Sexual Assault Awareness Month

 

Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) 

Every year during April for Sexual Assault Awareness Month, MOCSA honors survivors, supporters, volunteers, service providers, and community advocates by recognizing their experiences, contributions, and efforts to end and prevent sexual assault and abuse. 
 

2022 Events 


Date

 

Event


April 1-30

  #30DaysofSAAM - Instagram challenge

April 1

  National Go Blue Day - Wear blue for Child Abuse Prevention Month

April 5

  SAAM Day of Action - Wear teal for Sexual Assault Awareness Month and check out the downtown KC skyline!

April 6

 

Start by Believing Day - Take the pledge


April 14, 6:00-8:00pm 

Blip Roasters
1301 Woodswether Rd.
KCMO 64105

 

StoryShare Showcase! MOCSA and Poetic Underground are partnering to host a live event on April 14 at 6pm at Blip Roasters. Guests will experience an evening of performance, spoken word, music, and art celebrating the courage and resilience of survivors.

Cover charge at the door is a sliding scale from $1-20 and all proceeds will go to MOCSA services and programs in our community. This event is open to the public and recommended for ages 18+. 

Trigger warning: references to gender-based violence including sexual abuse and assault


April 24, 4pm

Children's Mercy Park

 

MOCSA will be honored as “Community Champion” at the Kansas City Current soccer match on Sunday, April 24 at Children’s Mercy Park. 

Purchase tickets here

Using 2022MOCSA access code
$4.00 per ticket will go towards fundraising for MOCSA. The $4.00 will be added to the fees during checkout.


April 27
 

Denim Day - Wear jeans with a purpose and support survivors.


April 29, 11:30-1:00

Downtown Marriott Muehlebach Hotel

 

MOCSA's Community Luncheon


Resources

Letters of Support - Download blank letters. 

SAAM T-shirts - MOCSA receives a portion of the proceeds on every purchase. 

Listening and What to Say Toolkit - Check out this helpful handout from SAAM 2021