Columbia College and CHICAGO DANZTHEATRE ENSEMBLE are partnering for Sexual Assault Awareness Month

CDE_s Executive Director_ Ellyzabeth Adler
Chicago Danztheatre Ensemble, will return to the Columbia College campus on April 13, 2017 to perform in One Voice, part of an ongoing series produced by CDE that features stories of survival and hope through poetry, song, dance, and short plays. 
Columbia College and CDE are partnering for Sexual Assault Awareness Month (April) for this free event on Thursday, April 13, at 5:15 PM at Columbia’s Haus Theatre, 623 S. Wabash.
Women Ages 18-24 Are at an Elevated Risk of Sexual Violence 
Sexual violence on campus is pervasive.
  • 11.2% of all students experience rape or sexual assault through physical force, violence, or incapacitation (among all graduate and undergraduate students).2
  • Among graduate and professional students, 8.8% of females and 2.2% of males experience rape or sexual assault through physical force, violence, or incapacitation.2
  • Among undergraduate students, 23.1% of females and 5.4% of males experience rape or sexual assault through physical force, violence, or incapacitation.2
  • 4.2% of students have experienced stalking since entering college.2
Student or not, college-age adults are at high risk for sexual violence.
  • Male college-aged students (18-24) are 78% more likely than non-students of the same age to be a victim of rape or sexual assault.1
  • Female college-aged students (18-24) are 20% less likely than non-students of the same age to be a victim of rape or sexual assault.1