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Empowerment Through Education: Lunch & Learn on Sexual Assault Awareness Month, April 25th

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, a crucial time to foster awareness and strengthen the tools we use to combat sexual violence. To support this vital cause, the Lake County State’s Attorney’s Office Special Victims Unit is hosting an educational event, "Lunch & Learn: Sexual Assault Awareness." This session is scheduled for April 25th, from 11 am to 2 pm, at the NIRCO HUB, 202 S. Genesee St., Waukegan, IL 60085.

What to Expect

The Special Victims Unit, renowned for its dedicated work in sexual assault cases involving adults, the elderly, and children, will lead the session. Participants will gain invaluable insights into the complexities of sexual assault cases and learn about the crucial safety tools and strategies that can aid in prevention and support for survivors. Here’s what the event will offer:

  • Educational Presentations: Specialists from the Special Victims Unit will provide detailed explanations about the nature of their work, discuss the challenges involved in sexual assault cases, and share success stories of resilience and justice.

  • Safety Tools: Attendees will learn about the latest safety tools and resources available to individuals and communities. These tools are designed to help prevent sexual violence and assist those who might be at risk.

  • Interactive Learning: The event promises to be interactive, encouraging questions and discussions to foster a deeper understanding of the subject.

Why You Should Attend

Attending this Lunch & Learn session can profoundly impact personal and community safety. Here are a few reasons to consider joining:

  • Awareness and Education: Understanding the signs of sexual assault and the appropriate responses can be lifesaving. This knowledge is crucial for everyone, regardless of profession or background.

  • Supporting Survivors: By participating, you show support for survivors of sexual assault, contributing to a more compassionate community that upholds justice and healing.

  • Community Safety: Learn how to apply safety tools daily, making your community safer for everyone, especially the most vulnerable.

Event Details

  • Date: April 25th

  • Time: 11 am to 2 pm

  • Location: NIRCO HUB, 202 S. Genesee St., Waukegan, IL 60085

Join Us

Whether you are a professional working in fields related to safety and justice, a community member eager to learn, or someone passionate about supporting causes that affect societal well-being, this event is for you. The knowledge gained here will equip you with the tools to make a difference in your community.

For more information, please get in touch with NIRCO. Let's take this opportunity to learn, engage, and contribute to a cause that impacts countless lives. Your participation is a step toward a safer and more informed community. Join us in making a difference this Sexual Assault Awareness Month.


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