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Community college students rally against sexual assault

Source: DVSAC website Source: DVSAC website
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Mississippi community college students throughout the state will participate in the “Denim Day Campaign against Sexual Assault” on the outside steps of the Capitol at 10 a.m. Friday, April 15 to spotlight the campaign against sexual assault.

Denim Day wraps up the 2016 Student Leadership Conference hosted at Eagle Ridge Conference Center at Hinds Community College’s Raymond Campus and is hosted by the state’s 15 community colleges, the Mississippi Coalition against Sexual Assault and the Attorney General’s Office.

Community College students will gather on the steps of the state Capitol for a short news conference before they participate in a tour of the Capitol.

The agenda includes Dr. Tyrone Jackson, Hinds Community College associate vice president for student services and dean of students; Amy Walker, Attorney General’s office; Selkia Corley, Hinds County Sheriff Department; Wavette Davis, Mississippi Coalition against Sexual Assault; Aria Thigpen, Mississippi Coalition against Domestic Violence and Sharon Alexander, Hinds Community College district coordinator for student conduct. District coordinator for student conduct and development.

Participating with booths of information will be the Mississippi Attorney General’s Office, Mississippi Coalition against Sexual Assault, Mississippi Coalition against Domestic Violence and Hinds County Sheriff Department.

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