Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Date Change: Task Force on Gender-Based Violence

Hi everyone,

We hope you’ve had a chance to look at the schedule for “Consent is Sexy Week”. It’s jam-packed and it's clearly going to be THE place to be!

Due to scheduling conflicts with CUSA's elections, we have re-scheduled the Task Force on Gender-Based Violence to TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 8TH FROM 11:30-2:30PM in the atrium of Carleton's campus (on the Rooster's side). We deeply apologize for the confusion. We're frustrated, too!

For those of you who have never gone to our Task Force before, it's an opportunity for the Coalition for a Carleton Sexual Assault Centre to work directly with students in making campus a safer place. Carleton is not only where we study but for many of us, it's where we work, live and play, too. We all have a vested interest in making it a safe place.

The Task Force will have a few panellists who will be speaking about the issue and giving some context. Then the floor is open!

The purpose of the Task Force is for students, staff, faculty, alumni and friends to speak on their experiences of gender-based violence and their thoughts on how to move forward. The end result is a report that is made public and presented to Carleton University administration and the media.

Have you experienced violence while at Carleton? Do you know someone who has? Did you come to Carleton as a survivor of sexual violence? Do you see a lack of critical academia in your classrooms on gender-based violence? Are you just interested in finding out more about the issue and how you can get involved?

Then bookmark Tuesday, February 8th.

Facebook Event:!/event.php?eid=149741531746557

For more information about the Task Force or to receive a copy of the last report, please contact

*The event will have trained support workers from the Carleton Sexual Assault Support Line on site. If you’re feeling triggered or are looking for long-term support for either yourself or someone you know, please connect with them*

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