Take Back the Week: Sexual Assault Awareness

Take Back the Week: Sexual Assault Awareness is returning to the University of Rhode Island from Monday, April 24, to Friday, April 28. For the first time, the event will be co-hosted by the URI Women’s Center and the Peers Learning Educating and Supporting Everyone (P.L.E.A.S.E) in partnership with URI Student Senate. With events every day of the week, the program aims to raise awareness, inform and provide discussion on sexual violence.

Monday, April 24 - Peer Pong, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in front of the Memorial Union

Masculinity Monday workshop, from 4 to 6 p.m. in Atrium 2 of Memorial Union

Tuesday, April 25 - ConsenTEA, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Hardge Forum of the Multicultural Center

Wednesday, April 26 - Denim Day, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Memorial Union sidewalk. Wear your favorite pair of jeans for an international protest in response to the Italian Supreme Court’s overruling of a sexual assault in 1999.

Thursday, April 27 - Take Back the Night, from 6 to 9 p.m. starting in the Quinn Hall Auditorium, 55 Lower College Road, and ending on the Quad

Friday, April 28 - Feminist Art Night with Etherbound Mag, from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Gender & Sexuality Center

Friday, April 28, 2017 at 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Memorial Union
50 Lower College Rd, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881, USA

Event Type

Special Event

Women's Center
Contact Person

Hannah Woodhouse

Contact Email


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