- September 20 – Queer Orientation 2022: Queer As In Healthy with Shanese Anne
We’re excited to once again offer this session on queer healing with Afro-Indigenous consultant and educator Shanese Anne! Through videos, discussions, and activities, participants will find ways to affirm, grow and heal within themselves, breaking-through the colonial and cis-heteronormative understandings of being healthy.
- Follow @UofTConsent to Win
We’re celebrating Orientation 2022 by giving away a $50 gift card and three $25 gift cards to the UofT Bookstore! This contest is open to University of Toronto students, staff, faculty, and librarians only.
- Sex Ed Disco: Building Exploratory, Healthy, and Consensual Connections with samantha bitty
The Sexual Violence Prevention and Support Centre (SVPS Centre) at the University of Toronto works collaboratively with all divisions and campuses to create a campus environment where all members of […]
- A Tool for Orientation Coordinators: Building a Culture of Consent Culture During Orientation
The SVPS Centre is pleased to share our 2022 Orientation Coordinator Toolkit, a resource that can be used to train Orientation Coordinators and can be circulated both digitally and as a printed handbook for in-person use.
- June 22: Extreme Intoxication and Sexual Assault: Breaking Down the SCC Sullivan, Chan and Brown Decision
When the Supreme Court of Canada ruled in May that accused persons can raise self-induced extreme intoxication as a defense to certain crimes, including sexual assault, some concern was raised and misinformation shared. This panel will be an opportunity to learn from legal experts what is true and false in the context of the court’s holding and explore what must be done to urgently address sexual violence in Canada meaningfully.
- June 27: Queer As In Healthy, with Shanese Anne Indoowaaboo Steele
Join Afro-Indigenous consultant and educator Shanese Anne for this session on queer healing. Through videos, discussions, and activities, participants will find ways to affirm, grow and heal within themselves, breaking-through […]
- Skills for Responding to Disclosures of Sexual Violence: Free, Virtual Training
The Centre has confirmed standing training dates for the 2022-2023 school year. Register for one of the sessions below to take part in an interactive and practice-based workshop on how to supportively respond to a disclosure of sexual violence. This workshop touches on the link between systemic oppression and sexual violence, which can impact and create barriers for those impacted by sexual violence.
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Get news and updates about our work by joining our new Listserv community! We’ll share information about free trainings and events happening on and off-campus, self-care tips, articles on care, consent, violence prevention, and more in this monthly bulletin.
- SVPSC Operational Update
We remain open and available to provide support to members of the UofT community. We are back on campus and gradually increasing our on-campus activities. We are currently providing our services remotely via phone and video conferencing, and in-person appointment requests will be assessed on a case-by-case basis. At this time all educational initiatives are also being held virtually.
- May 17 and 19: Healing Through Art with Phuong Nguyen
The SVPSC is partnering with the Anti-Racism & Cultural Diversity Office to host two virtual, curated spaces of restoration and art for faculty, staff and students at the University of Toronto who identify as members of Asian community. No art experience is necessary, just come as you are.