1. Because something needs to be done about college sexual assault
One in five women is sexually assaulted in college. As a state with several colleges and universities and thousands of students, addressing this is a huge priority for Rhode Island. The Day One 5K is a chance to raise awareness at a critical time for this important issue. It’s time.
2. Because our community can step in and end child sexual abuse
One in four girls, one in six boys are sexually abused before their 18th birthday. Those numbers are more than troubling; they signify an epidemic in our community. Your participation in the Day One 5K helps give everyone a…
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