Find campus and community events supporting sexual violence prevention and awareness.
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, […]
9/27/16 Where Do You Stand Connecticut? On September 8, 2016 by Deborah Redshaw A Call to Action for Connecticut Men Over the past three years, more than 2,500 men have attended Where Do You Stand Connecticut? bystander intervention training sessions and more than 1,500 men have pledged to help prevent sexual violence in their communities. On September 27th and 28th, the Connecticut Alliance to End Sexual Violence, along […]
UConn Health: Students Against Violence in Schools On September 6, 2016 by Deborah Redshaw Students Against Violence in Schools Drop-In Info Meeting: Tuesday, September 6, noon to 1 p.m. Where: Conference Room LG066 UConn Health SAVS is a program run by medical students and volunteers with the goal of engaging local area schools in interactive workshops designed to promote healthy relationships and reduce youth violence. Together, we help prepare […]
Dr. Jim Hopper – The Neurobiology of Trauma on April 15 On April 5, 2016 by Deborah Redshaw Dr. Jim Hopper will be in Konover Auditorium in the Dodd Center on Friday, April 15, 2016 from 9:00am – 12:15pm. Jim Hopper, PhD, is an independent consultant and part-time instructor in psychology in the Department of Psychiatry of Harvard Medical School. He has conducted research on the neurobiology of trauma, and trains investigators, prosecutors, judges, […]
UCONNSENT DAY on April 11, 2016 On March 21, 2016 by Deborah Redshaw Monday, April 11 1:30 – 3:30 PM Fairfield Way Join us, along with our many campus partners, at Residential Life’s third annual UConnsent Day. Activities featured at the event will offer skills for creating and fostering healthy relationships and preventing sexual violence on campus.