Join SACE Student Advisory Committee!

Hi Everyone, I write to share information about an exciting opportunity to get involved with the SACE Office! We are currently accepting applications for the SACE Student Advisory Committee. The Office of Survivor Advocacy & Community Education (SACE) is dedicated to providing survivor advocacy and education regarding interpersonal violence prevention for the Wesleyan community. This … Read more

Letter from Director: Stalking Awareness Month

Hi Everyone, Happy New Year and welcome back to campus! I hope everyone enjoyed their break and the new year has been kind to y’all so far. We start our Spring semester during an important time of year, as January is Stalking Awareness Month. Stalking is when someone knowingly engages in behaviors/activities directed at a specific … Read more

Letter from Director: Self-Care & Relationships

Good Morning Everyone, I hope this message finds you well, amidst end of semester preparations and stress. This month, I’m thinking about self-care and relationships during the winter holiday season. For some folks, the holiday season means lots of parties, celebrations, reflections, gatherings, and other means of being in community with the people in our … Read more

12/6 Title IX Comment Writing Event

Good Morning Everyone, I hope this message finds y’all well. The Open Comment period for responding to the newly proposed Title IX Regulations has officially started, and runs through January 28th, 2019. With this, the SACE Office is organizing a Title IX Comment Writing Event for folks to get information about submitting your own individual … Read more

11/27 Consent & Relationships Workshop

Hi Everyone, We hope you’ll join us on Tuesday, November 27th from 7:30-8:30 pm in Usdan 110 for a one-time workshop and conversation around consent: what it is and what it means to you. We hope to engage in dialogue surrounding the dynamics of getting and giving consent, as well as skill for negotiating one’s … Read more

Join the SACE Student Advisory Committee!

Hi Everyone, We are posting a call for applications for students to join our SACE Student Advisory Committee! This is a new initiative, creating a collective student voice to share feedback, ideas, and other insights regarding programming done through the SACE Office. Students will advise me (the SACE Director) and the SACE Intern on outreach, … Read more

SACE Director Office Hours

Good Morning Everyone, A reminder that I will be hosting Office Hours in Usdan 114 from 11:30 am – 1:30 pm today. If you have questions about the SACE Office, support resources, or want to learn more about getting involved with interpersonal violence prevention on campus, stop by! Take care, Johanna

11/14 Know Your Survivor Advocate Panel Event

Hi Everyone, I write to share with you all some information about an upcoming event through the SACE Office. On Wednesday, November 14th from 12-1 pm in South College B2/B3, we will be hosting a panel discussion entitled “Know Your Survivor Advocate.” Join advocates from New Horizons, the Women and Families Center, Rachele Merliss ’19, … Read more

In The News: Conversations on Sexual Assault, Consent and Gender Dynamics of Pleasure

Hi Everyone, I write to share updates about some news articles we are sharing on our Facebook Page this week: Third Grade Teacher Includes Consent in Her Lesson Plans: In a reaction to Kavanaugh’s confirmation and surrounding discource, one teacher offers an example for facilitating conversations about consent with kids, to normalize it as a part … Read more