Denim Day NYC Coalition to End Sexual Violence

Join Us To Take a Stand and End Sexual Assault and Violence!

Denim Day NYC is a coalition of community agencies, elected officials, students, and volunteers united to promote awareness around the issue of sexual assault. Denim Day grew out of a case in which a rape conviction was overturned because the judge reasoned the victim’s tight jeans meant that she had to have helped her assailant remove them, implying consent. People were outraged all over the world and wearing jeans became an international symbol of protest against erroneous and destructive attitudes and myths surrounding sexual assault. Denim Day started in Los Angeles and has grown into an international movement. Denim Day NYC started in 2010 with a collaborative of three agencies and has grown to more than 40 agencies uniting to promote awareness around the issue of sexual assault.

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Communities in Action: Preventing and Understanding Sexual Assault

This event will take place on April 17th, 2019 from 10 AM to 12 PM at 2 Lafayette Street, 14th Floor.

This training will explain and  explore the framework for preventing sexual violence utilizing a public health/primary prevention perspective. Participants will be able to understand and identify the root causes of sexual violence, as well as learn skills they can bring to promote healthy relationships and bystander interventions within their programs.  The training is open and welcome to both DYCD staff and CBO providers. Questions should be sent to Maria Quinn at maquinn@dycd.nyc.gov.  Links for registration is here: https://www.eventbrite.com/preview?eid=59704523838

Earlier Event: April 12
Seeing Rape: This is America
Later Event: April 17
Theater of War: TAPE