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April is…

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Please see our Archway to register for events! Email ovp@ramapo.edu with any questions regarding this months events.


Tuesday, April 6th

SAAM Day of Action: The Office of Violence Prevention is inviting all students, faculty, and staff to post a picture of themselves in teal along with a short message about why it’s important to show our support for survivors. Please post and tag OVP on Instagram @rcnj_ovp


Wednesday, April 7th

SAAM Kick Off & Resource Tabling: The Office of Violence Prevention will be having sexual assault resources available at the Center for Student Involvement Office from 8am to 5pm on Wednesday April 7th! There will also be some giveaways as well from pop-sockets to tumbler mugs. 

Online Consent & Boundaries Workshop: At 6:00pm, join The Office of Violence Prevention as the Violence Intervention Peers host an Online Consent and Boundaries Workshop. This online workshop opens up discussions about how to practice consent and show respect for boundaries in person and online.


Wednesday, April 14th

Survivor Stories: The Office of Violence Prevention & The College Panhellenic Council presents Survivor Stories on Wednesday April 14th at 5:00pm. Join us as two college sexual assault survivors come and share their story with us. They will talk about their experiences within the Title IX process as well as the response they received from family and friends. Learn firsthand the proper way to support survivors and how to find resources that will help you and others.


Tuesday, April 20th

Take Back the Night Poster Making Night: Join OVP and their VIPs to make posters for Take Back the Night. On Tuesday April 20th at 7pm come make TBTN Posters for our TBTN Walk tomorrow to show your support for victims and survivors of sexual assault. Materials not provided.


Wednesday, April 21st

Take Back the Night: Take Back the Night is an annual event that raises awareness, empowers individuals, and inspires action that will bring an end to sexual assault. On Wednesday April 21st at 6pm we will join together (virtually) to walk in solidarity with victims and survivors of sexual assault. Bring your family or friends with you on our walk to show support for survivors everywhere. If you register for this event, come to CSI to pick up a TBTN T-Shirt for the event. Stick around after the walk to listen or even share poetry at our survivor poetry slam (you do not need to be a survivor to participate in the poetry reading). Those who participate in the poetry slam will receive a prize from the Office of Violence Prevention.


Thursday, April 22nd

Healthy Masculinity & SAAM TED Talk: Join us on Thursday April 22nd at 1:00pm for a discussion about how movies perpetuate toxic masculinity and raise awareness about sexual assault. We will view How Movies Teach Manhood, a TED Talk by Colin Stokes, and play a Kahoot to test your knowledge afterward.


Friday, April 23rd

SAAM Self Care Session: Join our MSW Intern in this SAAM Self Care Session on Friday, April 23rd at 1:00pm. Show support for your community members and even yourself during Sexual Assault Awareness Month by making space for self-care.


Wednesday, April 28th

Denim Day: Join us in the viewing of our Denim Day Fashion Show on Wednesday April 28th at 5:30pm. This is a day to wear jeans with a purpose, support survivors, and educate yourself about sexual assault. Come and see how you and your friends look in this cat-walk mash-up video Fashion Show.


Thursday, April 29th

Take Back the Night Global Viewing Party: Come to our viewing party of the Take Back the Night Foundation’s Global Virtual TBTN Event on Thursday April 29th at 8pm. Alternatively, register online to view by yourself. Join us for an international TBTN Event of healing and sharing.


Watch our Denim Day 2021 Fashion Show Here!!

To learn more about Denim Day click here

Ramapo College of New Jersey takes the safety, dignity, and well-being of our community very seriously.

If you or a peer was a victim/survivor of an act of violence (sexual, or otherwise); your first step, after getting to a safe place, is to seek and receive proper medical and mental health assistance.

Interpersonal violence such as Sexual Assault, is an affront to the well-being and inherent dignity of our community. Sexual assault harms individual victims and represents the possibility of ongoing harm to others. Ramapo College does not tolerate any form of power based discrimination. This includes discrimination based on sex and/or gender.

Sexual harassment, in any form; such as sexual assault, stalking, and intimate partner/interpersonal violence are harmful to the well-being of our community members, the learning/working environment, and collegiate relationships among our students, faculty, and staff. Students are strongly urged to report sexual assaults to College authorities and to the police in order to protect themselves and others.

The Office of Violence Prevention

Promotes awareness to the realities of dating violence, sexual assault, stalking and other forms of interpersonal violence. The office serves as the nerve center for violence prevention education at Ramapo College and works closely with students, faculty, staff and community partners who share Ramapo’s commitment to the eradication of gender-based violence. Our programs provide evidence-based literacy and training through innovative prevention strategies in an effort to create a community that fosters a culture of respect, affirmative consent and encourages bystander intervention.
Location: C-216 (Near the fishbowl)

Hours Spring 2021: Mon-Fri 9:00am-4:30pm ( Working out of CSI )
Phone:  (201) 684-7430
Email: ovp@ramapo.edu

MEET OUR PREVENTION EDUCATION COORDINATOR

Marie D. Attis, MPA, Office: C-214
Email: mattissp@ramapo.edu

 

MEET OUR STUDENT STAFF

Maddi McKinney : Student Office Manager & BSW Intern

Megan Dalton : Student Media Coordinator

Harrison Rose : BSW Intern & Male Outreach Coordinator

Roxana Letchi : MSW Intern 

Please follow OVP on Twitter and IG @rcnj_ovp