April is national sexual assault awareness month. 1 of out 6 women and 1 out of 33 men are affected by this awful tragedy. Well in honor of the survivors around the world, we’re going to PARTY and shake it Zumba® style so they know they are not alone! Bring your teal, a friend and your smiles!
Awesome instructor line-up!
Sorry, childcare is not available for this event.
Tickets are a $10 donation in advance or $15 at the door. Donations are accepted.
Proceeds goes to local, state and national sexual assault advocacy non-profit organizations including but not limited to RCASA, VSDVAA & RAINN.
GoalThis conference will use a social justice lens to engage participants in preventing campus sexual violence. Specifically, the conference will provide participants with an opportunity to learn a variety of prevention principles from leaders in the field and encourage participants to apply the knowledge within their communities. Ample time will also be given for networking and idea sharing among participants.Objectives
Participants will gain a better understanding of sexual violence prevention and its uses with college populations.
Participants will be able to apply tools to plan and implement sexual violence prevention initiatives.
Participants will be exposed to promising practices in campus sexual violence prevention, as well as emerging innovations.
Participants will be able to apply a social justice lens to sexual violence prevention work.
Participants will meet and learn from others engaging in campus sexual violence prevention work across the state.
Who should attend?This conference is open to anyone interested in preventing sexual violence on Virginia’s college and university campuses. The voices of students and survivors are integral to accomplishing the conference’s goals and objectives; therefore we particularly encourage students and survivors to attend.Additionally, we invite:
Administrators, student affairs practitioners, campus advocates, mental health workers, and health educators from 2 and 4-year, public and private colleges and universities.
Community sexual violence prevention practitioners whose target populations include college students.
Anyone interested in learning more about campus sexual violence prevention.
While this conference is targeted toward Virginia campuses and communities, we also welcome those outside of Virginia who would like to attend.
This fun, family-friendly event will encourage us all to work together to end sexual assault and abuse. Participatns of all ages will pair up to step out together against sexual violence.
If 500 pairs participate, we will break the world record for the most pairs in a three-legged race!
The entry fee is only $20 per pair. Rase additional funds for SARA's programs by collecting pledges from friends and family.
The race will be held at the Downtown Mall, Charlottesville. The race beins at the Free Speech Wall. Festivities, kids activities, and sign-in begin at 10am, and the race kicks off at 11am. Please be there to sign in by 10:45am.
Among the workshop topics the NASPA conference will cover are the following: Office for Civil Rights, Title IX, and Dear Colleague Letter; Mental Health, Disability Accommodations, and Legal Issues; Legal Issues: Student Organizations, Hazing, Greek Life, and Athletics; Social Media, Cyber Bullying, and Free Speech; and Sexual Assault and Policy Implications. Registrants will have the opportunity to participate in small-group discussions specific to their role on campus.
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