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San Francisco's 7th Annual Walk Against Rape
Date Saturday April 28
Time 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location Details
The Women’s Building- 3543 18th Street, SF
Organized by San Francisco Women Against Rape
Event Type Other
Organizer/AuthorAlma Munoz
Emailinfo [at] sfwar.org
Phone415-861 2024
Walk Against Rape is an opportunity for the communities of San Francisco to come together and raise awareness about sexual assault. The silence surrounding rape in our society keeps survivors isolated and without support. Let's make our voices and stories known, let’s break the silence!

Walk Against Rape:
• Raises awareness about sexual violence.
• Provides a space for survivors of sexual violence to heal and celebrate their survival.
• Educates communities about the resources available in the aftermath of an assault.
• Raises money for San Francisco's only community based rape crisis center.
• Create a culture that says NO! to sexual violence in our communities.
• Makes visible what has historically been silenced and invisible.


About San Francisco Women Against Rape

San Francisco Women Against Rape (SFWAR) is a women of color led, volunteer-based organization that has provided rape crisis services to survivors of sexual assault since 1973. As the sole provider of community based rape crisis services in San Francisco City & County, we also offer support services to friends and families of survivors and provide expert advice, training, and assistance to healthcare workers, educators, law enforcement officers and other professionals throughout the city. Our sexual assault prevention education programs have reached young people in classrooms in schools serving every area of San Francisco. Furthermore, SFWAR provides invaluable information and resources to people of all ages through community presentations, technical assistance, outreach efforts at community fairs and festivals, and special events – such as Artists Against Rape, Walk Against Rape, Dine for A Change, and She Who Laughs Lasts.

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