Gender Violence Awareness Week

April 7-11 - There for each other.

2014 Schedule of Events:

  • Clothesline Project
    April 9th-11th
    Kimmel Center, 60 Washington Square South, Grand Staircase

    The Clothesline Project provides survivors of sexual violence and their allies with an outlet for expression, and also serves as a way to educate the community about the issue of sexual violence on campus. Each shirt is the courageous voice of a survivor or ally who is breaking the silence. T-shirts and art supplies will be provided free. Students are welcome to make t-shirts at two sessions on Monday, April 7th in Kimmel:

    - Center for Multicultural Education and Programs
    Kimmel Center, 60 Washington Square South, Suite 806, 8th Floor

    - Student Resource Center
    Kimmel Center, Suite 210, 2nd Floor

    Selected t-shirts will be added to this year’s display in Kimmel.

  • Action Zone LIVE Training
    Tuesday, April 8th, 6:00-7:00pm
    Kimmel Center, 60 Washington Square South, Room 808

    Action Zone is a bystander intervention training for risk reduction. This training session will focus on bystander intervention in the context of gender-based violence, specifically around how bystanders can support survivors.

  • Seeking Safety Toolkits
    Monday-Friday, April 7th-11th, 2:00-3:00pm
    Kimmel Center, 60 Washington Square South
    (Monday-Thursday: Kimmel 908; Friday: Kimmel 912)

    A daily workshop for students dealing and coping with, and healing from life’s unexpected assaults. The facilitator will provide information and support for students who have experienced trauma as well as information concerning the effect of trauma on relationships and ways to manage this impact. Each day will focus on a different topic.

    Monday: Effects of trauma on the brain
    Tuesday: Stress Management
    Wednesday: Grounding Skills & Mindfulness
    Thursday: Cognitive Coping Strategies
    Friday: Effect of Trauma on Relationships

    Presented by NYU Counseling and Wellness Services.
    If you can’t make it to one of these sessions, a complete listing of Counseling and Wellness Toolkits can be found here.
  • Peer Dialogue: Self-Care
    Thursday, April 10th, 6:00-7:00pm
    Center for Multicultural Education and Programs
    Kimmel Center, 60 Washington Square South, Suite 806, 8th Floor

    ‘Self-Care’ is a weekly discussion group for current NYU students to get together and discuss issues they are facing with their identities or just life in general. This peer-led dialogue aims to provide a forum and safe space to explore ideas, share experiences, continue conversations that have started in previous dialogue settings, and encourage allyship, advocacy, and activism.