RAINN Day

What is RAINN Day?

RAINN Day is an opportunity for college students to demonstrate to their peers that they are an ally in the fight against sexual violence.

When is RAINN Day?

RAINN Day 2019 will be held on Thursday, April 4th during Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM).

How do I participate?

Draw a blue triangle on your hand, symbolizing a megaphone, to show your peers that you care about and are committed to speaking up about sexual violence. You can also host a RAINN Day event! There is no one-size-fits-all event or activity, but we provide a few ideas for you in our newly designed event guide.

I'm with a high school or community group. Can I still host a RAINN Day event?

RAINN Day can be adapted for any community or organization. If you want to educate your community about campus sexual assault, you can host a RAINN Day event.

#LetsGetLoud

The RAINN Day hashtag #LetsGetLoud is a call to action that reminds us that we can make a difference on college campuses about sexual assault when we work together. To represent this collective action, we’ve added a unifying activity so everyone can be a part of RAINN Day, regardless of where you live.

This triangle represents a megaphone and your commitment to speaking up about sexual violence and the blue represents the support survivors get through RAINN’s National Sexual Assault Hotline at 800.656.HOPE (4673) and online.rainn.org. Draw a blue triangle on your hand on April 4, take a photo, and post on Instagram sharing why you’re joining college students across the country for #LetsGetLoud. Share a statistic, a personal story, or a commitment to step up if you see something happening that doesn’t look right. Check out our sample posts below for some inspiration.

2019 RAINN Day Event Planning Guide

Download the RAINN Day Event Planning Guide for event ideas and planning checklists to help create an event for any size or budget on your campus. The guide includes free printable handouts, posters, and more!

Posters

 

 

There are three types of RAINN Day posters: posters to advertise RAINN Day, posters with tear-off information for the National Sexual Assault Hotline, and posters with statistics about sexual assault. Download our event guide for access to all of them!

Sample Social Media Posts

Need some social media inspiration? Try pairing a few of the posts with our RAINN Day graphics below. Browse the #RAINNDay and #LetsGetLoud hashtags on Instagram to see how students around the country are raising awareness for Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month.

  • #LetsGetLoud & speak out about sexual assault during #RAINNDay. Make a difference: rainn.org/rainnday
  • #LetsGetLoud so survivors know that they are not alone. I’m making a difference on my campus with #RAINNDay on 4/4. You can too: rainn.org/rainnday
  • #LetsGetLoud so survivors know that they are believed and sexual violence is not tolerated on our campus. Learn how you can help at rainn.org/rainnday
  • #LetsGetLoud about protecting each other. I’m bringing my campus together on #RAINNDay to help end sexual assault. rainn.org/rainnday As a college-age person, we are at a high risk for sexual violence.
  • #LetsGetLoud and stop sexual assault on college campuses. Find out how at #RAINNDay. rainn.org/rainnday

Graphics

Download graphics to advertise RAINN Day and bring awareness to your online communities.

Additional Resources:

  • Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month: During #SAAPM we ask people to engage with this issue more directly by learning more about sexual violence, sharing important statistics, and stepping up to stop sexual assault. Our SAAPM page is your guide to getting involved, including shareable graphics, sample social media posts, and talking points.

  • Request a Speaker: The RAINN Speakers Bureau is made up of more than 3,000 survivors of sexual violence who volunteer to share their stories. To raise awareness on RAINN Day, you can request a survivor to speak at your event. Fill out the request form 4 to 6 weeks before your event so that we can best match you to a survivor from the RAINN Speakers Bureau.

  • Print Materials: Download and print free materials to use at your event, including handouts and posters.

  • Graphics and Banners: Connect even more people with the help they need and deserve. Share graphics with information about the National Sexual Assault Hotline on your website or social media.

Register

Are you participating in RAINN Day this year? Fill out the form below to register and receive future RAINN Day updates. You can sign up as an organization or individual. Thank you for taking action—#LetsGetLoud!

 

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