Rape is a serious issue across the world, affecting (mostly) women of every race, culture and background. To bring light to this problem and re-frame the conversation, Aishah Shahidah Simmons has created a documentary examining this problem in the African American culture.

For Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), the Center for Victims of Violence and Crime (CVVC) in conjunction with New Voices Pittsburgh (NVP), Pittsburgh Action Against Rape (PAAR) and Urban League Young Professionals (ULYP) will host a free community film screening of No! The Rape Documentary by Aishah Shahidah Simmons on Friday, April 24, 3-6pm at CVVC, 5916 Penn Avenue in East Liberty.

RSVP is required for security reasons. RSVP to 412.482.3240 ext. 109 or lmayes@cvvc.org. The deadline to RSVP is April 22. Space is limited. This film is appropriate for ages 14+. All are welcome. Refreshments will be served.