AVP: the Anti-Violence Project
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What we did in 2014/2015 school year

Sept 2014 – Aug 2015

Events by AVP

Sexualized Violence Awareness Week 2014 with UVSS and Judicial Affairs
Andrea Smith lecture
Andrea Smith workshop with Victoria Sexual Assault Center (VSAC)
Campus to Campus Conference with UVSS

Events supported by AVP

Vivek Shraya Book Launch
ATMOS Event – trained Atmos in Consent
Take Back the Night – Volunteer Support
Red Umbrella March- Organizing
Dec 3 UVic Violence Against Women – Organizing, Facilitation, Support
UVic Fem Law – Support
VSAC Transgender Community Consult – Support
AVI Queer Youth Group Training – Panel Discussion
UVSS Frost Fest – Support
Students of Color Collective’s Ferguson Response Rally – Organizing, Volunteer support
Stolen Sisters Memorial March – Organizing, Volunteer support
Inter-University Conversation on Sexual Assault Prevention at UBC – presentation to 100 ppl, 22 institutions
Leeann Simpson’s IGOV class – presentation
Men’s Circle – organizing volunteer support
Gottacon – Tabling in Diversity Lounge
Spring Thing – Equity and Outreach, Women’s Studies – Safer spaces support volunteers
Lydia Brown Presentation – The Ableism Crisis: Violence, Marginality, and Disability Justice – Donation
CARSA opening – tabling for 2 days
Cinecenta – Hunting Grounds Movie – tabling for 2 nights
Alt Pride – Donation
Mainstream Pride – tabling

Consultations/Support

UBC meeting – consultation
Royal Roads – consultation
UVIC Library – Support
UVic Sustainability/Community Garden – Mediation process with Person who caused harm

Workshops

Consent:

Royal Roads ESL – 30 ppl
AVI Queer Youth Group – 10 ppl
UVIC Pride – 2 ppl
Pacifica – Consent and Support – 14 ppl
General Consent Workshops:
Jan – April – 4 workshops, 39 ppl
Sept – Dec – 5 workshops, 20 ppl
Oct (Volunteer training) – 23 ppl
UVSS Board Training – 20 ppl
UVic Childcare – 1 ppl
Uni 101 – 18 ppl
UVSS training – 25 ppl

Anti-Oppression:

Garden and UVSP
UVSS #1

Others:

UVIC Pride – Non-Violent Communication
713 Outreach (AVI/VIHA) Support – 8 ppl

Media

Consent Video for Let’s Get Consensual
“UVic Men Against Rape” Poster Campaign
Consent Elements poster
Date rape posters

Training for AVP volunteers

Consent facilitation training for 8 volunteers

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