UNL Week Without Violence

Creating A Safer World

October 8-20, 2016

Coordinated by the UNL Women’s Center

For more information: 402-472-2597; 340 Nebraska Union; wcprogramming@unl.edu

No Girl For Sale Walk

October 8, 2016

10:00 AM

Join I’ve Got A Name as we walk the streets of downtown Lincoln to spread awareness that sex trafficking exists in Lincoln and throughout the state! Help us provide support, and dignity for those who are threatened or victims of sex trafficking. Register at: http://ivegotaname.org/walk-registration/

Safe Quarters

October 9, 2016

10:00 AM

Join Lincoln volunteers who canvas the city and gather donations for Friendship Home, Lincoln’s agency providing shelter and advocacy for women and their children. Contact the Women’s Center Volunteer Coordinator at wcvolunteers@unl.edu for more information about joining the PREVENT team or email laurenp@friendshiphome.org to create your own team.

You've Got A Friend

October 9, 2016

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Regency A – Nebraska Union

Join us any time between 2:00pm and 4:00pm in Regency A in the Nebraska Union to assemble care packages and write notes of support for survivors at the Friendship Home, Lincoln’s agency providing shelter and advocacy for women and their children. There will be music, donuts, and friends!

Same Sex Relationship Violence Lunch Discussion

October 10, 2016

11:30 AM
Green Room – Nebraska Union

This is a discussion about the unique difficulties the LGBTQA+ community faces when dealing with relationship violence. Panelists, including the UNL Victim Advocate, will facilitate the discussion. Lunch will be provided, please register here for the event.

Purple Ribbon Campaign

October 10-14, 2016

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Union Booth – Nebraska Union

Stand against domestic violence by wearing a purple ribbon in support of Sigma Psi Zeta’s campaign to raise awareness on domestic violence.

The Mask You Live In Film Screening

October 10, 2016

7:30 PM
Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center

Join University Program Council and the UNL Women’s Center to watch the film The Mask You Live In. The Mask You Live In follows boys and young men as they struggle to stay true to themselves while negotiating America's narrow definition of masculinity.

Dish It Up! Week Without Violence Remix

October 11, 2016

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
OASIS Lounge – Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center

Join the UNL Women’s Center and the Office of Academic Success and Intercultural Services (OASIS) in the OASIS Lounge for an open discussion about violence in communities of color. Pepsi products will be provided. Feel free to bring your lunch.

Get Konsent with Kappa Alpha Psi

October 11, 2016

6:00 PM
Regency A – Nebraska Union

Students CAN take the lead in preventing sexual assault in our communities. Join the gentlemen of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. and UNL PREVENT in discussing the issues of sexual assault and consent on UNL’s campus. We will be having a presentation, refreshments, and resources available for those attending.

Violence Prevention Luncheon with David DiLillo

October 12, 2016

12:00 PM
Colonial A – Nebraska Union

Bystander interventions are proliferating on college campuses. Join the UNL Women’s Center and the UNL Ethics Center as we hear from David DiLillo, Associate Professor of Psychology, and Head of the Trauma, Violence, and Abuse Lab. Learn what these interventions are and about their effectiveness in reducing sexual violence. We will highlight important next steps for improving bystander interventions. RSVP and indicate dietary restrictions by emailing ethics@unl.edu by October 5th, 2016. Feel free to bring your own lunch!

Open Mic Night with ASUN/It’s On Us

October 12, 2016

8:00 PM
The Crib – Nebraska Union

Join us in the Nebraska Union Crib for an open mic night to help promote the It's On Us campaign. The topic of the night is Social Justice (including sexual assault, violence, gender discrimination, racial discrimination, women's and men's issues, LGBT+ issues, etc.) If you have something you'd like to share we invite you to do so!

Take Back The Night Balloon Release and Candlelight Vigil

October 12, 2016

9:45 PM
Plaza – Nebraska Union

Stand up against domestic violence and sexual assault by joining Sigma Psi Zeta Sorority, Inc. in this balloon release followed by a moment of silence to honor those affected by these issues.

Voices of Hope Open House

October 20, 2016

5:30 PM

Learn more about Voices of Hope and the services and programs they offer by attending this Open House. If you are interested in carpooling to the event, contact the UNL Women’s Center at wcprogramming@unl.edu.