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Sexual Assault Awareness Month


The Johns Hopkins Office of the Dean of Student Life and the Counseling Center are proud to promote a the new SafeLine for those affected by sexual assault or unsafe relationships. The Hopkins SafeLine went live this past Tuesday, April 2, and is staffed by professionals in the Counseling Center. The number is 410-516-7333. 

A service to know about: 
SafeRide sponsored by the Counseling Center is a program that will allow victims of sexual assault to secure a ride by Hopkins Security to Mercy Medical center and to remain anonymous. They will also be accompanied by a peer advocate. 

An event to attend:
Project Unbreakable sponsored by SARU will be on April 30th at 6pm in Mudd. - This event is a catered presentation by Grace Brown, free and open to the public. Grace created Project Unbreakable to empower survivors of sexual violence. All are welcome to join SARU in learning more about this issue and supporting survivors on campus. Learn more about Grace's project at http://projectunbreakable.tumblr.com . See more about the event at https://www.facebook.com/events/632796643413798/

A student service to know about: 
The Sexual Assault Resource Unit. SARU is a student-run group on campus that maintains a 24/7 hotline staffed by peers trained in crisis response and resource referral. Additionally, SARU promotes advocacy for survivors and works to educate peers on the issue of sexual assault. The hotline number is 410-516-7887.