A Survivor Toolkit for Navigating the COVID-19 Crisis
Students who have been impacted by IPV must often navigate unprecedented changes and obstacles in the midst of COVID-19.
Sexual Assault Awareness Month: A Student’s Role in Ending the Violence
Sexual violence impedes student well-being at university campuses across the nation. According to RAINN, university students are at an elevated risk of rape and sexual assault.
Women’s Center Welcomes New Rape Prevention Education Coordinator
Carlyn Wright-Eakes has joined the Wolfpack community as NC State’s rape prevention education coordinator, an integral member of the Women’s Center team.
“Embrace Your Voice” During Sexual Assault Awareness Month
Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) takes place every April and is part of a national initiative to raise awareness about sexual violence. This year’s theme, “Embrace your Voice,” speaks to the importance of creating a culture that supports survivors of sexual violence. NC State aims to create a campus in which our students believe and support survivors, do not accept acts of violence and join efforts to create a safer campus and a safer world for all of us.
New Posters Fulfill One Component of NC State’s Federal Title IX Obligations
The Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity has published a new Title IX poster series. The posters are intended for display in all campus buildings as part of NC State’s compliance efforts in accordance with Title IX of the U.S. Education Amendments of 1972.
NC State Remains Committed to Fairness as Title IX Interim Guidance Issued
Recent actions relating to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in any federally funded education program or activity, have led many to wonder how changes in federal guidelines will affect programs and services on campus and what these changes may mean.
Project SAFE Workshop Kicks Off Spring 2017 Lineup – Sign Up Now
The lineup of GLBT Advocate Program workshops for the spring semester kicks off on Thursday, January 19, 2017 with a “Project SAFE” workshop. This year's offerings include both new and returning offerings to meet your educational needs. Choose one or all.
GLBT Advocate Program Debuts New Workshops
One of the signature initiatives of the GLBT Center is the GLBT Advocate Program, which launched last year and had over 100 participants in its inaugural year.
Getting Real: April's Sexual Assault Awareness Month Events Still Needed
April has come around again and Sexual Assault Awareness Month, or SAAM, is still needed. Why? To raise awareness of a critical set of issues many still struggle against. SAAM is commemorated across the nation by community agencies, police departments, local businesses and campus communities. The Women’s Center has planned a full calendar of Sexual Assault Awareness Month programs.
Women’s Center’s Slutwalk Event Garners Support and Attendees
On October 1, 2015, approximately 250 NC State students united to protest victim blaming and slut shaming at the university's first ever large-scale SlutWalk. SlutWalk: A Walk to End Victim Blaming was organized by The Movement Peer Educators, a student organization composed of trained peer educators who facilitate workshops on issues of gender equity and social justice.