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Gender Violence & Social Change

Interns and Gender Violence and Social Change staff collaborate with UVA students, faculty, administrators, staff, and organizations to foster non-violent, healthy relationships across Grounds. 

Typical Activities for Interns on this team

  • Domestic Violence Awareness Month and Red Flag Week
  • Survivor Support Network Training
  • Collaborate with cross-Grounds coalitions on Take Back the Night Week to include hosting the Day of Healing

Browse the Related Events and From the Blog items linked on this page to learn more about who's involved with this team and what they do. 

Survivor Support Network Training

Have you encountered students or co-workers whose academic or work performance was impacted by a history of victimization? Become an ally to survivors of sexual assault, intimate partner violence, stalking, and child sexual abuse by training as a member of UVA’s Survivor Support Network. During the course of this 2-1/2 hour program, you will learn effective strategies to support your students and colleagues, learn about local resources and become part of an on-Grounds network that is designed to make visible the dedicated support for victims that exists at the University. We will provide you with the resources and ongoing support you will need.

Individual faculty and staff members can find scheduled training sessions to join on our calendar. Departments, units or schools interested in scheduling a session for a larger group should contact Claire Kaplan at 982-2774 or cnk2r@virginia.edu.