Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM)
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month -- in Tucson, it's TucSAAM! In an effort to inform the public and support survivors of sexual violence, local victim service agencies, advocacy groups, law enforcement agencies and legal rights organizations have come together to promote TucSAAM across Southern Arizona. Educational events, media outreach and digital campaigns are scheduled throughout the month.
What's Happening During #TucSAAM?
Here's how you can show your support to survivors in the Greater Tucson area during TucSAAM:
Get your very own snazzy "I Support Survivors" teal T-Shirt. You must order by 4/7/21 to receive it in time to wear for Denim Day on 4/28/21. Order here for the low, low price of $20!
Use the #TucSAAM Profile Picture Frame in Facebook.Click here to change your frame!
Post a picture showing your support for survivors on Social Media. Print out one of these templates, write in your personalized message, snap a selfie, and post!
Wear jeans on Denim Day, April 28th, and tell people why we wear denim! Why Denim? -- Denim Day Info
Follow our participating agencies on Social Media to be pleasantly inundated with helpful information to boost your sexual assault awareness.
|Agency/ Organization||Web site|
|Southern Arizona Center Against Sexual Assault (SACASA)||www.SACASA.org||@SACASAAZ||@soazctragainstsexualassault||@SACASA_AZ|
|Southern Arizona Children's Advocacy Center||www.sacacenter.org||@cacsoaz|
|Pima County Attorney's Office||www.pcao.pima.gov||@PimaCountyAttorney||@pimacountyatty||@PimaCountyAtty|
|Tucson Police Department||www.tucsonaz.gov/police/adult-sex-assault-unit||@TucsonPoliceDepartment||@tucsonpolicedepartment||@Tucson_Police|
|Pima County Sheriff's Department||www.piasheriff.org||<@pimasheriff||@pimasheriff||@PimaSheriff|
|University of Arizona Survivor Advocacy Program||www.survivoradvocacy.arizona.edu||@ua_survivoradvocacy @uarizonacgbv|
Throughout the month, representatives from collaborating agencies will be available for media interviews on a variety of topics that fall under the broad subject of sexual assault.
>> Read the Tucson Sexual Assault Awareness Month Press Release