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STRONGER Support Group On August 28, 2017 by Deborah Redshaw STRONGER is a confidential support/discussion group for UConn students who are victim-survivors of sexual violence, relationship violence, and stalking.
UConn Health Rape Aggression Defense Training for Women On April 25, 2017 by Deborah Redshaw The UConn Health Police Department will be providing a 12-hour Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) training in May for women only. The course will be divided into four three hour blocks on May 1, 3, 8 and 10. Classes will be held in room U3071 A&B on the third floor at 195 Farmington Avenue from 5:30 […]
5/2/17 Connecticut Men’s Advisory Council Meeting On April 21, 2017 by Deborah Redshaw The Alliance’s Where Do You Stand? Connecticut awareness campaign is currently underway with billboards being displayed in Hartford, New Haven and Waterbury. Join us at our next meeting to learn about the recent developments. Connecticut Alliance to End Sexual Violence has formed a Men’s Advisory Council for our statewide Where Do You Stand? Connecticut campaign and […]
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 […]