Sexual Assault Awareness Walk of UnShame


April 15, 2023    
11:00 am - 3:00 pm


The Harbor Parking Lot
801 Commercial St, Astoria, OR, 97103

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April is Sexual Assault Action and Awareness Month. This year, The Harbor is organizing a Walk of Unshame protest, chalk the walk, restorative justice photo campaign for survivors to raise awareness and decrease stigma, and donation drive for specific needs of sexual violence survivors in our community.

Please join us on April 15th to take action for Sexual Assault Action Month!

9-11am – protest poster decorating in The Harbor parking lot

9-11am – Chalk the Walk (people can come pick up chalk from The Harbor and chalk the sidewalk around town/riverwalk with messages of support for survivors and/or phrases of sexual harassment they’ve experienced in their lifetime—we should have a few staff go out and write SA statistics and messages of support

11am-12pm – community protest in front of the courthouse/post office

12-12:30pm – Walk of Unshame (protestors will march from courthouse to the Barbey Center at Maritime Museum). Participants encouraged to wear (or not wear) whatever they want.

12:30-3pm – activities at the Barbey center (BBQ, kids drag queen story hour, a couple of inspirational speakers, take a pledge to end sexual violence, art station to decorate denim pockets and consent coloring pages for kids, photo booth, etc.)