Red Flag Campaign- Speak out Against Interpersonal Violence!

In 1 of 5 relationships, one of the partners experiences abuse.

The Red Flag campaign is a nationwide public awareness campaign that originated by college students, college sponsors, and community advocates in Virginia. This powerful campaign promotes the prevention of interpersonal violence through the use of bystander intervention. This campaign encourages students and community members to “say something” if they see warning signs, or “red flags,” of dating violence.

Auraria has been committed to this campaign for the last two years and is proud to announce its involvement again this year. On April 1st, hundreds of red flags went up on campus representing the number of individuals in the Auraria community who have been affected by interpersonal violence: 13,000.

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On April 10th, the Red Flag Rally will take place from 12pm to 2pm in the Tivoli Commons. The schedule for the event is as follows:

  • 12:15-12:45pm: Live music by Wheelchair Sports Camp while folks gather for the campus march
  • 12:45-1:05pm: Campus march against violence featuring campus mascots and leaders
  • 1:05pm-2:00pm: Live music, spoken word, and slam poetry featuring Dominique Ashaheed, Danielle Brooks, and Suzi Q! Participants can also use their food truck vouchers now.

A key component of this campaign is to encourage others to say something and end the cycle of silence. Let’s end the violence together. We hope to see you at the rally, and remember to be LOUD!

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