Bystander Revolution Against Violence
BRAVe is housing under the Division of Student Affairs. Its primary responsibilities are to create and facilitate programming for the campus community to address issues of sexuality, healthy relationships, sexual assault prevention, and gender.
Current Programming for Fall 2018:
TWO Major Fall Programs to Prevent Sexual Violence
September 17th at 8pm in Kilworth Chapel
He is an author, workshop leader and consultant on domestic abuse and child maltreatment.
September 18th at 6:00pm in Rausch Auditorium.
Intrusion: 20 years in the future, sexual violence has been eradicated. Until 1 woman comes forward about her rape. A look into how we all perpetuate rape culture by exposing different sectors of society. Award-Winning actress Qurrat Ann Kadwani plays 8 characters in 1 hour to help the audience learn about power dynamics, sexual violence statistics, Title IX history, self-defense moves, and the complexity of sexual violence against women. Politics, media, the legal system, psychology, education, male and female sexual assault, LGBTQ inclusivity come together to unfold the intricacy of rape culture.
"A Cup of Prevention" Campaign-- stickers were placed on drink cups in Diversions, Oppenheimer, and the Aquatics Cafe with information about Domestic Violence Awareness Month. October 2018
Take Back the Night --November 7, 2018 7:00pm
Past Programming for Spring 2018:
- "Ice Cream, you scream, we all scream..NO MORE violence"-- March 7th, a break from midterms where students, faculty, and staff, can come and get ice cream while learning how to end rape culture and take a stand against power based personal violence
- NO MORE WEEK--March 5-10, 2018-- "Together we can end domestic violence and sexual assault"
- Sexual Assault Awareness Month--April 2018
- We will welcome a speaker to campus on April 10, 2018. More information to come. Check back soon!
- The Clothesline Project--April 2018-- Look for the traveling project throughout campus. You can also visit Student Development (3209 N 15th Street -- Across from Security Services) on select dates.
- Green Dot Bystander Intervention Training - Sign up for on of the following training sessions! CLICK HERE!
- February 2, 2018
- February 16, 2018
- March 23, 2018
Past programming includes:
- Candle Light Vigil- a new take on traditional Take Back the Night events where survivors are invited to participate in a silent, candle lit walk around campus to honor victims of sexual violence. November 8, 2017
- "A Cup of Prevention" Campaign-- stickers were placed on drink cups in Diversions, Oppenheimer, and the Aquatics Cafe with information about Domestic Violence Awareness Month. October 2017
- Traditional Take Back the Night Week--Fall and Spring semesters
- Film Screenings--The Hunting Ground, It Happened Here, The Mask You Live In
- Walk a Mile in Their Shoes--Spring 2016 (in collaboration with Sigma Alpha Epsilon-Washington Gamma)
- The Clothesline Project--done annually since the 2000's.
- Consent Stories--Data collected at the University of Puget Sound on consent was presented, Fall 2016.
BRAVe facilitates and maintains open lines of communication with related student groups and organizations. For national statistics, and more information regarding sexual assault visit NSVRC, and RAINN.