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SAPA hosts events to raise awareness during Domestic Violence Awareness Month


To raise awareness about domestic and intimate partner violence, Sexual Aggression Peer Advocates (SAPA) will host various events in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

Events include a Zumbathon, a domestic and intimate partner violence awareness program and self-care yoga.

SAPA’s Zumbathon is scheduled for 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20 in the MAC Rooms of the Student Activity Center. Multiple Zumba instructors will lead workouts during the three-hour session. The event is Halloween-themed and costumes are encouraged. Free food, a costume contest and a silent auction are highlights of the event. The event aims to raise awareness of sexual aggression.

An educational program about domestic violence is scheduled for 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24 in Anspach Hall room 162. The program will cover topics like resources for survivors of domestic violence and supporting people in intimate partner violence relationships.

Self-care yoga is scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26 in Kulhavi Hall room 145. 

SAPA provides confidential support to individuals affected by sexual assault, harassment and intimate partner violence. SAPA operates a confidential 24-hour crisis line: 989-774-2255 and an online crisis chat at