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Annual Survivor Events, Campaigns, & Conferences


The following are sites for annual survivor-related events — held in order to promote awareness of abuse and trauma.

Support Denim Day
Each year colleges, high schools, businesses, organizations & individuals participate in Denim Day events. Denim Day was created from an effort to help eliminate persistent harmful attitudes regarding why, where and how women are raped.

RAINN Day is RAINN's annual campaign to stop sexual assault on college campuses.

Take Back the Night
Take Back the Night is an internationally held march and rally intended as a protest and direction action against rape and other forms of sexual violence.

V-Day is a global movement to stop violence against women and girls. V-Day is a catalyst: By raising money and consciousness, it will unify and strengthen existing anti-violence efforts.

Healing Through Creativity
Healing Through Creativity features positive-focused expressions from trauma survivors to promote understanding. Survivors and supporters share the fun and excitement of creativity without fears of judgment or undeserved guilt and shame. The event promotes community awareness about the needs of survivors of trauma to the body, mind and spirit. Workshops, speakers and displays promote prevention of assault and abuse. Healing through Creativity helps to end silence, feelings of abandonment and undeserved guilt often felt by survivors. The event aslo recognizes organizations that educate, serve and protect the community.