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Monday, April 20, 2020

Mon, Apr 20, 2020

#SAAMherst: Movement Makers

#SAAMherst: Movement Makers

until Apr 24 Peer Advocates Instagram

For the third week of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), the Peer Advocates are highlighting five incredible “Movement Makers” who do amazing work to support survivors and end sexual violence. Each day a new Movement Maker will be featured on our Instagram story, so make sure to follow us (@amherst_pa) if you don’t already and check them out! Keep an eye out for more weekly updates on #SAAMherst and email peeradvocate@amherst.edu with any questions.

Ongoing Events

Sexual Assault Awareness Month 2020 #SAAMherst

Virtual Sexual Assault Awareness Month #SAAMherst

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), a month dedicated to promoting awareness and prevention of sexual violence. The Peer Advocates are gearing up for a virtual SAAM 2020 experience this year. Stay connected by following the PAs on Facebook (@peeradvocatesamherstcollege) and Instagram (@amherst_pa) and stay tuned for upcoming virtual opportunities all month long during April for #SAAMherst! Email peeradvocate@amherst.edu with any questions, keep an eye out for weekly updates, and see below for a preview of each week.

Week 1: Self-Care for #SAAMherst
Week 2: #IAsk
Week 3: Movement Makers
Week 4: PA Picks
May 1st: Virtual SAAM Vigil

Aerial view of Johnson Chapel and the surrounding Amherst College campus

Poetry in the Pandemic

In the time of uncertainty and anxiety, poetry brings us hope, inspiration and reflection. Have you been reading or writing poems in the pandemic? Do you want to share the lines you've read or written with the Amherst community? Please fill out the form: https://forms.gle/AqT9ofE76gL9edCp6 or email your response to Haoran Tong '23 at htong23@amherst.edu.

We welcome all students, faculty, staff, alumni and parents of Amherst College to participate! Help us lead a poetic life to overcome the difficult circumstances. We plan to compile all submissions into an anthology titled "Amherst Poetry in the Pandemic."