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Taking place every October, Wear Purple Day is a national awareness day to educate around domestic and relationship violence. ASU encourages staff, faculty, and students to wear purple and band together against Domestic
Violence. A large sticker with a message of support to victims is given to all those who participate. 2021 Wear Purple Day is Thursday, October 21. ASU encourages all faculty, staff and students to wear purple on this day to band together against domestic violence and stand in solidarity with survivors. The ASU Sexual and Relationship Violence Prevention Program will be providing stickers and further education about the day on all four of ASU's campuses. Visit our upcoming events page for more information and to view all sticker pick-up dates and locations.
National Denim Day aims to raise awareness about sexual violence, consent and healthy relationships. The event began after outrage over an Italian Supreme Court decision that freed someone who had committed rape because his victim wore tight jeans, arguing that because her jeans were tight she had to of removed them herself, making the act consensual. Every April, students, faculty and staff are invited to participate by wearing jeans and the official “Denim Day” stickers, which show support for victims and survivors of sexual violence.
We collaborate with Sun Devil Movement for Violence Prevention (MVP) to host signature events throughout the year that address sexual and relationship violence, build community and enhance individual skills to prevent violence from happening. Visit Sun Devil MVP for the full list of our Signature Events and live updates of what’s happening throughout the year on all four of ASU’s campuses.