​​​​​​2016-2017 Calendar of Events ​​

Solidarity - Unity or agreement of feeling or action, especially among individuals with a common interest; mutual support within a group
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 
7:00 PM - Bovee UC : Rotunda
​SAPA will host an evening of Solidarity in observance of Sexual Assault Awareness Month.  Click or touch to view the event flyer Solidarity 2017 flyer.pdf.

CHOOSE CONSENT 5K Fun Run Sponsored by Women's Aid Service

Saturday, April 22, 2017  
9:00 AM - Island Park : Mt. Pleasant  
In recognition of April being National Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Women's Aid Service is sponsoring a CHOOSE CONSENT 5K Fun Run.  SAPA will be there to support the event.  To register, look up "Choose Consent 5K Mt Pleasant, MI" on Active.com.  If you have questions, contact Women's Aid Service at 1-844-329-6177.  Click or touch to view the event flyer Womens Aid Service 5K Fun Run April 2017.pdf.

Sexual Aggression in the LGBTQ+ Community Educational Presentation 
Thursday, April 13, 2017  
7:00 PM - Pearce Hall : 136  
In honor of April being National Sexual Assault Awareness Month, SAPA and the Office of LGBTQ Services will present an educational program on the topic of Sexual Aggression in the LGBTQ+ community. Click or touch to view the program flyer LGBTQ and SAPA presentation 2017.

SPEAKING OUT - The Stacey Lannert Story
Tuesday, April 11, 2017  
7:00 PM - Bovee Center : Rotunda  
CMU Program Board presents SPEAKING OUT, a story about overcomming sexual abuse from the woman who served 18 years in prison for fatally shooting her abuser (her father) of 10 years.  Click or touch to veiw the program flyer Speaking Out.pdf.

Zumbathon(R) 2017 
Saturday, April 8, 2017  
1:00 - 4:00 PM - Student Activity Center : MAC Room  
In recognition of April being National Sexual Assault Awareness Month, SAPA is sponsoring a superhero-themed Zumbathon(R) event for campus and community members to come together, join the party, and take a stand against sexual assault.  This event will include three hours of Zumba(R) by CMU’s Officer Martinez, as well as a presentation about SAPA.  The cost is an optional donation that will go to furthering SAPA’s efforts to bring awareness and advocacy to sexual assault.  Click or touch to view the program flyer  Zumbathon April 2017 (pdf).

Self-Care Yoga    
Wednesday, April 5, 2017   
8:45 PM – Kulhavi Hall : 145  
A yoga event in recognition of National Sexual Assault Awareness Month.  This event is free open to the CMU campus and community.  Click to view the event flyer Self Care Yoga SA 2107.pdf

Sexual Assault Awareness Program 
Tuesday, April 4, 2017  
7:00 PM - Anspach Hall : 161  
In honor of National Sexual Assault Awareness month, SAPA is hosting a free and educational program on defining sexual assault and consent, how society handles and reacts to sexual assault, and available resources for those affected.  Click to view the program flyer Sexual Assault Awareness Program (pdf).

Wear Teal Day 
Tuesday, April 4 
Wear teal to show your support and spread awareness of Sexual Assault!


Sexual Assault Awareness Month 
April 1 - 30, 2017
Click or touch for a printable version of the entire list of events and programs SAPA has planned in honor of Sexual Assault Awareness monthSexual Assault Awareness Month 2017 Reference Sheet
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Apply to be a SAPA
Application Deadline:  
Friday, March 3, 2017
5:00 PM 
If you are interested in applying to become a SAPA, please submit your application no later than 5 pm on March 3.  

Meet the SAPAs
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
7:00 PM - Sweeney Hall Lobby 
​Are you interested in becoming a Sexual Aggression Peer Advocate?  Attend our Meet the SAPAs informational night and learn what SAPA is all about!  Click or touch to view the Meet the SAPAs Flyer Feb 15 2017.

Meet the SAPAs
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
7:00 PM - Robinson Hall Lobby 
​Are you interested in becoming a Sexual Aggression Peer Advocate?  Attend our Meet the SAPAs informational night and learn what SAPA is all about!  Click or touch to view the​ Meet the SAPAs Flyer 2017.

Stalking Awareness Presentation  
Wednesday, January 25, 2017  
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM - Anspach Hall : 161  
In honor of January being National Stalking Awareness Month, SAPA will present an educational program highlighting the topic of stalking.  We will talk about what stalking looks like, different types of stalking, society's view on stalking, and what someone can do if they are experiencing stalking.  This event is free and open to all who would like to attend.  Click or touch to view the 2017 Stalking Awareness Presentation flyer.   

