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It's On Us - Healthy Relationships Week!
Thursday, November 19th: 2nd Annual "It's On Us" Fair
11:00AM - 2:00PM
FREE FOOD, photo booth, activities and giveaways.
- Movie Viewing and Panel Discussion. Counselors will be on-site!
- Tuesday, November 17, 2015
- The Comerford Theater, Science Building
This documentary follows several college students who have experienced sexual violence while on campus. The screening of this film is meant to raise awareness of this issue while inspiring students by the courage of survivors and activists featured in the film. A panel will be available after the screening for those who would like discuss issues that they have.
Facts from the film:
*16-20% of women who enroll in college are sexually assaulted while in college
*88% of women raped on campus do not report
*In 2012, 45% of colleges reported zero sexual assaults
*Only 2-8% of sexual assault claims are found to be false
*Less than 8% of men in college commit more than 90% of sexual assaults
*95% of college presidents say their institutions handle sexual assault "appropriately"
Freedom is what we do with what has been done to us.-Jean-Paul Sartre
POW! Peers on Wellness is a group that will provide leadership opportunities, enhance the wellness of the entire campus community, and will look impressive on your resume!
Wellness topics covered in our program are:
- stress management
- healthy relationships
- body size acceptance
- sexual assault awareness
- alcohol awareness
If you are interested in becoming a Marywood peer educator, please be in touch. Contact the Counseling/Student Development Center at 570-348-6245 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
POW! Seek the POWer to live life well!