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January

  • Social Media Campaign for Stalking Awareness Month. Tues, Jan. 21 – Fri, Jan. 31. https://www.facebook.com/umkcvpr. Like the UMKC Violence Prevention & Response program on Facebook to see and share our daily updates during Stalking Awareness Month.
  • Stalking Awareness Month Information Table. Mon, Jan. 27, 1:00pm – 3:00pm. Miller Nichols Learning Center Lobby, 800 E. 51st St, 1st Floor. Visit this table to create art, learn more about Stalking Awareness Month and find resources if you or a friend are experiencing stalking.
  • What’s Your Green Dot? Information Table. Wed, Jan. 29, 12:00pm – 2:00pm. Student Union, 5100 Cherry St, 2nd Floor. Stop by to find out what a Green Dot is and how you can use them to help create a safer campus. Then create your own Green Dot as a symbol of your commitment to a violence-free campus.
  • Cookies, Cupcakes, and Consent. Enjoy a presentation and open discussion on consent, what consent looks like, and why it’s important. This presentation is available upon request with a minimum requirement of 10 participants and a maximum requirement of 30 participants. Please contact Maya Burtin, Violence Prevention Coordinator, at mburtin@umkc.edu to request a presentation.

February  

  • Violence Prevention Games. Wed, Feb. 26, 3:00pm – 4:00pm. Atterbury Student Success Center, 5000 Holmes St., Room 238. Come play jeopardy! Learn about violence prevention, interpersonal violence, and UMKC Title IX policies. Then, enjoy a bingo game to win prizes from the UMKC Bookstore. Please RSVP by February 19. Co-sponsored by the UMKC Bookstore, Multicultural Student Affairs, and the Women’s Center.
  • V-Day UMKC 2020 presents a benefit performance of The Vagina Monologues. Thurs, Feb. 27. Hellen F. Spencer Theatre, 4949 Cherry St. Resource Fair at 6:00 p.m.; Doors open at 7:00 p.m.; Performance starts at 7:30 p.m. Cost: $10 for students, $40 for non-students in advance; $15 for students and $45 for non-students at the door. Join us as V-Day returns to UMKC. Tickets can be purchased through the Central Ticket Office. Proceeds from all activities benefit the UMKC Women’s Center.
  • Cookies, Cupcakes, and Consent. Enjoy a presentation and open discussion on consent, what consent looks like, and why it’s important. This presentation is available upon request with a minimum requirement of 10 participants and a maximum requirement of 30 participants. Please contact Maya Burtin, Violence Prevention Coordinator, at mburtin@umkc.edu to request a presentation.

March

  • Green Dot Conference. Sat, Mar. 14, 10:00am – 2:00pm. Oak Street Residence Hall, 5051 Oak Street, 1st Floor Classroom. Join this training to learn how to be an active Green Dot bystander that helps keep our campus and community safe. By invitation or sign-up only.
  • I Am Evidence. Wed, Mar. 18, 5:30pm – 8:00pm. Student Union Theater, 5100 Cherry St, 1st Floor. Join us for a free showing of I Am Evidence, a documentary that examines the alarming number of untested rape kits in the United States, and a discussion after the film about the impact that sexual assault has on victims and the community. Co-sponsored by UMKC Women’s Center, UMKC Criminal Justice and Criminology Club, and the Criminal Justice and Criminology Department.
  • Cookies, Cupcakes, and Consent. Enjoy a presentation and open discussion on consent, what consent looks like, and why it’s important. This presentation is available upon request with a minimum requirement of 10 participants and a maximum requirement of 30 participants. Please contact Maya Burtin, Violence Prevention Coordinator, at mburtin@umkc.edu to request a presentation.

April

  • International Day Against Victim-Blaming. Fri, Apr. 3. Like the UMKC Violence Prevention & Response Program on Facebook to see and share our daily updates during the International Day Against Victim-Blaming. https://www.facebook.com/umkcvpr.
  • What’s Your Green Dot? Information Table. Tues, Apr. 7, 11:30am – 1:30pm. Miller Nichols Learning Center Lobby, 800 E. 51st St, 1st Floor. Stop by to find out what a Green Dot is and how you can use them to help create a safer campus. Then create your own Green Dot as a symbol of your commitment to a violence-free campus.
  • Sexual Assault Awareness Month Tables. Check out our tables for information about sexual assault and what to do if you or a friend has experienced sexual violence. Co-sponsored by Student Disability Services, Counseling Services, UMKC Women’s Center, and A Window Between Worlds.

Thurs, Apr. 9, 11:30am – 1:30pm. Atterbury Student Success Center, 5000 Holmes St, 1st Floor

Tues, Apr. 21, 12:00pm – 2:00pm. Student Union, 5100 Cherry St, 2nd Floor.

  • Cover the Cruiser. Wed, Apr. 15, 11:00am – 2:00pm. University Walkway, 51st and Holmes St. Join VPR in this sexual violence prevention campaign by writing messages of support for victims of sexual violence, how you can use your voice to make a difference, or pledging to make a commitment to believe victims. Then place your pledge or message on a UMKC police car. Co-sponsored by UMKC Police Department.
  • Denim Day. Wed, Apr. 29. Join this sexual violence prevention and education campaign and make a social statement with fashion by wearing jeans on this day as a visible means of protest against the misconceptions surrounding sexual assault. Stop by the information table on the Quad and learn how you can participate and make a statement about ending sexual violence. Co-sponsored by UMKC Women’s Center.
  • Cookies, Cupcakes, and Consent. Enjoy a presentation and open discussion on consent, what consent looks like, and why it’s important. This presentation is available upon request with a minimum requirement of 10 participants and a maximum requirement of 30 participants. Please contact Maya Burtin, Violence Prevention Coordinator, at mburtin@umkc.edu to request a presentation.

May

  • Cookies, Cupcakes, and Consent. Enjoy a presentation and open discussion on consent, what consent looks like, and why it’s important. This presentation is available upon request with a minimum requirement of 10 participants and a maximum requirement of 30 participants. Please contact Maya Burtin, Violence Prevention Coordinator, at mburtin@umkc.edu to request a presentation.