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These events are opportunities to reach out to the community. These include tabling outreaches, waves for various awareness campaign and other special events.
The following are some of the awareness campaigns that GCASAFV participates in:
- January – Human Trafficking Awareness Month/Stalking Awareness Month.
- February – Teen Dating Violence Month.
- March – Mes Chamorro/Gender Equality Month/National Social Work Month.
- April – Sexual Assault Awareness Month/Child Abuse Prevention Month/Week of the Young Child.
- May – Elder Abuse Awareness Month/National Asian Native Hawaiian Other Pacific Islander Heritage Month/ HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (May 19)/National Men’s Health Conference.
- June – LGBTQIA Pride Month.
- July – Liberation Day.
- August – Women’s Equality Day.
- September – National Campus Safety Awareness Month/Suicide Prevention Month.
- October – Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
- November – International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.
- December – World AIDS Day (December 1).
In addition, GCASAFV integrates the national campaign “NO MORE: Together we can end Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault”. GCASAFV has rallied the community through our ‘Picture Me – Violence Free’ Campaign with “Guam Says: NO MORE Together We Can End Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault” photo displays found at all GCASAFV events.
Pacific Region – Health Information Project (PR-HIP)
The Pacific Region Health Information Project is tied-in to the Pacific Partners Project with post-secondary institutions from Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, American Samoa, Republic of Palau, Federated States of Micronesia, and the Republic of the Marshall Islands to improve HIV/AIDS awareness and referral services for underserved populations with limited English proficiency. The project provides appropriately translated materials into other languages. GCASAFV aims to work with its member and partner organizations to increase access to HIV/AIDS referral services to targeted populations. Funded by Office of Minority Health Resource Center.
Project Rise Initiative is Guam Telephone Authority (GTA)’s commitment to help raise awareness and fight against sexual assault and family violence. Since 2015, in partnership with GCASAFV, GTA has provided opportunities for victims to connect with safe lines of communication to vital services and resources. GTA believes that their network and technology can help.
PDN Costume Drive
In collaboration with GCASAFV, the Pacific Daily News has initiated the annual costume drive and accepts donations of new or gently-used costumes for children of all ages throughout the year. Costumes are then distributed during Halloween to agencies that serve youth and families.