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Sexual Violence Prevention Month, April 2017

April is Sexual Violence Prevention Month. Support the work of Voices Against Violence by promoting events being held throughout the month to promote consent and healthy relationships and support survivors.

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Take Back the Night In Partnership with UT Dance Students

A gender-inclusive event to illuminate the movement to end sexual violence. Survivor open mic speak out, FREE food and t-shirts and resource fair. Open to the public.

Wednesday, April 5th, 6:30pm-9pm
Main Mall UT Austin

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Get Sexy. Get Consent. Public Performance

A highly interactive VAV Theatre for Dialogue performance that examines how we negotiate sex, consent, boundaries and safety

Tuesday, April 18th, 7-8:30PM
WCH 1.120

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ConsentFest

Yes means yes! This year we’ll be out on campus celebrating and exploring consent. Join us to win a free t-shirt.

Monday, April 3rd, 10am – 2pm, location: UT Austin East Mall
Friday, April 28th , 12pm – 3pm, location: UT Austin West Mall

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At The Boundaries: an exploration of violence and queer relationships

Two queer women navigate their limits, finding the boundaries of healing and hurting. Will creating their own world protect them from outside threats? Following the performance: opportunities for a variety of creative responses around themes in the show with facilitators.

Monday, April 10th, 2:30pm – 4pm, location: Winship Room 1.134
Tuesday, April 11th, 7pm - 8:30pm, Winship Room 1.134
Thursday, April 13th, 10am - 11:30am, Winship Room 1.134

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Amplify: UT Women's Voices

A crowdsourced theatrical production written and produced by University of Texas women that addresses the experiences of students on our campus with regards to topics such as race, mental health, gender, and interpersonal violence.

April 7th, 8th, 9th, 7pm – 9pm, location: Union Theater

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Third Annual Women’s Empowerment Conference: Healing & Resistance

Check out the workshop entitled Navigating Safety: The Use and Misuse of Technology & Intimate Partner Violence presented by the Texas Council on Family Violence.

This training will focus on various technologies with an emphasis on strategies to promote survivor’s safer use of social media, phones, and other modalities.

Saturday, April 22, location: ACC Eastview campus

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VAV Student Organization

VAV's sponsored student organization is open to any enrolled student at UT Austin. Students organize events, recruit volunteers and promote events and campaigns on campus via class announcements, social media and tabling on campus. We host conversations about current examples of interpersonal violence cases and prevention during our regular meetings.

We meet every Tuesday 6-7pm in the POWER House, Student Services Building (SSB), Ground floor, G 1.400.

Learn more and join via the Facebook group
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Together we can build a safer campus



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