|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.