Upcoming Programming

Programming & Events

We offer a variety of programming and events at each tri-campus that is open to all members of the University of community (students, staff and faculty). Our programming, like all of our training and education, is guided by principles outlined in the University Expert Panel’s Guiding Principles for Sexual Violence Education and Prevention Initiatives.

In light of COVID-19, the Centre continues to offer programming and events virtually until otherwise stated.

Healing Through The Intersections

Emotional Liberation Circle: Racialized and Sexualized Trauma with Tenniel Brown

May 11, 12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. ET
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Please note: This virtual session is open to any members of the UofT community who identify as Black.

During this informative and engaging workshop 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. Participants will gain a deeper understanding of the relationship between intentional self and community care practices and thriving in systems where anti-black racism operates. This space is hosted in partnership with the Anti-Racism and Cultural Diversity Office.

For over 18 years Tenniel Brown (facilitator, clinical supervisor, therapist and yoga teacher) has been working collaboratively with diverse clients to apply holistic tools to transform the impact of trauma and mental health on their lives. Tenniel is a passionate leader and an experienced anti-oppression speaker; dedicated to improving the experiences of marginalized people in all institutional settings. She is co-owner of Browns Consulting a holistic financial coaching company based in Toronto; and founder of the Centre for Anti-Oppressive Communication which specializes in providing anti-oppressive and trauma informed speaking, training, coaching, and organizational consulting as
well as customized workshops and team retreats.

Asian Heritage Month

Healing Through Art with Phuong Nguyen

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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.

Only 30 spaces are available for reach session, and you must register using your UofT email.

Faculty, Staff and Students who identify as members of Asian community

Tuesday, May 17, 2022
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. EST

Faculty, Staff and Students who identify as members of Asian community and Allies

Thursday, May 19, 2022
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. EST