Opportunity to MobilizeSeptember 15, 2014 0 comments
FOR PLANNING PURPOSES CONTACT: Savannah Badalich, UCLA Student & Founder of 7000 in Solidarity (805)732-9240/ [email protected]
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Campus Sexual Assault Survivors Descend on the Capitol
Demand Governor’s Signature – SB 967
Sacramento, CA – On Tuesday, September 16th at 10:30 a.m. students from as far away as UCLA and Chico will gather at the Capitol South Steps, and march to the Governor’s office where they will deliver hundreds of petitions to the Governor asking him to sign SB 967 (De León/Jackson). No student should have to live in fear of becoming a victim of a sexually violent crime while pursuing their academic goals.
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16th
California State Capitol Building – South Steps (Corner of N Street and 11th Street)
SOUTH STEPS SPEAKERS
Meghan Warner, Survivor & Consent Workshop Leader
Kevin Sabo, Chair of the Board of Directors at UC Student Association (UCSA)
Sarah Yang, President of the Women’s Health Initiative at UC Davis
Aryle Butler, Survivor
-Dozens of College Students
-Box of Petitions to the Governor & Rally Signs
-Students Marching into the Capitol & Delivering the Petitions
7000 in Solidarity: A Campaign Against Sexual Assault
End Rape On Campus (EROC)
Cal Consent Campaign
UCLA External Vice President
UCLA Student Wellness Commission
Women’s Health Initiative at UC Davis
Senate Bill 967 can make a difference by holding all schools to the same standard in order to protect students from sexual assault. That standard will be one of prevention, training, and justice so that California college campuses can remedy the sexual assault epidemic. This measure shifts the paradigm by implementing an affirmative consent standard, only “yes means yes,” so that victims are not re-victimized by their schools’ disciplinary process.
FACEBOOK EVENT for Tuesday 10:30 am delivery to the Governor’s office.
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