- Restorative Reading: A Book Club for Joyful, Healing, and Radical Reads
Join the SVPS Centre’s tri-campus reading community and get a free copy of our chosen book to read together! We’ll be exploring 2 books together a semester: 1 non-fiction book […]
- Healing Hearts: A Virtual Group for Survivors of All Genders (Sept. 28 to Nov. 30)
Healing Hearts is a support group for people of all genders who have had an experience of sexual violence or harassment. Join us to talk consent and pleasure, healthy boundaries, […]
- 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.
- 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 […]
- 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 […]
- 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.
- May 11: Racialized and Sexualized Trauma with Tenniel Brown
Join this virtual session on May 11, which is open to any members of the UofT community who identify as Black. During this informative and engaging emotional liberation circle, participants will experience healing and community. The facilitator will support participants to reflect on the impact of racialized and sexualized trauma and changes they have made to cope.