Consent Workshops

Our consent workshops run at least once a month from September to April. The workshop is two hours long and will be held at the University of Victoria. They are free of charge, open to students and community members, and have a no late-comer policy.

Consent Workshops 

Volunteer Training

We are seeking enthusiastic and caring folks of all genders and backgrounds to participate in our 6 week intensive volunteer training program. Applications open August 21st.

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Find Support

Asking for help is one of the hardest things to do. When you are asking for help about an issue that might feel really private, confusing and/or embarrassing, it is important to get support that is judgemental, without pressure, and informed.

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Supporting a Survivor Workshops

This workshop provides some foundations for supporting survivors of sexualized violence. Throughout the workshop we will discuss different approaches and tools that can be used when supporting someone. Workshops are offered several times throughout the fall and winter semesters, are open to everyone, and are free of charge.

Workshop dates and registration

Sexualized Violence Awareness Week

A whole week of activities, events, and workshops dedicated to increasing awareness of how to create a campus culture of consent, talking about what sexualized and gender-based violence are, and learning about how to support survivors. This week is a collaboration between AVP, UVSS, and the Student Life Office (UVic).

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The Men’s Circle

The Men’s Circle at UVic aims to challenge gender-based violence and dominant constructions of masculinity. These gatherings are open to all men and masculine identified people (not just students!) so come and bring a friend or two!

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IBPOC Support Hours

We've been asked by a community member to respond to the increase in conversations on campus about white supremacy resulting from a wall that's been erected at the Student Union Bldg that reads, "How do you challenge white supremacy?". While these conversations about naming and challenging white supremacy are crucial ...

Reflections on the first week at AVP

Hey there! My name’s Dez. I’m a third year Social Work Student studying at UVIC. I am currently a practicum student working at AVP this semester and could not be more excited about this opportunity to learn, to grow, and to develop my “toolbox of skills”. During my first week, I had the opportunity to learn about the importance of...

Status of Women Canada released a report. Here are our thoughts on it:

consent workshop within the context of gay/bi/queer/pan/two-spirit & other communities of men who have sex with men!

In the midst of the worst overdose crisis in BC’s history, we invite those affected to gather at in Cntll Square

When people use words like "trigger" and "tramua" outside of their specific meaning within mental health, it's actually harmful to survivors

Similar stats in Canada. 80% of the time folks are sexually assaulted by someone they know.

listen to Jonathan from the men's circle - interviewed at 0:15:00 on July 17th …

just your daily reminder that when we only talk about #ViolenceAgainstWomen we erase experiences of trans and nonbinary folks

if you don't think #canada is a #racist country, you aren't paying attention. #resist150

Stand With Kwantlen and Nlaka'Pamux Against Kinder Morgan
event July 15th

ok. but what is up with Greases' line "did she put up a fight?" #rapeculture

hey folks. Unfortunately we are y able to host support tomorrow sorry for any inconveniences 💖

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