2014 Safety Week: September 15-20, 2014
Check back soon for 2014 Safety Week programs!
2013 Safety Week Programs:
9.11.13 at 8:00-10:00am Commons-Clearwater
The mission of the Safe Zone Program is to create a safe and welcoming environment at UI for LGBTQ students, faculty, and staff by developing and maintaining a network of informed faculty, staff, and student who are willing to be visibly supportive of people on campus who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, or Transgender.
Allies pledge to foster a campus climate in which everyone, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity will feel safe, supported, respected and affirmed. Safe Zone trainings are offered through the Office of Human Rights Access and Inclusion
. For more information call 885-4285 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
9.16.13 from 3:00 to 8:00pm Commons-Whitewater
For the 2013 Katy Benoit Safety Forum, we welcome our Violence Prevention Program Coordinator Virginia Solan and Alternative to Violence of the Palouse to provide an afternoon of programs that promote healthy relationships, bystander intervention, relationship violence resources and support.
3:00-5:00 pm What’s Your Green Dot? (Green Dot & Bystander Overview)
5:00-6:00 pm How to Help A Friend: Sexual Assault & Relationship Violence Survivors’ Speaker’s Bureau presentation & Q&A
6:00-7:00 pm Stalking, Social Media & Technology
7:00-8:00 pm Get the Facts! Red Flags & Relationships
9.17.13 & 9.18.13 10:00am to 2:00pm Commons
Stop by the Vandal Alert table in the Commons to update your personal information so that you can receive emergency notifications on your phone. You can also get more information about our campus SafeWalk program.
Health Hut-Bystander Intervention
9.18.13 at 10:00am-2:00pm Commons Plaza-Outside
The Health Hut table provides information for students to identify risky behavior or situations, understand the unique power of peers, safely and effectively intervene, and encourage them to reach out and help to keep fellow Vandals healthy and safe.
Sexual Assault: Know what to do when students tell you (for staff/faculty)
9.18.13 (Commons-Aurora) 9.19.13 (Commons-Clearwater) at 3:30pm
Associate Dean of Students, Craig Chatriand will host a training for staff and faculty to provide them wwith the tools and resources that they need to help students who report sexual assault to them.
Stop the Hate Training
9.18.13 at 3:30 pm Commons-Clearwater RSVP to 885.6716
Stop the Hate is a nationwide program that focuses on fighting hate crimes and bias incidents on campuses. This is an excellent program for use in residence hall and undergraduate classrooms. This program is very engaging and interactive and designed for college students & faculty/staff to really think and take ownership about their own and their peer’s actions.
9.18.13 at 6:30pm Student Rec Center front lawn
This workshop focuses on how to get away from an attacker, using your voice, strategic kicks and strikes, and safety awareness.
9.19.13 10:30am to 2:30pm Commons
The Counseling & Testing Center will provide an opportunity for students to self-asses their alcohol habits, and discuss any areas of concern with a counselor. They will provide giveaways and FREE PIZZA to all participants.
9.19.13 at 12:30pm TLC227
As a part of a weekly program sponsored by the LGBTQA office, the OUT Lunch is an opportunity to meet new people and talk about current events. This week's focus will be on LGBTQA student health & safety. The event is open to all, and you may bring your own lunch or enjoy a PB & J on the house!
9.19.13 at 8:00pm Ag Sci Auditorium
On September 19th, the University of Idaho hosts its annual awareness-raising Take Back the Night event. Take Back the Night provides members of the campus and local community with an opportunity to take a stand, break the silence, and reclaim the night in protest of all forms of violence and assault.