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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Summer Office Hours

Starting June 21, 2010 our office hours will be: Monday 9-5:30pm Tuesday 10-2pm Wednesday 10-3pm Thursday 10-2pm Friday 9-5:30pm Please note that due to vacation and reduced shifts hours may vary. You can always email or phone our office for an appointment time.

Summertime at AVP

Summer is an exciting time here at AVP. The sun is shining (we hope), new collaborations are growing, and planning for the upcoming academic year is in full swing. This is a time for reflection and dreaming outside the box. Some of you may be interested in volunteering with us this year. The new Volunteer Information and Application package will...

Status of Women Canada released a report. Here are our thoughts on it: https://t.co/B0lK98Uwwn

consent workshop within the context of gay/bi/queer/pan/two-spirit & other communities of men who have sex with men!
https://t.co/3jHEoHq1OC

In the midst of the worst overdose crisis in BC’s history, we invite those affected to gather at in Cntll Square
https://t.co/pUBJo5jlza

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
https://t.co/t8X7sWOR1c …
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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
https://t.co/5qpMlbDiZf

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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