Love Shouldn't Hurt
The month of October is recognized nationally as domestic violence awareness month. SPU participates in this national campaign by raising awareness on campus about domestic violence and dating violence, also known as intimate partner violence. SPU wants to help students and employees understand, prevent, and (if applicable) recover from domestic and dating violence.
FEATURED OCTOBER EVENTS
Red Flag Campaign - Ongoing
Survivor Love Letter – Virtual
October 22nd - Wear Purple for Domestic Violence Awareness Day. Post a picture on social media bring awareness to the epidemic of domestic violence co-occurring with the pandemic.
Webinars and Workshops
27th Annual Domestic Violence Conference (County of Santa Clara) - This free conference will examine the long-term--and sometimes hidden--impacts of domestic violence on the health and well-being of the entire family and the long journey towards healing. Visit the website for a full list of webinars. Some offerings include
- October 16 at 11:30am “The Little Blue Bubble: How Teen Dating Violence Manifests Online”
- October 16 at 2:00pm “Universal Education: A Local Approach to Improving Health Outcomes for Survivors”
- October 26 at 8:00am “The Last Warning Shot presented by the Training Institute on Strangulation Prevention”
- October 30 at 11:30am “Supporting Queer and Trans Survivors Self Determination”
At Home with One Love Fall Sessions - One Love was founded in honor of Yeardley Love: A young woman who tragically lost her life at 22. Her death was completely preventable. Their mission is to make sure that it doesn’t happen to others. Register for their Virtual Workshops – one registration to attend one or more workshops. Some upcoming workshops:
- October 22 at 2pm “10 Signs and the Disabled Community”
- October 29 at 1pm “Deconstructing Racism + Discrimination Using the 10 Signs”