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April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month


ALL MONTH | CLOTHESLINE PROJECT ONLINE EVENT

The Clothesline Project brings awareness to interpersonal violence and sexual assault. Color coded t-shirts, which represent different forms of violence, are decorated to honor survivors, and share messages, stories, and reactions. View the Clothesline Project slideshow. To share a message to be digitally included, please complete the form. Coast Community College District is in solidarity with survivors.



TUES., APRIL 5 | WAYMAKERS PRESENT: WHAT IS SEXUAL ASSAULT • 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

Waymakers Victim Services seek to alleviate trauma and devastating effects on the lives of those touched by domestic violence or sexual assault. This presentation will define sexual assault, the importance of asking for consent, demonstrate how to intervene in potentially violent situations, and provide information on how to access support services.


WED., APRIL 6 | YOGA (OPEN FOR ALL) • 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

Join us for an all-levels yoga class. This class will be taught through a trauma-informed lens and center on reconnecting with one's body.



WED., APRIL 6 | HUMAN OPTIONS PRESENT: COERCIVE CONTROL, ABUSE CYCLE • 3-4 p.m.

Human Options strives to ignite social change by educating individuals to recognize relationship violence as an issue that threatens everyone. This presentation will provide an overview of relationship violence, red flags, and the power and control wheel.



MON., APRIL 11 | QUEER SEX ED • 12-1:30 p.m. 

This presentation is designed for the LGBTQIA+ community, which is often left out of the conversation in Sex Ed. Safe sex, transitioning & sex, LGBTQIA+ sexual assault statistics, and consent are some of the topics we will be covering. This is a safe space in which all are welcome!



TUES., APRIL 12 | WHY VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN IS NOT A WOMEN’S ISSUE • 3-4 p.m.

Too often, people view domestic violence or sexual violence as 'women's' issues. However, this is an issue that affects us all. In this talk, we will look at celebrity and newsworthy incidents in the digital age to discuss how they were treated by the press and the public, explore what how it could have been addressed differently and identify actions anyone can take to disrupt the notion that violence against women is only a women's issue. Presented by Adam Dodge at EndTab.



THURS., APRIL 14 | WHAT’S THE TEA? RELATIONSHIPS & DATING WITHIN THE BLACK/AFRICAN AMERICAN COMMUNITY • 4:30-5:30 p.m.

Join Leighia & Cheyenne in a conversation about dating in the Black community. This is an opportunity to connect with peers and have an open and real conversation about any and all things dating, relationships, in 2022. Co-hosted by Coastline’s Umoja & Student Mental Health.


WED., APRIL 20 | NAVIGATING CURRENT CHALLENGES – NONCONSENSUAL PORNOGRAPHY • 3-4 p.m.

In the digital age, new technologies have made everyone a potential victim of issues like nonconsensual pornography (aka revenge porn) - even if no intimate photos or videos of us exist. In this talk, we will discuss how to identify, prevent and respond to nonconsensual pornography, pressure for nude images, sextortion, unwanted nude images, fake nude images and deepfakes - along with safer sexting best
practices. Presented by Adam Dodge at EndTab.


THURS., APRIL 26 | GREEN DOT BYSTANDER TRAINING  • 3-4 p.m.

Interested in learning about bystander intervention and how to end power-based personal violence on campus? Join us to learn ways to be an active bystander amidst difficult situations. Attendees will learn the 4 D’s, which are choices and actions you make in response to a potentially harmful situation.



WED., APRIL 27 | DENIM DAY ONLINE EVENT 

The Denim Day campaign hopes to bring awareness to victim blaming and destructive myths that surround rape and sexual violence. Join millions across the world by making a statement with your fashion. Wear jeans with a purpose #myjeansprotestviolence #denimday. Post a picture on your college app or Instagram and tag @orangecoasttitleix and @coastline_oc and @goldenwestcollege


THURS., APRIL 28 | LGBTQIA+ RESOURCE FAIR • 11 a.m.-1p.m., OCC Main Quad

This is a great opportunity to check out on- and off-campus LGBTQIA+ resources, meet OCC's LGBTQIA+ Project Specialist, and get a little creative at our craft table! There will also be light snacks and refreshments available for your enjoyment.


THURS., APRIL 28 | YOGA AS HEALING - SURVIVOR FOCUSED • 4:30-5:30 p.m.

Yoga is an empowering practice that prioritizes the lived experience and healing of each survivor. Please join us in a trauma-informed class that is centered on connecting survivors with community and healing.



Please REGISTER HEREAll Zoom links and passcodes will be emailed at least
one week prior to each event.

This event is ADA compliant. Reasonable accommodation requests related to a disability should be made
no later than five business days prior to this event by contacting Shannon Quihuiz at (714) 432-5930 or
squihuiz@occ.cccd.edu