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Building Safer Relationships and Community

Join a five-part conversation series on Thursdays, facilitated by Safe Horizon, addressing sexual assault, domestic violence, and responding with care.

10/01 | 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Sexual Violence 101
An overview of sexual violence, resources, and options for students seeking support, as we also debunk common myths about sexual assault and the survivors/ perpetrators.

10/08 | 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Technology and Dating Violence

Space to discuss the ways abuse is perpetrated through apps and other forms of technology, and safety strategies for connecting virtually, especially during COVID-19 when so much of life is happening online.

10/15 | 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Bystander Intervention

This workshop unpacks cultural norms, stereotypes, and the intersection of other forms of oppression that contribute to violence, while exploring strategies for preventing violence in our communities.

10/22 | 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
How to help a friend

A conversation about what to do when a friend discloses sexual or domestic violence to you, how to take care of yourself, and current resources for survivors.

10/29 | 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Immigration & Sexual Violence: Know your Rights

A conversation about immigration and sexual, domestic and other forms of gender-based
violence, where we will explore questions about immigration status and challenges faced by
LGBTQIA+ immigrant survivors.

 

To attend this cross-CUNY Series, RSVP here: bit.ly/SaferRelationships_Series

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YorkSAVES: Stop Domestic Violence
An initiative for students to empower other students to create and maintain healthy relationships, take a stand toward ending sexual assault and domestic violence and to minimize the impact of such events on survivors.