The Perfect Guy
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Two Showings:  5 PM and 8 PM - Bovee UC : Auditorium

Looks can be deceiving.  Michael Ealy and Sanaa Lathan portray a drama-filled, yet realistic representation of stalking situations that occur in society.  Join CMU Program Board and SAPA for the showing of "The Perfect Guy".  This film will be shown to generate awareness of National Stalking Awareness Month.  After the movie, SAPA will give a brief 10-15 minute presentation about the importance of Stalking Awareness Month.  SAPA will also be present in the back of the room during the event for those seeking support.  This event is free and open to the public.  Click to view The Perfec​t Guy flyer.

Stalking Awareness Soup and Substance Luncheon   
Monday, January 23, 2017  
12:00 - 1:00 PM – Bovee UC : Terrace Rooms A-D  
soup (2).jpgSAPA will host an informative and interactive luncheon, presentation, and discussion dedicated to Stalking Awareness Month.  This event is free and open to the campus community.​     

CMU Women's Field Hockey Team Recognizes Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Friday, October 28, 2016 
2:00 PM - CMU Field Hockey Complex
​Join SAPA and Women's Aid Services as the CMU Women's Field Hockey​ team recognizes Domestic Violence Awareness Month during the game against Ball State.  Wear purple to the game to show your support!  Click or touch to view the  CMU vs. Ball State flyer.

Solidarity - Unity or agreement of feeling or action, especially among individuals with a common interest; mutual support within a group
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 
7:00 PM - Bovee UC : Rotunda
​SAPA will host an evening of Solidarity in observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  There will be live artistic performances followed by a speak out for survivors of sexual aggression.  Click or touch to view the Solidarity October 2016 flyer.

Meet the SAPAs
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
7:00 PM - Bovee UC : Lake Michigan Room
​Are you interested in becoming a Sexual Aggression Peer Advocate?  Attend our Meet the SAPAs informational night and learn what SAPA is all about!  Click or touch to view the Meet the SAPAs event f​lyer.

Zumbathon® 2016
Saturday, October 15, 2016 
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM - Student Activity Center : MAC Room
​​In recognition of October being Domestic Violence Awareness Month, SAPA is sponsoring a Zumbathon Event for campus and community members to come together, join the party, and take a stand against domestic violence.  This event will include three hours of Zumba by CMU’s Officer Martinez, as well as a presentation about SAPA.  The cost is an optional donation that will go to furthering SAPA’s efforts to bring awareness and advocacy to domestic violence and intimate partner violence.  Click or touch to view the ​Zumbathon 2016 Domestic Violeance Awareness Month flyer​.​


Self-Care Yoga    
Thursday, October 13, 2016   
8:30 PM – Kulhavi Hall : 145  
A yoga event in recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  This event is free open to the CMU campus and community.  Click or touch to view ​the ​Self-Care Yoga flyer 2016.

Domestic Violence Awareness Presentation  
Tuesday, October 11, 2016    
7:00 PM – Bovee UC : Auditorium    
In recognition of October being Domestic Violence Awareness Month, SAPA will present an educational program highlighting domestic violence.  SAPA will talk about what domestic violence looks like, warning signs, and what to do if you or someon​e you know is involved in a domestic violence situation.  A Q&A session will follow the presentation.  This event is free and open to all who would like to learn more about domestic violence.  Click or touch to view the Domestic Violence Awareness Presentation flyer - October 2016.  



2015-2016 Calendar of Events

Domestic Violence Awareness Presentation
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
7:00 PM – Bovee UC : Auditorium
In recognition of October being Domestic Violence Awareness Month, SAPA will present an educational program highlighting domestic violence.  SAPA will talk about what domestic violence looks like, warning signs, and what to do if you or someon​e you know is involved in a domestic violence situation.  A Q&A session will follow the presentation.  This event is free and open to all who would like to learn more about domestic violence.  Click to view the SAPA - 2015 domestic violence awareness presentation.

Solidaritya night of unity and expressi​on in support of all individuals affected by sexual aggression
Wednesday, November 4, 2015
7:00 PM – Bovee UC : Rotunda
Solidarity is a night of expression for those affected by Sexual Aggression. The night will begin with musical and poetic performances and commence with a Speak Out. The Speak Out is for survivors and/or loved ones to express their stories of how they were affected by sexual aggression. This event is free and open to the public.  Click to view the 2015 Solidarity Event Flyer.

