Find campus and community events supporting sexual violence prevention and awareness.
4/18/17 MASCULINITY: AN IMAGINARY FRIEND On March 21, 2017 by Deborah Redshaw MASCULINITY: AN IMAGINARY FRIEND Tuesday, April 18 7:00 PM Student Union Theatre Former NFL athlete, Wade Davis, will discuss the intersections of race, sexuality, and gender, and explore how traditional messages about masculinity contribute to homophobia and rape culture. Sponsored by the Women’s Center in partnership with Athletics, Rainbow Center, Office of Fraternity and Sorority […]
4/12/17 TAKE BACK THE NIGHT On March 21, 2017 by Deborah Redshaw TAKE BACK THE NIGHT Wednesday, April 12 7:00 PM Student Union Ballroom An evening of empowerment and healing for survivors of gender-based violence. Join in our solidarity march, speak- out and late night coffee house.
3/27/17 SURVIVING SEXUAL ASSAULT: MEN SPEAK OUT On March 21, 2017 by Deborah Redshaw SURVIVING SEXUAL ASSAULT: MEN SPEAK OUT Monday, March 27 1:00 PM Student Union 304C Former Army service member and current UConn student, Michael Bidwell, and Navy Veteran Bob Hunter, boldly share their stories and discuss the effects of military sexual trauma. Sponsored by the Women’s Center in partnership with Veteran Affairs and Military Programs
3/23/17 “NO LE DIGAS A NADIE” SCREENING & TALK-BACK WITH ANGY RIVERA On March 21, 2017 by Deborah Redshaw “NO LE DIGAS A NADIE” SCREENING & TALK-BACK WITH ANGY RIVERA Thursday, March 23 6:00 PM Puerto Rican/Latin American Cultural Center No Le Digas a Nadie captures the story of Angy Rivera, a 24 year-old, who courageously shares her parallel journey of being undocumented and surviving sexual abuse. The activist, blogger, and advice columnist will […]
Free Men’s Self Defense Class 3/21 On February 22, 2017 by Deborah Redshaw The UConn Police Department in partnership with the University of Connecticut are working together to reaffirm the goal of providing the highest level of safety and well-being to the UConn community by offering a men’s self-defense class free-of-charge. The class is offered to students and staff within the University Community. The goal of this men’s […]
Women’s Self-defense Class (free) 2/13 On January 30, 2017 by Deborah Redshaw The UConn Police Department in partnership with Off-Campus Student Services and Connecticut Sexual Assault Crisis Services, are working together to reaffirm the goal of providing the highest level of safety and well-being to the UConn community, by offering FREE self-defense classes to members of our community. The goal of the UConn Police START program is […]
Men’s Advisory Council Meeting 2/7 On January 30, 2017 by Deborah Redshaw Join our Men’s Advisory Council Connecticut Alliance to End Sexual Violence has formed a Men’s Advisory Council for our statewide Where Do You Stand? Connecticut campaign and sexual violence prevention work. Our goal is to continue to engage men as allies in our work to prevent sexual violence and to cultivate prevention leaders in our […]
UConn Men: Join Us in Ending Gender-Based Violence On November 3, 2016 by Deborah Redshaw The Men’s Project is an eleven-week training that begins in February. The day and time of the meeting will be determined by participant availability.
“The Yellow Dress”, October 11 On October 7, 2016 by Deborah Redshaw 10/11 “The Yellow Dress” Intimate Partner Violence The UConn Police invites students, staff, and faculty to the “The Yellow Dress” performance by Deana’s Educational Theater in the UConn Student Union Theater on Tuesday, October 11th, 2016 from 7pm-8pm. There is no charge for admission. This one-woman play portrays the signs and dangers of dating violence […]
Clothesline Project, October 5-7 On October 7, 2016 by Deborah Redshaw The Clothesline Project is a traveling visual display of t-shirts made by survivors and secondary survivors of gender-based violence to raise awareness about the prevalence of these violations right here on campus. Survivors and supporters are encouraged to stop by the VAWPP Office (SU Room 419) anytime between Wednesday, October 5 and Friday, October 7, […]