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Sexual Assault Awareness Month Activities by County

West TN Believes Law Enforcement Challenge – A friendly competition to encourage law enforcement across West Tennessee to sign the pledge to Start By Believing. Share your photos on social media, tag WRAP and use the hashtag #WestTNBelieves. The law enforcement agency with the highest percentage of signed pledges will be awarded at a special event at the end of the month.

Benton County

  • Proclamation and Pledge Signing – April 4th at 4:00pm at the Benton County Courthouse, 1 Court Square, Camden, TN.


Carroll County

  • Proclamation and Pledge Signing – April 9th at 2:00pm at the Carroll County Mayor’s Office, 625 High Street #101, Huntingdon, TN.
  • Take Back the Night – April 17th at 9pm at Bethel University, 325 Cherry Avenue, McKenzie, TN.
  • Survivors of Abuse Celebration – Survivors will share their story, WRAP will share information about services and present Start By Believing, followed by the pledge signing. April 19th at 6:00pm at Bethel University, 325 Cherry Avenue, McKenzie, TN.


Chester County

  • Sexual Assault Awareness Month Presentation at Freed Hardeman Chapel, 158 E. Main Street, Henderson, TN – April 9th at 10:30am.
  • Chester County Start By Believing Program, Proclamation and Pledge Signing – April 9th at 3:30pm at Freed Hardeman University, 158 E. Main Street, Henderson, TN.


Crockett County

  • Proclamation and Pledge Signing – March 28th at 1:00pm at the Crockett County Courthouse, 1 South Bells Street, Alamo, TN


Decatur County

  • Proclamation and Pledge Signing – April 2nd at 2:00pm at the Decatur County Courthouse, 22 W. Main Street, Decaturville, TN.


Dyer County

  • Proclamation and Pledge Signing – April 16th at 9:00am at Mayor Holden’s Office, 425 W. Court Street, Dyersburg, TN.


Gibson County

  • Proclamation and Pledge Signing – April 10th at 1:00pm at the Trenton Teapot Room, 309 S. College Street, Trenton, TN.


Hardeman County

  • Sexual Assault Awareness Month Table at Tennessee College of Applied Technology, 1685 US-64, Whiteville, TN –  April 2nd, Awareness meet and greet in the student break room at 11:30am.
  • Hardeman County Start By Believing Program, Proclamation and Pledge Signing – April 10th at 12:30pm at the Hardeman County Library, 213 N. Washington Street, Bolivar, TN.


Haywood County

  • Proclamation and Pledge Signing – March 30th at 12:00pm at Brownsville City Hall, 111 N Washington Ave., Brownsville, TN 38012.
  • Sexual Assault Awareness Month Table at Tennessee College of Applied Technology, 401 Morgan Street, Brownsville, TN – April 3rd, Awareness meet and greet in the student break room at 11:30am.


Henderson County

  • Proclamation and Pledge Signing – April 13th at 11:00am at 17 Monroe Avenue, Lexington, TN.


Henry County

  • Proclamation and Pledge Signing – April 10th at 3:30pm at the Henry County Courthouse, 101 W. Washington Street #100, Paris, TN.


Lake County


  •  Proclamation and Pledge Signing on April 10th at 9:00 a.m. at Lake County Courthouse: 229 Church Street, Tiptonville, TN.


Lauderdale County

  • Proclamation and Pledge Signing – April 11th at 1:00pm at the Lauderdale County Mayor’s Office, 100 Court Square, Ripley, TN.


Madison County

  • Proclamation and Pledge Signing – April 3rd at the City Council Meeting at City Hall, 101 East Main Street, Jackson, TN.
  • Start By Believing Program and Pledge Signing at Jackson State Community College, 2046 North Parkway, Jackson, TN – April 10th at 9:30 a.m.
  • Workshop for Secondary Educators – April 26th from 8:00 am-12:30 pm at University of Memphis Lambuth in Jackson. This workshop is for K-12 educators and school administrators, and students working towards degrees in education only. Registration is required. 
  • Workshop on “Enhancing Our Response to Sexual Assault: Investigation, Prosecution, and Advocacy.” Lunch will be provided.  April 27th from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Location TBD.


McNairy County

  • Proclamation and Pledge Signing – April 12th at 11:30am at the McNairy County Courthouse, 170 W. Court Avenue, #205, Selmer, TN.


Obion County

  • Proclamation and Pledge Signing – April 16th at 11:00am at Mayor McGuire’s Office, 1 Bill Burnett Circle, Union City, TN.


Tipton County

  • Proclamation and Pledge Signing – March 29th at 9:00am at Covington Court Square, Covington, TN.


Weakley County

  • Walk with Chancellor Carver Conversation, University of Tennessee at Martin quad, April 6, 2018, 554 University Street, Martin, TN
  • University of Tennessee Martin Proclamation and Pledge Signing, 554 University Street, Martin, TN – April 13th at 3:00 p.m.
  • Proclamation and Pledge Signing, 1 Courthouse Square, Dresden, TN – April 16th (tentative date) at 2:00pm