You can participate in two Child Abuse Prevention Month (CAPM) and Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) events this week:
Survivors and community members at-large are invited into a safe space for, Let’s Heal Together: Survivor Speakout on Thursday, April 20th at 6:00 p.m. We will gather to show support and encourage healing for victims survivors of child abuse and sexual violence, wherever they are in their experience. All are welcome; childcare will be available during the speakout. The speakout will be held at WCSC’s Community Conference Center – enter at 45 Fisher St., Christiansted, our main office/crisis center.
On Friday, we have a special virtual event for social workers, psychologists, private therapists and counselors. Child Sexual Abuse: No More Family Secrets, will be held via Zoom on Friday, April 21st, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. Meeting ID: 850 5455 9301, Passcode: 04212023.
Show support for victims and survivors this month by wearing blue or teal. Teal and blue ribbons are available at our main office/crisis center – 45 Fisher St., Christiansted, and at Closet To Closet – 15 Peter’s Rest Christiansted, our community thrift store. Use the hashtags, #CAPM, and #thrivingfamilies for child abuse prevention and awarness. Use the hashtags, #SAAM, #letshealtogether and #preventiondemandsequity for sexual assault awareness and prevention.