Each April, The Women and Gender Resource Center recognizes Sexual Assault Awareness by hosting a variety of educational programs. For more information, please contact Anna Russell.

2022 Sexual Assault Awareness Month Events

Sexual Assault Awareness Month Day of Action

April 5, 2022, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

The Great Hall, The University of Alabama Student Center

Sexual Assault Awareness Month Day of Action is an opportunity for students, faculty, and staff to drop by and take action (in a variety of ways) to raise awareness about sexual assault and support survivors of sexual assault. Action stations will be coordinated and staffed by student organizations and campus and community partners.

WGRC Ambassador Interest Meeting

April 13, 2022, 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Now in 3114 The University of Alabama Student Center!

Stop by and learn what it takes to be a WGRC Ambassador! We will cover program requirements, hear from current Ambassadors, and talk about the application process. This is a drop by event.

Take Back the Night

April 12, 2022, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.

Denny Chimes

Take Back the Night is an international rally and march that is organized in local communities with the purpose of unifying communities to take a stand against interpersonal violence. Here at UA, the event will include a few speakers who will read poems, statements, and calls to action. Then the attendees will participate in a march on the Quad, holding posters and chanting. The event will close out with a candlelight vigil to honor sexual assault survivors.

Athlete A Outdoor Film Screening

April 21, 2022, 7:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Shelby Quad

Join us for an outdoor film screening of the Netflix documentary, “Athlete A”. This film discusses the sexual assault scandal involving Larry Nasser and the USA women’s gymnastics team. Seating and snacks will be provided; just bring yourself!

WGRC Harbor Training

April 27, 2022, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Employee Resource Center Room 1013

Join the WGRC for a 2-hour Harbor Training. Harbor trainings are open to all staff/faculty, as well as graduate students here at UA. These trainings include insight on interpersonal violence, important campus resources, and more. All in all, this training works to prepare UA professionals in case a student should disclose any experience with victimization. This training can prepare individuals to respond in a kind and compassionate way that supports victims/survivors of interpersonal violence.

Faculty and staff can register via the LMS system! Graduate students can email Anna.

EveryWoman Book Club

April 28, 2022, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Zoom: Tinyurl.com/SpringEWBC2022

Join EveryWoman Book Club as we read and discuss “Women Talking” by Miriam Toews.

Teal Tuesdays

April 5, 12, 19, and 26, All Day

Wear teal to show your support of sexual assault survivors!


April 4 and 5, 11 a.m.- 2 p.m., Law School

April 6 and 7, 11 a.m.- 2 p.m., Honors Hall

Stop by and talk with WGRC Ambassadors about how you can support survivors this month and throughout the year!

Take Back the Night

Take Back the Night events are held across the country to unify communities to take a stand against gender based violence.