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The Movement Peer Educators

The Movement is a recognized student organization that focuses on interpersonal violence peer education and advocacy efforts. The Movement peer educators are paid, trained peer educators who facilitate workshops on issues of gender equity and social justice. The organization meets weekly to discuss current events, work on facilitation skills, create workshops and much more.

Some of the workshops available through The Movement include Sexual Violence 101, Bystander Behaviors and Stalking 101. In addition, The Movement plays a role in campus-wide prevention and advocacy programming efforts such as Take Back the Night and Smash the Scale.

Interested in becoming a part of The Movement?

Movement Peer Educators participate in a 6-week, 20-hour training focused on increasing content knowledge, developing facilitation skills and preparing to engage in dialogue centered on interpersonal violence prevention. As an ongoing Movement member, you will be asked to sign up for a designated number of workshops to facilitate throughout the semester, as well as assist with large-scale programming initiatives. The Movement accepts new members twice a year; decisions on all applicants will be made before the start of the fall and spring semesters.

For more information about becoming a member, please contact Carlyn Wright-Eakes.

List of Officers:

Co-Presidents: Kat Kirby and Leah Block
Vice President: Lila Crick
Co-Secretaries: Priyanka Kallem and Tashana Flewwellin
Treasurer: Amanda Lieberman Kenney
Co-Outreach Liaisons: Kate Butler and Kristen Froehlich

Interested in having The Movement facilitate a workshop for your group or organization?

Please complete our workshop request form.

Workshop/ training offerings

Peer Education Workshops

Supporting Survivors 101 (1 hour)
Join the Movement Peer Educators to learn  ways to best support survivors of interpersonal violence. This workshop includes training, engagement and practice led by peers to equip participants with tools that they can use when working with peers who identify as survivors.
Stalking 101 (1 hour)
Join the Movement Peer Educators as they lead a facilitation surrounding stalking on a college campus. Participants will gain a greater understanding of stalking, potential responses to being stalked and resources related to stalking that are available on and off campus.
Consent 101 (1 hour)
Join the Movement Peer Educators in an interactive, in depth conversation focused on consent. Participants will learn what consent may look or sound like, and what it is not. This workshop also creates space for participants and peer educators to discuss how to navigate real life scenarios in which giving or obtaining consent may be complicated.
Healthy Relationships 101 (1 hour)
Join the Movement Peer Educators as they provide participants with introductory information regarding healthy relationships. Participants will recognize the differences between healthy and unhealthy relationships, know that healthy relationships are attainable and  become aware of resources available in regards to relationship violence.
Bystander Behavior 101 (1 hour)
Join the Movement Peer Educators to connect to YOUR role as a bystander and identify ways that YOU can intervene to make our community a safer place given the obstacles students face.
Sexual Violence 101 (1 hour)
Join the Movement Peer Educators as they teach you introductory information regarding sexual violence. Participants will gain a greater understanding of rape, consent, and sexual assault and become aware of resources available on campus related to sexual violence.

New for 2018/2019

IPV on A College Campus (90 minutes)
Research shows that individuals ages 18-24 are the most likely to experience interpersonal violence. This workshop will discuss the various forms of violence that make up interpersonal violence which includes relationship violence, stalking and sexual violence and analyze how these forms of violence may uniquely impact college students. Furthermore, it will equip participants to provide survivors with both on and off campus resources. Workshops can be tailored to specific populations and audiences upon request.
Supporting Student Survivors of IPV (Faculty/Staff): (90 minutes)
Survivors of interpersonal violence are more likely to experience anxiety, depression, PTSD, eating disorders and thoughts of suicide due to the impact that trauma has on their emotional and physical well being. Due to this impact, it is critical that members of our campus community support survivors following victimization. This workshop will equip participants with skills and best practices in supporting survivors of IPV in a trauma informed way as well as discuss on and off campus resources. Workshops can be tailored to specific populations and audiences upon request.

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