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Sexual Assault/Harassment Support

​If you or someone you know has been sexually assaulted:

  • Go to a safe place
  • If you want to report the crime, call 911 immediately or contact your college's Security
  • Go to your nearest hospital emergency room as
  • soon as possible. Even if you believe you have not been injured you should be assessed for the risk of STDs and pregnancy.
  • Preserve evidence by avoiding showering, bathing, douching, washing your hands, or brushing your teeth. Save your clothing.
  • Get support from someone you trust who can be with you and give you support

Even if some time has passed since you were assaulted, seek support.  You are not alone! 

CCC Wellness Center counselors offer confidential support

While most CCC staff are required under Title IX to report instances of sexual assault, Wellness Center staff are specifically designated as confidential sources of support. Wellness Center counselors provide you a safe place to talk and can help you to:    
  • Get medical care
  • Decide whether to report to CCC Security or the police
  • Understand your rights as a CCC student
  • Decide whether to report to a CCC official
  • Find off-campus resources, including free legal help, advocacy, confidential counseling, and support groups (Chicago Area Sexual Assault Resources)
  • Understand the short-term and long-term impacts of sexual assault/harassment on you as a person and as a student
  • Obtain support from other people at your college
  • Build upon your strengths and get support over time as you heal and regain your sense of safety

Find your college's Wellness Center    

April 2018 Sexual Assault Awareness Programming    

All Campuses and District Office  

Denim Day Observance on April 25th.  Wear Jeans to support survivors of sexual assault and protest sexual violence myths.  Go to: www.peaceoverviolence.org for more information.  

Daley    

  • Month Long - Awareness Bulletin Board outside the Wellness Center
  • April 17th and 18th - Awareness Table Programming from 10am-1pm in the Lobby

Harold Washington    

  • Month Long - Awareness Display in Library
  • April 3rd - Wellness Center Table Programming
  • April 11th, 16th, 17th, and 23rd YWCA Metropolitan Chicago
  • April 24th - Clothesline Project
  • April 25th - Denium Day Photo Booth

Kennedy King    

  • Unity Wednesdays - April 4th and 18th Community Partners discuss Sexual Assault Prevention
  • April 10th - Sexual Assault Prevention table programming and HIV testing 10am-1pm in the Y building
  • April 26th - Sexual Assault Prevention table programming and HIV testing noon-3pm in the W building

Malcolm X    

  • Month Long - Wellness Center Art Gallery Display (Outside the Wellness Center on the 2nd fl. of the Sports Complex)
  • April 3rd, 4th, 5th - Clothesline Project 11am- 2:30pm in the Lobby
  • April 17th - Student contribution Art Project "Words of Encouragement for survivors" 11am-2pm in the Cafeteria.  Finished display will then be hung in the Wellness Center Art Gallery

Olive Harvey    

  • April 10th - Sexual Violence 101 workshop 11am-noon Bruce Cherry Theater 
  • April 10th - Clothesline Project Noon-2pm in the Lobby 

Truman    

  • April 10th - Let's Talk About Consent Workshop

Wright    

  • April 10th - Let's Talk About Consent workshop 11am-noon and 12:30pm-1:30pm in S247
  • April 25th - Planned Parenthood Table 2pm-3pm Science Lobby

Stop in to your Local Wellness Center for support and additional details!    

     
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