"It's On Us" Campaign February - April on Hattiesburg Campus

"It's On Us" Campaign February - April on Hattiesburg Campus

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - The following is a news release from The University of Southern Mississippi

The University of Southern Mississippi's Student Government Association, in collaboration with the USM Title IX Office, The Shafer Center for Crisis Prevention and Alpha Chi Omega is sponsoring programming in February, March and April on the Hattiesburg campus to raise awareness about sexual assault and domestic violence in conjunction with the national campaign "It's on Us."

"It's On Us" was created by the White House and adopted by Southern Miss in 2014. Members of the USM community engaged in the campaign advocate for respect of others by honoring their rights, privacy, and belongings, and value human dignity in academic, social, and employment settings in their quest to stop sexual assault and domestic violence.

"It's on Us" schedule of events is as follows:

*Feb. 10-12: Alpha Chi Omega's Healthy Relationships Week
*Feb. 25: Walk a Mile in Her Shoes, 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. at the walking track at the Payne Center
*Feb. 26: Green Dot Class, Shafer Center, 11 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
*March 7-11: It's On Us Week of Action (visit website below for updates)
*April 11: Clothesline Project: April 11-13, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. @ Weathersby Lawn
*April 14: Take Back the Night 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. @ Weathersby Lawn

For more information and updates on the USM "It's On Us" campaign, visit http://www.southernmisssga.org/its-on-us/.