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April is Sexual Assault Activism Month

NEW HANOVER CTY - The New Hanover County Board of Commissioners has declared the month of April "Sexual Assault Activism Month (SAAM)".  Sexual Assault Activism Month is intended to draw attention to the fact that sexual violence is widespread and has public health implications for every citizen of New Hanover County.
New Hanover County has long been supporters of Coastal Horizon Center's Rape Crisis Center which helped counsel and advocate for 400 new sexual violence victims last year.
Join the Rape Crisis Center for their 10th Annual Rock Against Rape benefit concert in honor of Sexual Assault Activism Month on Saturday April 21st at Capt’n Bills Backyard Grill at 4240 Market Street, rockin’ all day from 11am- 10 pm.
The public is invited to enjoy live local music from Blivet, Stairwell, Shine, Velvet Jane, The Mishaps and The Devil’s Dove. Compete for prizes in volleyball and cornhole tournaments, Rock Against Rape Olympics, and hang out with guests such as Sammy the Seahawk, Sharky and Salty the SeaDawg.
Tickets and more information can be found on facebook or at