GCC and Guam Coalition Against Sexual Assault & Family Violence to host events

by Guam Community College
Stripes Guam
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and Child Abuse Prevention Month. Guam Community College’s Title IX Office and Office of Accommodative Services (OAS), along with the Guam Coalition Against Sexual Assault & Family Violence, invite members of the community to participate in the following upcoming events that bring awareness of these two important issues, in an effort to stop them from happening on our island and in our region:
 
Proclamation Signing & Resolution Presentation
Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Guam Community College Multipurpose Auditorium (MPA)
 
Wave
Wednesday, April 4th, 2018
Time: 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Showtime: 4:00 p.m.
Across Chamorro Village along Marine Corps Dr. Join GCC’s Title IX Office and OAS at this event.
 
Sexual Assault Awareness & Child Abuse Prevention Month Outreach Fair
Date: Saturday, April 28th, 2018
Set Up Time: 8:00-9:00 a.m.
Start Time: 10:00 a.m.
End Time: 2:00 p.m.
Micronesia Mall, Center Court
 
Additionally, GCC is hosting a series of presentations throughout April that address these important issues:
 
Wednesday, April 18, 2018  2:00 – 3:30 p.m. in the GCC MPA
Services for Victims of Crime, Abuse, or Neglect
The GCC Office of Accommodative Services and Title IX, in partnership with Victims’ Advocates Reaching Out (VARO), will present on the services and resources available in the community to assist persons who may be victims of crime, abuse, or neglect.  Community partners presenting along with VARO include: Sanctuary Incorporated of Guam, GPD's Domestic Assault Response Team (DART), and Erica's House. The public is invited, and students majoring in or persons working in the areas of Counseling, Social Work, Nursing, Criminal Justice, Human Resources, and Education will find this presentation helpful.
 
Wednesday, April 25, 2018  9:00 – 11:00 a.m. in the MPA
GCC Programs Expo for students with disabilities
The Office of Accommodative Services has scheduled a presentation for parents of students with disabilities and for members of non-profit organizations representing persons with disabilities. The Department Chairs or their representatives will do presentations on their respective programs. There will be a Question and Answer period after the presentations. The purpose of this presentation is to provide parents, advocates, and students with information on our programs so that they can make better decisions on which program to possibly enroll in. Brochures and forms will be passed out to provide more information. All attendees are encouraged to ask questions related to GCC’s programs and processes.
 
For more information, or if you plan to attend either the sessions or the proclamation signing, please call or email John Payne at the GCC Accommodative Services Office at 735-5597 or email john.payne2@guamcc.edu.

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