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Freedom from Sexual Violence

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

saamApril is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). The goal of SAAM is to raise public awareness about sexual violence and to educate communities and individuals on sexual violence prevention.

View the SAAM Fact Sheet for more information!

The SAAM 2019 campaign is: I ASK

The campaign theme, I Ask, champions the message that asking for consent is a healthy, normal, and necessary part of everyday interactions.

For more information and media materials please visit: The National Sexual Violence Resource Center website 

Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) Kick-off

Monday, April 1st, 12:00-1:30 pm

NEW LOCATION: Ralph L. Carr Colorado Judicial Center, 1300 Broadway, Denver, CO 80203 – Room 1 D

Join us for speakers, performers, and an awards ceremony to kick-off SAAM!






Colorado Denim Day

Colorado Denim DayWednesday, April 24th

The Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CCASA) is holding our Annual Colorado Denim Day event in an effort to raise awareness about sexual assault throughout Colorado and raise funds to support our mission to promote safety, justice, and healing for survivors while working toward the elimination of sexual violence in our communities. Denim Day is a worldwide event, and Colorado Denim Day is our statewide event aligning with Denim Day events across the globe. To learn more about how you can get involved, go to:

colorado_ref_2001Statewide Events Calendar

CCASA is pleased to offer an online calendar on our website that features events for Sexual Assault Awareness Month in April and other events year-round.  Simply go to the Calendar of Events page and submit your events individually into the event form.

SAAM Resources for CCASA Members

SAAM spanish media kitSpanish Media Kit Available!

CCASA’s SAAM planning Committee in coordination with CCADV’s Latina Outreach Project Coordinator, Kristiana Huitron, developed a Spanish Media Kit for SAAM!  Click here to access the NSVRC Spanish Flyer about Sexual Violence.




Denim Day Templates

Many member organizations hold events for Denim Day, a worldwide event bringing awareness to the myths and misconceptions that surround sexual assault.  Click to learn more about Denim Day USA

Help spread the word! Download Colorado Denim Day 2019 Flyer


DFSA Bar Poster-Bystander-MaleDrug-Facilitated Sexual Assault Poster Series

These posters are designed for members to put in public places to raise awareness about DFSA and about your agency as a resource. Agencies can customize these posters with your logo and contact information.

Bystander Poster: English and Spanish

Know the Facts Poster: English and Spanish

Trust Yourself Poster #1: English and Spanish

Trust Yourself Poster #2: English and Spanish


SAAM Bar Trivia Fundraiser Guide

The Bar Trivia Guide is designed for community groups who are looking to collaborate with local bars and restaurants by hosting SAAM trivia events.

Poster Template             Score Sheet              Bonus Round Score Sheet


SAAM Book List

The SAAM Book List includes fiction and non-fiction as well as adult and teen selections of books that your book club can read to start a conversation around the issue of sexual assault.  You can also work with your local library or book store to have a book display or reading during SAAM!


Resources from NSVRC

Click here for the complete collection of NSVRC SAAM materials, including social media graphics, guides, and more!

Check out the CCASA YouTube channel for our SAAM PSAs playlist.