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From any campus phone,
call 4300 or 911

From a mobile phone,
call SMC dispatch
310-434-4300

If off-campus, call 911


Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Nationally, April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and we would like to educate the Santa Monica College community to encourage a safe environment. Santa Monica College has shown an incredible commitment to not only informing students of their rights but also of the support services we have to offer them.

Resources

The following organizations are a few of many dedicated to supporting survivors of sexual violence every day:


2020 Activities

Educational Resources

Not Any More Community College logoNot Anymore! Online Sexual Assault Prevention Training

This online training for students, faculty and staff is free and Topics include: Affirmative consent, Bystander behavior, Verbal Defense, Types of sexual misconduct, How to report and find support services.

Podcasts and YouTube Videos

Meditation, Yoga and Mindfulness

Music Playlists


Events

April 7: SMC Board of Trustees will pass the Sexual Assault Awareness Month Resolution

Yoga: In Honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Ground and breathe your way into a gentle and peaceful practice in the healing power of yoga

Tuesday, April 28, 2020, 4-5 p.m.
Instructor: Leslie Porter
Registration is capped to 8 attendees only

Register for Yoga

Denim Day

April 29, 2020
Wear your jeans to take a stand against sexual violence. Join millions across the world as we wear denim on April 29 in observance of Denim Day.

Denim Day Coloring Pages

Click on the images below to download a full sized image.

April Activities

30-Day Instagram Challenge

Put your Consent Skills to the test.

Consent Quiz

Test your knowledge. If you are not sure of all the answer read the Consent Guide.

Yes Means Yes

Coloring Page

Yes Means Yes Coloring Page created for the 2020 Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

Title IX Virtual Open House

Visit the SMC Sexual Violence Response and Prevention website and learn more about how the Title IX office can support you with experiences of sexual assault, discrimination, harassment, and more.

Peace Over Violence

Peace over Violence’s messaging will center around what this solidarity can look like and what community members have observed or done to build this. They will highlight experiences from survivors as well as some of their POV staff and volunteers.

Cultivating Resilience: A Sexual and Domestic Violence Survivor Forum
Tuesday, April 14, 7 - 8 p.m.
Facilitated by: Wendy Blanco, Director of Clinical Services

Denim Day 101: Virtual Edition
Facilitated by: Hannah Denyer & Joslyn Beard
Tuesday, April 21, 12-1 p.m.

Denim Day Online Rally
Wednesday, April 29, 8 a.m.
Let's gather our virtual selves in the virtual world for an unprecedented virtual Denim Day Rally. For those of us who have been wearing pajamas and sweatpants for the past few weeks, we can change into our jeans, making a social statement with our fashion statement.


Domestic Violence Awareness Month

If you overhear what might be a domestic violence incident, call 911. You could save a life.

Domestic Violence Knows No Boundaries

Did you Know?

  • Statistically, you know several victims of domestic violence. It affects 1 in 4 women and 1 in 7 men.

  • Over 3 million children every year are exposed to domestic violence.

  • Children who are exposed to domestic violence are more likely to suffer long-term health problems.

  • Domestic violence costs over $5.8 billion each year.

  • Domestic violence knows no boundaries.

  • Women aged 20–24 are at greater risk of becoming domestic violence victims.

Videos:

Domestic Violence Hurts Everyone

Resources: