Attend a CARE Event or Request Event Assistance

 

CARE hosts a number of events throughout the year, including The Clothesline Project (October & April), Purple Light Nights (October), The Neurobiology of Trauma & Healing (March), and Take Back the Night (April). 

Check out CARE’s Event Planning Toolkit to get help planning your event. Request event support from CARE using the form below!

 

Date Event Time/Location Description
Tuesday, September 14, 2021 CARE in Conversation: Red Zone 12:30pm-2pm | Zoom September's CARE in Conversations centers on the Red Zone, the time between the start of the fall semester and Thanksgiving break, where a majority of all college sexual assault occurs on campuses. We will unpack the dynamics that contribute to this period of heightened instances of violences, and how we, as a community, can work towards reducing them.
Thursday, September 30, 2021 Student Leader Summit Pilot 3pm-5pm | Zoom The pilot will cover: bystander intervention, responding to a disclosure, referring to resources, stages of change, and ways to facilitate conversations & engage group members around the topic of power-based violence prevention! You do not need to hold an executive board position in a student organization in order to attend the pilot. Participants will be entered into a raffle! Register at: go.umd.edu/caresls.
Tuesday, October 12, 2021 CARE in Conversation: Online Relationships 12:30pm-2pm | CCC October's CARE in Conversation focuses on online relationships, specifically navigating the dynamics of online dating apps. We will explore healthy/unhealthy interactions, red flags, and digital consent and communication.
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 The Clothesline Project Hornbake Plaza - 10am-3pm Online - CARE Social Media Channels 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 Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
Thursday, October 21st, 2021 Purple Lights Night 4:00pm - 6:30pm | McKeldin Mall Purple Lights Night (PLN) is the CARE office’s annual relationship violence awareness event hosted during Domestic Violence Awareness Month. CARE Outreach Peers plan and organize PLN in order to raise awareness about relationship violence in college-aged populations and to provide information about healthy relationships and CARE services. Join us Thursday, October 21st from 4:00-6:30pm on the McKeldin Mall to learn more about maintaining healthy relationships with both friends and romantic partners. There will be educational games, free giveaways, the opportunity to paint your own pumpkin and receive a free Raise Your Voice t-shirt custom tie-dyed for you by CARE Outreach Peers! We will also take a moment of silence to honor both past and current survivors and victims of relationship violence. Refreshments and food will also be provided for participants. We are partnering with the Sexual Assault Prevention Committee (SAPC) to provide this event. To learn more about the resources and reporting options for survivors on campus visit https://umd.edu/raise-your-voice.
Tuesday, November 9, 2021 CARE in Conversation: Trauma, Self-Care, and Supporting Survivors 12:30pm-2pm | Location TBD November's CARE in Conversation considers the impact of trauma on individuals and communities, the importance of self-care for everyone, supporting survivors in the ways they want to be supported, and the ways in which all of these topics are interconnected.
Tuesday, December 7, 2021 CARE in Conversation: Stalking on Campuses 12:30pm-2pm | Location TBD December's CARE in Conversation will examine stalking on college campuses, and the environmental, social, and cultural factors that contribute to it. We will discuss examples, unique campus risks, and ways to intervene.

Interested in Hosting your own event?

The CARE to Stop Violence Team is always looking for an opportunity to raise awareness of the CARE office’s services and other topics related to power-based violence. Our Outreach team specializes in collaborating, planning, and executing events with groups both on and off campus. CARE Outreach Peers are available to table at your event, provide a brief informational announcement about CARE to the audience, or help you plan your event. Use this form to contact our Outreach Team to get involved:

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