Did you know…. 1 out of 5 undergraduate women and 1 out of 16 undergraduate men experience sexual violence while in college. Fewer than 5% of completed rapes on college campuses are being reported to law enforcement officials.
Please join us on on Tuesday, April 26th at 3:30pm at a rally at Boston City Hall to Break the Silence about sexual violence on college campuses. We need to get as many people as possible to this rally so please invite all your friends, family, and community to join us.
WHO: Survivors, friends and family, college students, and interested community members.
WHY: To break the silence about sexual violence on college campuses
WHEN: Tuesday, April 26 at 3:30pm
WHERE: Boston City Hall
The rally will be followed by a City Council Hearing at 5:00pm on “Sexual Assault Prevention and Reporting on College Campuses”.
At the hearing, the City Council wants to hear from current and former students, friends and family members of survivors of college sexual violence, and concerned community members. They want to hear about:
The rally is being sponsored by Boston City Councilor Felix G. Arroyo, Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley, Victim Rights Law Center, The Center for Violence Prevention & Recovery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and BARCC.