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CCU participating in national Red Flag Campaign, week of April 8

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CONWAY, SC (WMBF) – During the week of April 8 through April 12, CCU will fly red flags all over campus to support the national Red Flag Campaign for sexual assault and sexual health awareness week.

A news release from CCU lists a schedule of events designed to raise public awareness about dating violence. The Red Flag Campaign encourages bystanders of violent or derogatory acts to speak out with the slogan, "If you see a red flag, say something."

The schedule of the weeks' events is as follows:

Monday, April 8:

  • The Red Flag Campaign begins with a campus-wide office-decorating competition to be judged throughout the day
  • The Clothesline Project is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Prince Lawn. Students will create T-shirts with statements supporting victims of sexual abuse. The shirts will then be hung on clotheslines around campus and displayed throughout the week.

Tuesday, April 9

  • The Clothesline Project will be held from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Prince Lawn.
  • A "Very Special" Teal Tuesday – wear a teal ribbon to make a stand against sexual violence.

Wednesday, April 10

  • The Clothesline Project will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Prince Lawn.
  • "Sister Circle," a program on the topic of relationships, will be presented by the Women's Resource Cooperative at 7 p.m. in room 307 of the E. Craig Wall Sr. College of Business Administration.
  • Office-decorating competition winners announced.

Thursday, April 11

  • The White Ribbon Project, men standing up against sexual assault, will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Prince Lawn.
  • Sexual Health Awareness Fair, sponsored by Women and Gender Studies, will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. on Prince Lawn.
  • "Invisible Scars," a presentation on abuse and dating violence, will be held at 6 p.m. in room 309 of the E. Craig Wall Sr. College of Business Administration.

For more information on Sexual Assault Awareness Week, contact Chris Donevant-Haines in Counseling Services at 843-349-2340 or cdhaines@coastal.edu.

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