Meet the SAPAs
Thursday, November 19, 2015
9:00 PM - Fabiano/Emmons/Woldt Hall Lobby
​Are you interested in becoming a Sexual Aggression Peer Advocate?  Attend our Meet the SAPAs informational night and learn how to get started.  This event is free and pizza and snacks will be provided. Click to view the Meet the SAPAs flyer.

Meet the SAPAs
Thursday, December 10, 2015
9:00 PM - Towers Lobby
​Are you interested in becoming a Sexual Aggression Peer Advocate?  Attend our Meet the SAPAs informational night and learn how to get started.  This event is free and pizza and snacks will be provided.  Click to view the​ Meet the SAPAs, Dec 2015 Flyer.

Stalking Awareness Week - January 25-29, 2016
Monday, January 25 - Wear yellow to show your support and spread awareness!

Stalking Awareness Soup and Substance Luncheon
Monday, January 25, 2016
12:00 PM – Bovee UC : Terrace Rooms
SAPA will host an informal Soup and Substance luncheon, presentation, and discussion in recognition of National Stalking Awareness Month.  This event is free and open to the campus community.

Stalking Awareness Presentation
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM - Bovee UC : Auditorium

In honor of January being National Stalking Awareness Month, SAPA will present an educational program highlighting the topic of stalking.  We will talk about what stalking looks like, different types of stalking, society's view on stalking, and what someone can do if they are experiencing stalking.  This event is free and open to all who would like to attend.  Click to view the event flyer.

Free Hot Chocolate!
Thursday, January 28, 2016
11 AM - 1 PM – Outside the Bovee UC
SAPA will be passing out free hot chocolate Thursday afternoon in front of the Bovee UC to raise awareness of National Stalking Awareness Month.

Meet the SAPAs
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
8:00 PM - Bovee UC : 221 Terrace Rooms
​Are you interested in becoming a Sexual Aggression Peer Advocate?  Attend our Meet the SAPAs informational night and learn what SAPA is all about.  Click to view the​ event flyer.  

SAPA Presents Sexual Assault Awareness Week

April 4-8, 2016 
​SAPA is hosting a week of free programs and activities in honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month.  Wear teal with us on Monday to kick off the week!  Click for a larger view of the Sexual Assault Awareness Week 2016 flyer presented below.

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Sexual Assault Awareness Program
Tuesday, April 5, 2016 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM - Pearce :  127
​ In honor of National Sexual Assault Awareness month, SAPA is hosting a free and educational program on defining sexual assault and consent, how society handles and reacts to sexual assault, and available resources for those affected.  Click to view the Sexual Assault Awareness Program 2016 flyer.

The Hunting Ground
Wednesday, April 6, 2016 
7:00 PM - 10 PM - Plachta Auditorium
The showing of a powerful documentary about the realities of sexual violence on U.S. college campuses.  This event is free and open to the public!  Staff from the Office of Civil Rights and Institutional Equity will speak following the showing to discuss false report rates and victim blaming.  Click to view The Hunting Ground poster.


Zumbathon 2016
Friday, April 8, 2016 
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM - Student Activity Center : MAC R​​​oom
​ Please come out to SAPA's Zumbathon and dance with us to demonstrate solidarity to those affected by sexual aggression and celebrate the everyday bravery of survivors.  Click to view the SAPA Zumbathon 2016  flyer.

Survivor Panel
Tuesday, April 12, 2016 
7:00 PM - Bovee UC : Lake Michigan Room
​Survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, intimate partner violence, stalking, and harassment will share their stories and experiences.  Click to view the Survivor Panel program flyer.

Sexual Aggression in the LGBTQ+ Community
Thursday, April 14, 2016 
7:00 PM - Moore Hall : 105
​ SAPA and the Office of LGBTQ Services will present an educational program on the topic of sexual aggression in the LGBTQ+ community with a panel discussion to follow.  Click to view the Sexual Aggression in the LGBTQ+ Community flyer.

Solidarity - Unity or agreement of feeling or action, especially among individuals with a common interest; mutual support within a group.
Wednesday, April 20, 2016 
7:00 PM - Bovee UC : Rotunda
​SAPA will host an evening of Solidarity for those affected by sexual assault.  There will be live artistic performances followed by a speak out for survivors of sexual aggression.  Click to view the Solidarity flyer.