Sexual and Domestic Violence Services at the Center works to educate the community about intimate violence, to support survivors, and to empower everyone to resist abuse.
Sexual and Domestic Violence Services
Sexual Assault Leadership Council
The Sexual Assault Leadership Council is the umbrella organization of
sexual assault-related student groups at UVa. SALC consists of the
three student peer education groups (SAFE, SAPA, and 1 in 4) and a
feminist groups (FIFE). SALC coordinates the efforts of
these groups, helps organize Take Back the Night in the spring and
Domestic Violence Awareness Week in the fall, and works to develop and
refine the presentations of each of the peer education groups.
External Chair: Leslie Keena
Internal Chair: Katherine Jetton
Peer Education Groups
Sexual Assault Facts and Education (SAFE) is an
organization of students trained to advocate for survivors who provide
informational presentations to student groups on a range of topics
relating to sexual violence.
>> Download the
application to join SAFE!
Sexual Assault Peer Advocates (SAPA) seeks to
promote a culture of support for sexual assault survivors at UVA through
presentations to groups and advocacy on behalf of survivors in the
community. To find out more about SAPA, click here.
One in Four is an
all-male peer education group that educates men on how to help survivors
of sexual assault and works to help end violence against women. Click here for more information.
Feminism Is For Everyone (FIFE) is a new feminist group at UVa and the brainchild of a budding feminist community and a conglomoration of prexisting groups (AWAKE & NOW).