2017 Intimate Partner Violence Awareness Month

Join the Gender Equity Center, Wellness & Health Promotion, the Campus Survivor Advocate, PRIDE Center, and CAPS for 2017's Intimate Partner Violence Awareness Month.
Check out the schedule below and on the poster (click image to enlarge) to engage in education, advocacy, and support around this crucial issue. We hope to see you at some of these events!

a poster describing the schedule for Intimate Partner Violence Awareness Month, also listed in text below


Monday, October 9th @1:30pm in Student Union Meeting Room 4B
Lunch & Learn: Blame-shifting, Denial, & Gaslighting
What is emotional abuse? What can it look like? How can we fight it? Join the Gender Equity Center and your peers for a conversation about emotional abuse, all over a free lunch!


Monday, October 23rd & Tuesday October 24th @ 11:00am - 2:00pm on 7th Street Plaza
Tabling: Advocacy & Support for Survivors
Join the Gender Equity Center, Wellness & Health Promotion, and the Campus Survivor Advocate for tabling to offer resources, information, and the chance to show support and share your thoughts with a social media campaign.

Monday, October 23rd @ 9:00am - 3:00pm in front of the Wellness Center
SJSU Student Clothesline to Stop the Violence
Sponsored by Sociology 120, 172, 175.

Tuesday, October 24th @ 5:00pm in Wellness & Health Promotion Lounge
Don't Touch My Pumpkins
Join Wellness & Health Promotion, the Gender Equity Center, and the Campus Survivor Advocate for a conversation on costumes & consent, while decorating mini pumpkins! We’ll provide the pumpkins, you provide the conversation.


Thursday, October 26th @ 6:00pm in Student Union Theatre
Sex Signals Comedy-Improv Show
The Student Union & Title IX Office present “Sex Signals”! A unique combination of improvisational comedy, education, and audience participation that provides a provocative, in-your-face look at issues surrounding dating and sex on college campuses. This show will allow you to explore how mixed messages and gender role stereotypes can contribute to misunderstandings between the sexes.


CAPS: Healthy Relationships Workshop Series
Join Counseling and Psychological Services for the Healthy Relationships Workshop series, a great way for students to learn new skills and strategies as they develop their relationships with romantic partners, friends, family, roommates, and even colleagues. These workshops focus on characteristics of healthy and unhealthy relationships, helpful communication styles, managing conflicts, and cultivating healthy and equal partnerships. This is a great opportunity to grow both emotionally and interpersonally.
Feel free to attend one workshop or all! Click the link above to register.

Tuesday, Oct. 10th @ 1:00 - 2:30pm in Student Wellness Center (SWC) 122A -- Myths & Taboos
Challenge the different myths around relationships, as well as different communication styles.

Tuesday, Oct. 17th @ 1:00 - 2:30pm in SWC 375/377 -- Healthy & Unhealthy Conflicts
Learn about healthy and unhealthy conflict in relationships.

Tuesday, Oct. 24th @ 1:00 - 2:30pm in SWC 375/377 -- Communication & Expectations
Explore the roles and expectations around communication in relationships, the different love languages, and how to have the tough or awkward conversations.

Tuesday, Oct. 31st @ 1:00 - 2:30pm in SWC 375/377 -- Surviving Relationships
How to recognize the natural course and stages of a relationship, tips on breaking up and handling a break up, and all the ups and downs in between.