The Men's Circle aims to challenge gender-based violence and dominant constructions of masculinity.
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.
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 non-judgmental, without pressure, and informed.
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.
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!
We are no longer accepting applications for the fall 2011 training session. Thank you to everyone who applied! Our first session will be Tuesday October 18th. We look forward to working with all of you, and the unique perspectives and knowledge each individual can contribute. Have a wonderful weekend!
Deadline for submitting your application – Now extended to October 12th!! AVP’s Volunteer training application and information package can be obtained by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org or dropping by our office at SUB B027, UVic.
The Anti-Violence Project (AVP), University of Victoria’s on-campus sexual assault centre, is launching an exhibit of the collaborative “Clothesline Project” at the Solstice Cafe. This purpose of this project was to provide a medium for survivors and allies to express their thoughts and their experiences of violence, particularly sexualized violence. The artwork created by community members for the “Clothesline Project”…
WORK STUDY PROGRAM J O B P O S T I N G This position has been filled.
Welcome to our new staff… Annie Banks – Coordinator Alyson Kowalewsky – Outreach Team Leader Soumya Natarajan is continuing as Coordinator while Jennifer Cooper is on leave. We will be posting an announcement for the Work Study position at AVP this week. Watch this space! Go to our ‘About Staff’ page to meet our new staff.