-Sawyer College, New London, NH Crisis Center: CCCNH
dine to donate & the expressions project
Date: April 23, 2019 Time: 5 p.m. - 9 p.m. Location: Flatbread Pizza/Eastern Slope Inn, North Conway, NH Crisis Center: Starting Point
More information: A portion of your delicious pizza goes to benefit Starting Point. Also visit our interactive healing through art and informational event in the conference room right next to Flatbread.
The 13 member programs of the New Hampshire Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence provide services regardless of gender,age, health status (including HIV-positive), physical, mental or emotional ability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, socio-economic status, race, national origin, immigration status or religious or political affiliation.