January 2022 marks the eighteenth annual National Stalking Awareness Month (NSAM), an annual call to action to recognize and respond to the serious crime of stalking.

To honor NSAM 2022, SPARC encourages you to Learn, Teach, Share, and Reflect with the resources below. Not sure where to begin? Check out our Action Guide, To Do List, and Community Pledge to get started!
learn

Learn more about the prevalent, dangerous, and frequently misunderstood crime of stalking:

Attend upcoming January webinars
Watch recorded webinars
Explore guides, tips, checklists, and more resources for responding to victims
Read factsheets about stalking
Request a 2022 training
Find your state’s stalking statute and see how it compares to other jurisdictions
teach

Teach your agency, partner organizations, and/or community about stalking:

Lead a workshop on stalking using our curriculum
Plan a public awareness campaign
Integrate stalking education into your existing programs
Educate your campus on stalking
Conduct a workshop or lead a discussion about how stalking is portrayed in the media
Offer brochures about stalking in your office
Personalize and send a letter to the editor or press release from your organization
share

Share information about stalking and NSAM:

Share daily social media posts to Instagram and/or Facebook for January
Share daily social media posts to Twitter for January
Display NSAM images on your website and social media pages, in your email signature, and as a virtual background in meetings
Include a message about NSAM in your newsletter
Ask your community to proclaim January 2022 as NSAM
Order and display posters to raise awareness
View and share short videos about stalking
View and share infographics, factsheets, a template documentation log, and more
View and share professional support resources about stalking
View and share resources for college campuses
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Plan your own events: a book display, a table of information and resources at a community event/meeting or farmers market, a TikTok challenge, a multi-disciplinary roundtable discussion, an art contest, a public service announcement, video interviews with local responders, a 5k run/walk (with your pet!)
reflect

Reflect on your response to stalking:

Honor champions and changemakers in your community with a certificate of appreciation
Sign our NSAM Community Pledge
Sign our NSAM Campus Pledge
Make an NSAM To Do List and check items off as you complete them
Complete our agency checklist for victim service organizations
Complete our campus response checklist for campus professionals
Listen to our Spotify playlist and reflect on how society portrays stalking
Host a discussion on the hit show “You”
Share your promising approaches to addressing stalking with us