Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Center

Governor Whitmer Visits SAPAC

SAPAC had the honor of hosting Governor Gretchen Whitmer at our office on Tuesday April 30th and discussing all of the ways SAPAC and the University of Michigan address sexual violence and build respectful, healthy, and inclusive communities.

SAPAC Staff members and student leaders standing with Governor Whitmer for a group photo.

Raise the Bar in the News

SAPAC's Raise the Bar program was recently recognized for its work in training Ann Arbor area bar staff in bystander intervention strategies! This article highlights that the goal of the program is to "create a safer, inclusive community," which includes the public places and services that U of M students use. Not only has Raise the Bar trained staff at many popular bars near campus, but also has trained those who interact with students through services like Lyft and Boober Tours. Channel 4 News also prepared a video that presented an overview of the program and included an interview with U of M students and staff from Good Time Charley's!

Read the article here!

Watch the Chanel 4 News clip here!

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Article on Relationship Remix featured in Sex Education Journal

An article on UM's Relationship Remix, co-authored by UM staff and faculty, has been published in Sex Education Journal. The article highlights findings that suggest that the program positively impacted students’ beliefs and attitudes related to consensual sex and preventing sexual misconduct, as well as increased awareness of campus resources.

Read the full article here: https://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/3tXEs8aAhs3eCJpFpZ7s/full


U-M earns national awards for sexual assault and alcohol prevention efforts

The University of Michigan has been recognized for its work in the areas of sexual assault prevention and alcohol abuse prevention by a national organization dedicated to creating safer, healthier campus communities. The Campus Prevention Network, a nationwide initiative of more than 1,700 institutions, presented U-M with two Prevention Excellence Awards during its annual summit June 8 in New Orleans.

SAPAC staff receive prevention award

SAPAC alum nominated for Rhodes and Marshall Scholarships

Former PE Volunteer and Co-Coord Yiran Liu, a 2017 LSA graduate, has been nominated for the Rhodes and Marshall scholarships! Yiran majored in cellular and molecular biology and minored in law, justice, and social change, and is currently a research technician and lab manager at Columbia University Medical Center.

Check out the full article and the other nominees here: http://record.umich.edu/articles/u-m-nominates-four-prestigious-rhodes-m...


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