Letter from the Director: Normalizing Consent Culture

Hi Everyone, With the recent time change and spring just around the corner, I’m excited and looking forward to having more sunshine and warmer weather to come soon! With that, another important time of year is also coming up: Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The national campaign for Sexual Assault Awareness Month is organized around a … Read moreLetter from the Director: Normalizing Consent Culture

Apply to be the 2019-2020 SACE Office Intern!

Interested in interpersonal violence prevention and advocacy work? Wanting to get more involved with the SACE Office? Consider applying to be the SACE Intern for the 2019-2020 Academic Year! Here is an updated job description: SACE Office Intern Job Description For more information and to apply, see the application link below: https://tinyurl.com/SACEInternApp Applications are due Friday, … Read moreApply to be the 2019-2020 SACE Office Intern!

Survivor Supportive Healing Space

Hi Everyone, Starting on Wednesday, February 27th at 7 pm, myself and a Women & Families Center Advocate will be opening an 8-session healing space designed to offer student-survivors the opportunity to engage in open dialogue and support, self-care, and healing following experiences of interpersonal violence. This supportive healing space has rolling, open-enrollment, where drop-in … Read moreSurvivor Supportive Healing Space

2/20 Stalking Awareness Program

Hi Everyone, On Wednesday, February 20th, I am co-facilitating a workshop with Lt. Paul Verrillo of Public Safety entitled “Cute or Creepy? Unpacking Dynamics of Stalking on Campus.” interactive discussion This interactive discussion will explore definitions of stalking, myths and stereotypes about stalking romanticized in the media, red flags, and resources for care and support for … Read more2/20 Stalking Awareness Program

Public Comment Submitted to DoE on Title IX Notice of Proposed Rule Making

Hi Everyone, For reference, below is a copy of the comment I submitted individually to the Department of Education regarding the Notice of Proposed Rule Making and Regulations related to Title IX. Take care, Johanna   Re: ED-2018-OCR-0064 To Whom It May Concern, Thank you for the opportunity to comment on Nondiscrimination on the Basis … Read morePublic Comment Submitted to DoE on Title IX Notice of Proposed Rule Making

Letter from Director: Self-Love & Community Love

Hi Everyone, With Valentine’s Day coming up, I’ve been thinking a lot about the ways that love and care show up in our lives, and that not always being in the context of romantic/sexual relationships with others. Self-love is also a really important part of our emotional well-being, and the ways we care for ourselves … Read moreLetter from Director: Self-Love & Community Love

Call for Bystander Intervention Workshop Facilitators

Interested in ending interpersonal violence on campus? Preventing unsafe alcohol and drug use? Come get more information on Wednesday, 2/6 at 4:30-6:30 about becoming a We Speak We Stand Bystander Intervention Facilitator! Please RSVP here (https://goo.gl/forms/hqLl0VdszblzCX3h1) For more information, contact Johanna DeBari (jdebari@wesleyan.edu) or Seirra Fowler (sfowler01@wesleyan.edu).