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Education & Training for Communities

The SATC provides presentations to community groups to increase their knowledge and sensitivity about sexual assault, to inform them about SATC's services, and to empower them to help prevent sexual violence.

These include parent groups, religious congregations, youth-serving organizations, and community service providers. The SATC staff tailors’ content and delivery for these one-session presentations to meet the needs and concerns of attendees.


Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Toolkit


Media Activities and Community-Based Wellness Events

Throughout the year, radio commercials are aired to raise awareness about sexual violence and to encourage survivors to seek counseling and other services.

SATC staff also participates in various community fairs and events reaching many residents island-wide. Staff uses eye-catching displays and brochures to educate the community about sexual violence, victim services, and prevention strategies.

During Sexual Assault Awareness month in April, a variety of awareness building activities are held in conjunction with press releases to local media.


[ r e s p e c t ]™ and the Honolulu Theatre for Youth (HTY)

The SATC partners with the Honolulu Theatre for Youth (HTY) to deliver engaging and interactive performances addressing sexual violence for middle and high school students.

To schedule a presentation, please contact HTY directly at 808-839-9885.


[ r e s p e c t ]™ 2.0

A performance for high school-aged students that combines live theater with technology to discuss sexual violence prevention in an age of social media.

The performance empowers teens to establish safe, respectful relationships, and become active participants in preventing sexual violence. [ r e s p e c t ]™ includes:

  • a 30 to 90-minute (variable based on request) interactive play performed in high school classrooms of up to 40 students.
  • Integrated discussion throughout the performance involving the audience and facilitated by the actors.
  • Student evaluation completed at the end of the program.


Expect [ r e s p e c t ]™

A performance for middle school students that focuses on the importance of respecting boundaries and how students can contribute to a safer environment for everyone.

Expect [ r e s p e c t ] includes:

  • 1-hour performance made up of short vignettes.
  • Integrated discussion throughout the performance involving the audience and facilitated by the actors.
  • Student evaluation survey completed at the end of the program.


Shots Film and Educational Session

Length of session: 1-2 hours (can vary based on request)

A short film created by the SATC and Hawaii Coalition Against Sexual Assault (HCASA) highlights the high-risk intersection between alcohol and sexual violence.

The film is followed by an interactive discussion that starts the conversation about alcohol-related sexual assault amongst young adults, provides information on the factors found in alcohol-related sexual assaults, and encourages bystander intervention.

To schedule a presentation, call 808-535-7600.


Sexual Violence Prevention Education Presentation

Length of presentation: Variable (based on request)

Presented by SATC educators, these sessions build awareness, knowledge, and provide tools.

Attendees will learn about topics that can include the dynamics of sexual violence, myths and misconceptions, bystander intervention, how to talk to their children about sexual violence, the impact of sexual violence on survivors, and how to support survivors.

To schedule a presentation, call 808-535-7600.