Sexual Assault Awareness Month Events


April 7-11, 14-18 and 21-25

SAAM Silent Survivor Display Week
8 a.m - 4:30 p.m. Various Lobbies
April 7-11: South County Center Lobby - 8350 Richmond Highway, Alexandria, VA 22309
April15-19: Government Center Lobby - 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax, VA 22035
April 21-25:Pennino Building Lobby - 12011 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax, VA 22035

The silent survivor silhouettes represent the stories of men, women and children who have experienced sexual violence and became survivors. The silhouettes will be displayed along with information and resources on sexual violence during business hours  in various lobbies throughout the week.


April 10


April 22

*Fairfax County Law Enforcement Foundation Fundraiser
11 a.m. - 9 p.m. The Greene Turtle Restaurant in Fairfax City

Join the Fairfax County Law Enforcement Foundation for a fundraising event to assist the Victim Services Section of the Fairfax County Police Department to help them serve the needs of crime victims.


*Northern Virginia Community College 1st Annual Take Back the Night Event
6:30 - 9 p.m. Loudoun Campus
21200 Campus Drive Sterling, VA 20164

Join the entre NOVA community as they raise awareness around domestic and sexual violence. The event will include community resources, speakers, and a survivor’s space. for more information please contact Negar Ehsani,


April 23


April 24

Teal Out Fairfax County!
All day

Teal is the official color representing sexual assault awareness. Wear on April 23 to show your support of the efforts to end sexual assault in Fairfax County. Invite your friends, coworkers, and family members to participate and share a photo with for the Teal Out Fairfax County! Send photos to Sandy Bromley.


*Take Back the Night Rally Against Sexual and Domestic Violence
6:30 - 9 p.m. Gateway Park, Arlington VA
(2 blocks from the Rosslyn Metro station )
8 a.m.- Noon Northern Virginia Metro stations

Rally against Rape and Sexual Assault of Northern Virginia is hosting this free event which will include guest speakers, survivor speak outs, information booths, music, and a candlelight vigil.


April 30



Trauma & Recovery - Brown Bag Lunch Session
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Government Center, Conference Rooms 2/3 12000 Government Center Pkwy Fairfax, VA 22035

Learn more about the body’s natural response to trauma after sexual assault and grounding techniques used to restore balance.

Get the flyer for this event.



For more information, please call The Office for Women & Domestic and Sexual Violence Services at 703-324-5730; TTY 703-324-5706. See the Sexual Assualt Awareness Month Calendar.

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