April 04, 2013

Who: Victims of abuse and other members of the WPI community    

What: Event to raise awareness of sexual assault and domestic violence.

Where: WPI Quadrangle

When: Thursday, April 4, 11 am – 6pm

Details: In recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, sexual assault victims and other advocates will decorate T-shirts with various messages. The T-shirts will hang on a clothesline to raise awareness. Last fall, WPI became one of four area colleges to receive a $499,962 grant to develop programs that raise awareness of interpersonal violence. The other colleges are Clark University, Assumption College and Holy Cross. Free BBQ at 5pm.

Presented by: SDCC, The SAVE Committee, Students Preventing Assault and Rape in Our Community (SPARC)

Contact: Erica Tolles, associate director of Student Development & Counseling at WPI at etolles@wpi.edu.