2022 Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Spartan head logo with messages of supprt.

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM).  Each year, we devote this month to spotlighting the issues of sexual assault and other forms of sexual violence. The programs and events listed below offer opportunities to educate ourselves, support survivors, and connect our community to create change.

#SJSUSAAM is co-sponsored by: Counseling and Psychological Services, Gender Equity Center, PRIDE Center, Student Conduct and Ethical Development[BROKEN LINK], Student Involvement[BROKEN LINK], Survivor Advocacy Services, Title IX[BROKEN LINK], Wellness & Health Promotion[BROKEN LINK]

Social Media 

Follow us on social media to stay updated and interact with us! Check out all of the resources we put together for online engagement: SJSU SAAM 2022 (must be logged into your SJSU account to view)


2022 Event Schedule

Teal Tuesday on the Paseo - the official launch of #SJSUSAAM 

April 5th | 7th Street Plaza, in front of the Student Wellness Center | 11am - 1pm

Stop by to learn more about #SJSUSAAM and programs happening throughout the month, connect with campus and community resources, and get your FREE teal t-shirt (while supplies last)!

We also have zoom backgrounds to use for meetings or class sessions (must be logged into your SJSU account to view)

Teal Tuesdays

Wear teal every Tuesday to show support and tell us why you are in solidarity about this issue. Post on social media and remember to use #sjsusaam.

SAAM Drive

April 4th - Wednesday, April 27th | Various campus locations

For the month of April, the César E. Chávez Community Action Center is collaborating with Survivor Advocacy Services to organize a donation drive for the Santa Clara Sexual Assault Response Team (SART). Items to donate:

  • Sweatsuits (tops & bottoms - no logos)
  • Leggings (no logos)
  • Tunic Tops/T-shirts (no logos)
  • Socks (size 5-13)
  • Slides (preferred)/Flip Flops (size 5-13)
  • Slip-on tennis shoes (size 5-13)
  • Sports Bras
  • Shampoo (travel size)
  • Conditioner (travel size)
  • Body wash (travel size)
  • Lotion (travel size)
  • Battery charging chords (iPhone, Android, etc.)

Drop off locations:

  • CCCAC Office, Student Union (Mon-Thurs 9AM-5PM, Fri 10AM-3PM) \
  • PRIDE Center, Student Union (Mon-Fri 11am-4pm) 
  • Student Involvement, Student Union (Mon-Thurs 9am-6pm, Fri 9am-5pm) 
  • Title IX Office, Administration Building #112 (Mon-Fri 9am-4pm) 
  • Wellness Lounge, Student Wellness Center #101 (Tues-Fri,10am - 3pm)

Please contact SJSU Survivor Advocate selena.gonzalez@sjsu.edu with any questions about the drive.

CAPS Healthy Relationships Workshop


April 6th and April 13th | Zoom | 2pm - 3:30pm

Healthy Relationships is a drop in workshop that addresses the myths and taboos on relationships, discusses healthy and unhealthy conflict as well as teaching different communications styles. The workshop discusses how to navigate boundaries and communicating needs in interpersonal relationships. We welcome any questions about relationships and offer a space to discuss the interpersonal relationships in your life.

This event is for currently enrolled SJSU students. Students must log into their one.sjsu.edu account to enter the Zoom workshop. Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/zoom-workshop-healthy-relationships-tickets-275052598727


Sexual Assault Healing Series

April 12th, April 19th, April 26th | Student Wellness Center, Room 122 | 3pm - 4pm

This three-part workshop is open to those who identify as a sexual assault survivor and/or sexual harassment survivor and want a safe and supportive environment to learn more about sexual violence, healing mechanisms and setting healthy boundaries. Event will be in-person and registration is mandatory in order to attend. Space is limited. Register at http://www.linktr.ee/sjsucaps


Denim Day

April 27th | Various locations | All day

For over 20 years, wearing jeans on Denim Day has been a symbol for supporting survivors, raising awareness, and protesting against destructive attitudes about sexual violence. SJSU students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to join us in wearing denim for a purpose on April 27th. Visit https://www.denimdayinfo.org/ for more details.


Gender Workshop 

April 27th | San Jose Woman’s Club, 75 S 11th Street | 4:30pm - 7pm

YWCA Silicon Valley Golden Gate is hosting a Gender Workshop at The San Jose Woman’s Club on April 27th (Denim Day) from 4:30-7pm. Attendees will work to break down gender stereotypes and work towards a more equitable society. This event will be open to the general public. Check back soon for registration information. 


Co-Sponsored by Wellness and Health Promotion, Gender Equity Center, PRIDE Center, Counseling and Psychological Services, Student Conduct and Ethical Development