Did you know one in four girls will be sexually assaulted before she turns 16?
The month-long mission to raise awareness and end sexual violence will begin with an event at noon today on the Continental Square in downtown York, where the mayor will read a proclamation, according to a release from YWCA York.
Other events slated for Sexual Assault Awareness Month include:
• “The Vagina Monologues”: 7 p.m. March 28, 29 and 30 at Penn State York; 6 p.m. March 29 at HACC’s York Campus; and 7 p.m. April 21 at Unitarian Universalist Congregation of York
• Campus Health Fair: 11:30 a.m. April 5 at HACC’s York Campus
• Victims’ Rights March and Vigil: 7 p.m. April 24 at Colonial Courthouse
• HDFS Club Picnic: 12 p.m. April 28 at Penn State York
• Purple Ribbon Charity Event: 6:30 p.m. April 28 at Wisehaven Banquet Hall
Teal ribbons will be available at all Rutter’s Farm Stores throughout the month of April to show your support.