October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Oct 6th - Healthy Relationships / Safe Online Dating Webinar
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
This webinar will explore how to safely connect with your 'bae' in an online space. Participants will learn about consent and boundaries in dating, practice communication skills, and learn about dating resources.
Oct 7th - Yoga
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Yoga instructor Kelsey Delane will host an hour of yoga for all levels. As October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, this class will be taught through a trauma-informed lens. Participants will learn health and wellness skills.
Oct 14th - Title IX Open House
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Learn more about Title IX policies and how the Title IX Office can support you through sexual misconduct reporting, providing supportive measures, and training and awareness programs. Feel free to join or leave Dr. Carla Martinez, Title IX Coordinator at Golden West College, and Shannon Quihuiz, Title IX Coordinator at Orange Coast College, at any point during the two hours.
Oct 15th - Wear Purple in Honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Digitally share support for survivors of domestic violence by wearing purple. Post a picture on Instagram tag @orangecoasttitleix #DVAM or through the college's app.
Oct 15th - Self-Defense Class
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Join this interactive training on awareness, prevention, risk reduction, and avoidance. Participants will have the opportunity to practice hands-on self-defense.
Oct 20th - We Can't Wait: Imagining a World with Racial Justice and Survivor Healing
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
In this workshop, presenter Rae Chaloult will aim to contextualize sexual violence within current conversations of racism, White supremacy, and racial justice movements. This is an opportunity for participants to sharpen skills on anti-racism education, responding to trauma, and begin to answer the question: can you imagine a world free from sexual violence?
Oct 23rd - Sexual Violence and the Impact on Survivors of Color
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Waymakers Sexual Assault Victim Services team will provide information on the impact of sexual violence when working with survivors of color. Marginalized communities oftentimes face barriers when seeking community services. SAVS will discuss overall barriers such as culture, systemic fear, community isolation, etc. that prevent or limit survivors from accessing resources to help them process sexual violence. The SAVS team will also discuss community resources available for survivors and significant others of survivors.
Oct 30th - Green Dot Bystander Training
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Interested in learning about bystander intervention and how to end power-based personal violence on campus? In this two-hour Green Dot Bystander Training, participants will learn how to recognize warning signs, actively intervene using reactive and proactive green dots, and learn how to make a difference at Coast Community College District. Students only and limited to 30 spots.
All Zoom links and passcods will be emailed at least one week prior to each event.