Sexual Assault Awareness Month



April is sexual assault awareness month, or SAAM. Each year has a different theme, announced by the National Sexual Violence Resource Center. The theme for April 2016 is, “Prevention is Possible.” An article about SAAM in Maryland was featured in the Spring 2016 issue of Frontline.

SAAM 2016

These .PDF resources have been supplied by the NSVRC. Click on English or Spanish to download that version

Some previous SAAM resources are also included below:

SAAM 2015: Resources on Campus Sexual Assault

  • An overview on campus sexual violence prevention: English | Spanish
  • What is healthy sexuality and consent?: English | Spanish
  • What is campus sexual violence?: English | Spanish
  • Understanding sexual violence – tips for parents and caregivers: English | Spanish
  • Action steps for health care professionals: English
  • Action steps for faculty and staff: English
  • Action steps for campus administrators: English

Learn about MCASA’s prevention resources and get involved with our organization by becoming a member.

Maryland Events

Every April our statewide community comes together to start important conversations about sexual assault. 2016 events are listed in our events calendar below. Click on an event for additional information. For a detailed list of events, select the Agenda tab at the top of the calendar. You can also see a list of events on our Upcoming Events page. Email to have your event added to the calendar.