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.

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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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9th Annual Amnesty International Film Festival

David Lam Auditorium University of Victoria Friday November 19, 7:00PM – H2OIL followed by The Devil Corporation Saturday November 20, 2:00PM – The Big Sellout followed by a panel discussion Saturday November 20, 6:30PM – Nero’s Guests followed by Pray the Devil Back to Hell Sunday November 21, 2:00PM – Twitter Generation followed by Sounds like a Revolution For more...

Transgender Day of Rememberance

Saturday, November 20th 2010 Garry Oaks Room, Fairfield Community Center 1335 Thurlow Road (Accessible, Family friendly, Safer Space, Non-gendered Washroom) 7:00 to 10:00 p.m., ceremony at 7:30 Facebook Link: Members of our communities with various identities and experiences have been invited to speak at this year’s Transgender Day of Remembrance. Through sharing our stories, we hope to raise awareness...

Looking for something fun and exciting to do Halloween?

The Homospun collective and the Anti-Violence Project present: A homopumpkin costume dance party! Friday October 29 Norway house 9pm to 1am* 19+ id please $5-10 sliding scale Time to look for your Halloween costume! When you choose your costume please be aware of cultural appropriation. It is the taking or using of anything related to another community without full permission...

New Team is Set!

The staff positions are now filled and we are just about to start this year’s training program. It is with great pleasure we announce the newest members of our team: Soumya Natarajan, Public Relations Coordinator Josey Ross, Outreach and Education Team Leader Jarrad Marani, AVP Workstudy Stay tuned for future updates: introduction of new staff, new campaigns, and upcoming workshops....

Seeking Outreach Team Leader

The hiring continues here at AVP. We have successfully hired a new Public Relations Coordinator and are now looking for someone to fill the role of Outreach Team Leader. This position is open to folks of all genders, but you must be a current undergraduate student at UVIC in September. Email, call, or drop by with questions or to see...

Wed in Sept we are hosting support sessions by appointment.

we're so excited! This event is free and open to everyone.

Surviving in the Intersections with @Moore_Darnell ... Sept 20th!

Today is #OverdoseAwarenessDay. Here's why harm reduction is for every body and how you already do it #harmreduction

well here we are, school starts again next week... and so much is up at AVP!

we are seeking enthusiastic and caring folks of all genders and experiences to volunteer! Open to community members

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

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