Friday, October 11, 2019

Relationship Violence Awareness Month Events

Learn how you can prevent relationship violence and support survivors — join CARE to Stop Violence at the following events happening in October. Please share this information and the attached images/social media posts with your networks and invite those you know to come! Feel free to use event descriptions to inform your posts, and you can find more event information at go.umd.edu/CAREEvents.

We hope to see you there!

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The Clothesline Project
Wednesday, October 16th | Hornbake Plaza
10 AM - 3 PM
The Clothesline Project is a visual representation of the impacts of sexual and relationship violence on the campus community. This event provides community members with an opportunity to confront the issue of power-based violence and create and display their own messages to the community during Relationship Violence Awareness Month. CARE to Stop Violence will be joined by the sisters of Sigma Psi Zeta, whose national philanthropy mission is to combat relationship violence.

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Purple Light Nights
Monday, October 21st | McKeldin Mall Steps
Wednesday, October 23rd | South Campus Diner
Monday, October 28th | Hornbake Plaza
5-7 PM
Purple Light Nights are events that honor victims and survivors of relationship violence during Relationship Violence Awareness Month. Students, faculty, and staff are invited to join CARE to Stop Violence at this series of casual tabling events to learn about healthy relationship behaviors, relationship violence and its impact on students, how you can help someone impacted, and what resources exist on- and off-campus that can help.