Take Back the Night – An annual event as part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Take Back the Night includes a march and a speak out where survivors are empowered to share their stories of healing after violence. T-shirts painted by NCSU survivors of sexual and dating violence are displayed as another way to honor and share their experiences.
Advocacy Services – Women’s Center staff advocates provide confidential support to survivors of sexual and relationship violence including stalking. Services include crisis counseling, academic/housing advocacy, accompaniment to court, student conduct hearings, and law enforcement agencies, and referrals to other services on campus or in the community.. Students can access services by coming to the Center 9am-5pm Monday-Friday or by calling the 24-hour Relationship & Sexual Violence Phone (RSVP) Line: 919-618-RAPE (7273).
The Movement – a group of peer educators and activists of all genders who work to educate the campus about gender based violence. After successful completion of a 3-credit hour course, ECD 222, students are paid to provide workshops on campus and in the community. They also organize and implement awareness campaigns such as These Hands Don’t Hurt during Domestic Violence Awareness Month and Take Back the Night during Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
Don’t Cancel that Class: provides engaging, interactive workshops on a variety of gender and diversity issues for course instructors and campus organizations. Women’s Center staff and trained peer educators provide customizable, high-quality discussions around topics such as constructions of race and gender in the music industry, international women’s health, intimate partner violence, power & politics in sport, & much more.
Women of Welch (WOW) Village-In partnership with University Housing, the Women’s Center facilitates a “living and learning” village for undergraduate female students. Includes campus and community outreach and pairing with a WOW mentor that lives in the Village.***This is a pretty bland description. Let’s jazz it up.