Violence Prevention

National Campaigns

Each year USF celebrates and observes national campaigns to support survivors of violence, increase awareness, and prevent violence on our campus. Use the links below to learn more about national campaigns and the events we hold!

Relationship Violence Awareness Month Events

October is Relationship Violence Awareness Month! 

Join in on the following events to learn how to prevent violence, get connected to resources, and support survivors of relationship violence!

October 1st Clothesline Project Self Care Kick-Off 

11am-2pm in MSC 2708

All survivors of relationship violence are welcome to come and decorate a piece of donated clothing with advocates and counselors available to aid in the healing process! This event is open to ALL USF faculty, staff and students. There will be self-care activities such as art and craft therapy, support staff, refreshments and deserts, all in an environment of support and recovery. You are not alone.

Hosted by: Center for Victim Advocacy and Violence Prevention

In Collaboration with: USF Counseling Center, Center for Student Well-Being, Students with Disabilities Services, Title IX

For more information on this event click here.

October 8th Open Student Bystander Intervention Training

2:15-3:30pm in MSC 3705

Come out to this open training to learn how to step in and safely prevent violence in your community! FREE Got Consent prizes for all attendees.

Hosted by: Center for Victim Advocacy and Violence Prevention

For more information on this event click here.

October 10th Red Flag Display

2-5:00pm CHE/BSF Lawn

Follow the red flags out to the CHE/BSF lawn and participate by filling out a red or green flag of relationship violence. Give-aways, resources and support available for all that stop by.

Hosted by: Center for Victim Advocacy and Violence Prevention

October 21st At the Heart of Gold: Inside the USA Gymnastics Scandal Film Presentation and Panel with producers

5pm in the Oval Theatre

October 22nd Red Flag Display

12-3:00pm College of Public Health lawn

Follow the red flags out to the CHE/BSF lawn and participate by filling out a red or green flag of relationship violence. Give-aways, resources and support available for all that stop by.

Hosted by: Center for Victim Advocacy and Violence Prevention

October 23rd Fresh Check Day

11am-2:00pm MSC Ampitheatre

Hosted by: Center for Student Well-Being

October 23rd Wellness Wednesday: Healthy Relationships

5:30-7:30pm at the Village Courtyard

Hosted by: Center for Student Well-Being

October 24th Campus Safety Day

10am-2:00pm

Hosted by: Department of Emergency Management and University Police Department

October 29th Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

11:30am-2pm MSC Ampitheatre

Hear from keynote speakers, support survivors of relationship violence, and walk a mile in her shoes. Heels are provided.

Hosted by: Center for Victim Advocacy and Violence Prevention & One Love Student Organization

For more information on this event, click here.

October 30th Wellness Wednesday: Healthy Relationships

5:30-7:30pm at the Juniper Poplar Lobby

Hosted by: Center for Student Well-Being

Do you have an event you'd like to add to our Relationship Violence Awareness Month calendar? Email va@usf.edu!