April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The Criminal Justice Student Association and Alpha Phi Sigma will be partnering with organizations around campus to help raise money and collect items for a local shelter for victims of sex trafficking, The Well House of Birmingham.
April activities begin Tuesday, April 4 with talks from experts on human trafficking, including a representative from The Well House, an officer from a sex trafficking task force, and a survivor of child sex trafficking. The event will be held at 6pm in North Lawn 2008.
The organizations have also organized fundraisers in concert with several local restaurants. A portion of the proceeds from meals purchased between 5 and 8pm on the dates below will benefit the victims of sex trafficking.
- Thursday, April 6- BurgerFi & Miss Dots
- Thursday, April 13- Fuzzy’s, Moe’s Southwest Grill, Nothing But Noodles
- Thursday, April 20- Mooyah & Jason’s Deli
- Thursday, April 27- Rock N Roll Sushi & Pyro’s Pizza
An item drive will be announced later in the month.