We’ve Changed Our Name – The SHAPE Office!

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Below is the language from the all-campus email that was sent our Wednesday, August 19th, 2020. Dear Campus Community, I hope this note finds y’all as well as possible and practicing self-care in meaningful ways. I’m writing to share some updates regarding changes to the work of the Office of Survivor Advocacy & Community Education … Read more

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: Know Your Rights & Resources

Hi Everyone, Although many folks are working from home remotely, sexual harassment can still be experienced virtually. Whether within a current workplace, or on professional networking platforms, sexual harassment can be experienced in a variety of ways. With that in mind, here’s some information on rights, resources, and definitions of sexual harassment to reference for … Read more

Survivor Solidarity Month Book Reading List

Hi Everyone, I hope this note finds y’all well and finding time to care for yourselves amidst these stressful times. As a part of Survivor Solidarity Month, below is a list of books curated by Angie Makomenaw, Mental Health Education and Prevention Coordinator in CAPS. If you’re looking for resources on scholarship, advocacy, and narratives … Read more

10/30 ASHA-SACE Healthy Relationships Workshop

Hi Everyone, I hope this message finds y’all well and that your day is off to a great start. I’m writing to share an exciting, upcoming event the SACE Office is co-sponsoring and co-facilitating with the ASHA (Adolescent Sexual Health Awareness) student group. We will be engaging in a dialogue about emotionally healthy relationships (platonic, … Read more


Good Morning Everyone, On this #PurpleThursday, I wanted to share my reason for wearing purple: I’m wearing purple today because according to the CCADV Annual Fatality Review, 6 out of 14 cases of intimate partner homicides that happened in Connecticut, involved signs and incidents of violence that happened at work, where co-workers could have intervened. … Read more

CANCELLED: Survivor Empowerment Workshop Series

Hi Everyone, The Survivor Empowerment Workshop Series advertised for this semester is cancelled, due to low enrollment. We are circling the wagons to try and plan something in the future to get feedback from students, since there has been some folks expressing interest in participating in a survivor resource/support group/workshop. If you have thoughts or feedback … Read more

Letter from the Director: Intimate Partner Violence Awareness Month

Dear Campus Community, I hope this note finds you well and enjoying the start of the semester so far. I write to you in reflection and connection, regarding October as Intimate Partner Violence Awareness Month. While there are many statistics circulating in conversations about the prevalence of intimate partner violence on college campuses, we also … Read more