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Fall 2021 Events 
Events Calendar*
 
WOW Welcome Back Mixers   
Dates and Locations TBA
 Join VPAS Staff members in an engaging and fun mixer!  Enjoy food, drinks and music and learn about how to engage safely in parties!* Educational topics including sexual misconduct will be discussed. Resources will be provided.

 

WOW  Virtual Lounge 
August 30  at 11-12 pm 
Join Mondays during the semester
Let’s hang out! Join VPAS Center staff in our virtual lounge for some fun check-in questions and games. Come have fun and bring your friends! 

 

Otus's Scavenger Hunt Adventure! 
Play August 26- September 13 
Oh no! You get a message from Otus saying he lost the leaves he made for Rooted in Power: A Celebration at the Survivor Tree. Help Otus find the leaves for the event and be sure to join us on September 14!

You will be entered to win an Ipad!

 

Livestream: Partying Safely 
September 7 at 11 am  
@southernscsu Instagram
Let’s talk about enjoying parties while remaining safe, healthy and respectful.

  

Thriver Groups 
September 8, 15, 22, and 29 at 11- 12 pm
Registration required! Register by September 6
 Join us for closed group workshops for student survivors of sexual and relationship violence based on the 7 Steps to Entering the Thriver Zone by Susan M. Omilian. See more information 
You MUST register to participate in the workshops. To join us in September, please register by September 6. You may also indicate if you are interested in joining at a later month. 

  

Livestream: Hooking Up
September 14 at 11 am
@southernscsu on Instagram
 Join us as we unpack hook up culture and how to have safe and respectful intimate relationships.  
 

Rooted in Power: A Celebration at the Survivor Tree!

September 14 at 2-4 pm (Rain Date: September 15)
Residence Life Quad
Self- care and empowerment are critical parts of the healing process for many survivors of sexual violence. Join us and see that just as everyone’s healing journey is different, there are many ways to practice self- care and empowerment. Event is open to all students, survivors and allies! 
Stations will include: Art therapy examples, Rape Aggression Defense, and sharing words of solidarity and resilience on leaves for the Survivor Tree. 
Participants get a ticket to the onsite ice cream truck! 

   

Q and A

Ask September 20- 24 
Do you have a burning question you’ve always wanted to ask VPAS? Wondering what VPAS is all about? Share your questions the week of September 20 and look out on October 6 when we release the answer video! 

 

Livestream: Ghosted! 
September 21 at 11 am
@southernscsu on Instagram
Tune in as we discuss ghosting: why it happens and alternative communication solutions.  

 

Livestream: Unboxing The Red Flag Campaign
September 28 at 11 am
@southernscsu on Instagram
Preview what YOU can win from The Red Flag Campaign box! Attend Red Flag Campaign tables during the month of October to tell us how you call out red flags in a relationship. When you see something, say something! Enter to win at every table you attend! Winner announced at the end of October! 
 
The Red Flag Campaign Informational Table
October 4 at 1 pm-3 pm
Buley Library Patio
The Red Flag Campaign is a bystander intervention campaign which raises awareness and helps to bring an end to relationship violence. Visit our table and create a flag to be displayed around campus! If you see a red flag for relationship violence, say something!  
Enter to win The Red Flag Campaign Prize Box at every table you attend! Winner announced at the end of October! 
 
 Livestream: Are You Ride or Die?
October 5 at 11 am 
@southernscsu on Instagram
Let's  explore how ride or die culture promotes unhealthy relationships and the components of healthy relationships! 
 
The Red Flag Campaign Informational Table
October 11 at 1 pm- 3 pm
Buley Library Patio
The Red Flag Campaign is a bystander intervention campaign which raises awareness and helps to bring an end to relationship violence. Visit our table and create a flag to be displayed around campus! If you see a red flag for relationship violence, say something!  
Enter to win The Red Flag Campaign Prize Box at every table you attend! Winner announced at the end of October! 
 
Livestream: Can We Talk? 
October 12 at 11 am
@southernscsu on Instagram
Tune in as we discuss how to handle conflict within relationships in a healthy and respectful way.  
 
The Red Flag Campaign Informational Table
October 18 at 1 pm- 3 pm
Conn Hall
The Red Flag Campaign is a bystander intervention campaign which raises awareness and helps to bring an end to relationship violence. Visit our table and create a flag to be displayed around campus! If you see a red flag for relationship violence, say something!  
Enter to win The Red Flag Campaign Prize Box at every table you attend! Winner announced at the end of October! 
 
Livestream: Supporting Survivors of Relationship Violence
October 19 at 11 am
@southernscsu on Instagram 
It’s common to have questions about how best to support someone we care about who has experienced relationship violence. What do you say? What do you not say? How can you help support and empower survivors? Join us as we discuss the best ways to respond sensitively to survivors of relationship violence and create a supportive community. 
 
The Red Flag Campaign Informational Table
October 25 at 1 pm-3 pm
Wintergreen Building
The Red Flag Campaign is a bystander intervention campaign which raises awareness and helps to bring an end to relationship violence. Visit our table and create a flag to be displayed around campus! If you see a red flag for relationship violence, say something!  
Enter to win The Red Flag Campaign Prize Box at every table you attend! Winner announced at the end of October! 
 
Livestream: Costumes, Candy and Rape Culture 
October 26 at 11 am
@southernscsu on Instagram
As Halloween approaches, join us as we discuss rape culture, victim blaming and how we can step in to create a more safe and respectful community.  

 

Livestream: Sexual Violence- Does Identity Matter?
November 2 at 11 am,
@southernscsu on Instagram 
Join VPAS staff for an engaging conversation about the concept of intersectionality and how it affects survivors. 

 

Livestream: Sexual Violence- Does Identity Matter? A conversation with the Multicultural Center 
November 9 at 11 am
@southernscsu on Instagram
Join VPAS and MCC staff for an engaging conversation about the concept of intersectionality and how it affects survivors of sexual violence.  
 
Livestream: Sexual Violence- Does Identity Matter? A conversation with the SAGE Center
November 16 
@southernscsu on Instagram 
Join VPAS and SAGE Center staff for an engaging conversation about the concept of intersectionality and how it affects survivors of sexual violence. 
 
Livestream: Sexual Violence- Does Identity Matter? A Conversation with the DRC
November 23 at 11 am
@southernscsu on Instagram
Join VPAS and DRC staff in an engaging conversation about the concept of intersectionality and how it affects survivors of sexual violence. 
 
Livestream: So You Want to be an Activist?  
November 30 at 11 am
@southernscsu on Instagram
Join us as we discuss the basics to getting involved in anti-sexual violence activism!