2020

November

Snow the Signs of Consent

Join us on Tuesday, December 1, for a discussion on the topic of consent so your college experience won’t end in an “avalanche” of consequences.  Answer the questions:  What is consent?  What is not consent?  How do I get consent?

Presentation: Behind the Post

How does social media affect our relationships? Join us on Wednesday, November 18, to better understand the difference between healthy and unhealthy relationships and the role that technology can play in these relationships.

Maintaining Healthy Relationships Through the Pandemic

An online discussion on Tuesday, November 17, will include how to recognize an unhealthy relationship, how to safely leave a relationship, and what resources are available to you or a friend who may need help.  Components of a healthy relationship will be presented as well as how the pandemic plays a role. 

Green Dot Bystander Intervention Training, Nov. 12

Green Dot is a violence prevention program at IUP. Join us on Zoom on Thursday, November 12, to learn how to become an active voice and step in when somebody needs it the most.

It's On Us IUP Presentation

Join us on Monday, November 9, to learn more about the It’s On Us national campaign that encourages all of us to be better bystanders and teaches us about about power-based personal violence, sexual violence prevention, and more. 

October

Domestic Violence Graveyard and Silent Witness Display

In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness month, the Haven Project will host a visual display in the courtyard of Stephenson Hall on Wednesday, October 28. Come read the true stories of those that were killed by domestic violence, learn statistics, and resources for help in our community.  

It's On Us IUP Volunteer Training: Monday, Oct. 26

Come and learn about the national campaign that encourages all of us to be better bystanders and teaches us about power-based personal violence, sexual violence prevention, toxic masculinity, and more.

What's Love Got To Do With It? Presentation #2

Learn about healthy and unhealthy relationships, love styles, love languages, and signs of dating and domestic violence. Staff from Alice Paul House will provide information on Monday, October 19, via Zoom about resources that are available for those who need it.

Group Therapy at Counseling Center Begins Soon

The Counseling Center is available to offer online counseling services to assist enrolled students Monday through Friday, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm. This is an opportunity for you to talk with other students who have similar experiences while providing support and perspective.

What's Love Got To Do With It?

Join the Haven Project on Thursday evening for a Zoom presentation about love styles, love languages, signs of healthy and unhealthy relationships and domestic/dating violence.

Watch for Silent Witnesses Across Campus in October

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, so watch for the Haven Project’s Silent Witness Display to move through the residence halls. Silent Witnesses will be rotating throughout the month.

Green Dot Hosts Free Scavenger Hunt During Week of Action

IUP Green Dot plans to host a free Scavenger Hunt for students during their Week of Action: October 5–9. The first one to locate the Green Dot each day will be entered to win a Sheetz gift card.

September

Domestic Violence Volunteer Training

The Haven Project will hold a training on the subject of Domestic Violence on September 30.  Attendees will be eligible to volunteer to help with events in October for Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

Counseling Center is Here if You Need Support

The Counseling Center is available to offer online counseling services to assist enrolled students. This would be an opportunity for you to meet one-one-one with a counselor through Zoom. Faculty members are available to consult with all members of the IUP community.

Don't Miss Chalk the Walk and RAINN Day 2020

Join the Haven Project to offer your support for survivors and show that you are an ally in the fight against sexual violence.

Haven Project Announces RAINN Day 2020

Come to the Oak Grove to see the display of umbrellas and show that you are an ally in the fight against sexual violence. IUP RAINN Day will be on Wednesday, September 23, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (weather pending).

Chalk the Walk to Support Survivors for RAINN Day 2020

Create a visual display across the Oak Grove for RAINN Day 2020. Join the Haven Project on Tuesday, September 22, from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. in the Oak Grove. Show your support to survivors of sexual violence by chalking supportive messages, facts, and recovery resources (weather pending).

Haven Project Seeks Volunteers to Help With RAINN Day 2020

The IUP Haven Project will hold training for volunteers who would like to help with RAINN Day (September 23, 2020). Come and learn all the ways that you can help and make a difference.

August

Volunteers Wanted for RAINN Day 2020

The IUP Haven Project will hold training for volunteers who would like to help with RAINN Day, sponsored each September by the Haven Project. RAINN (Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network) is the largest anti-sexual assault organization in the United States.  

April

Encouraging and Supportive Signs Needed for Survivors of Sexual Assault

Create a sign of support for survivors of sexual assault. Students, faculty, staff, and administrators are asked to download the template and submit it by April 27.

Make a Sign to Support Survivors of Sexual Assault

Join the Haven Project to make encouraging signs for survivors of sexual assault. The signs will be combined into a video on April 28.

“What Were You Wearing” Digital Exhibit: Help End Victim Blaming

The IUP Haven Project and IUP Fashion Merchandising Program are sharing the What Were You Wearing Campaign (Digital Exhibit) from April 21 until April 24. Join us and help to end the myth that clothing impacts sexual assault.

Show Support for Survivors By Completing a “What Would You Tell A Survivor” Sign

We need you to stand up and show your support by creating an encouraging sign for survivors of sexual assault by using the sign template for the What Would You Tell a Survivor activity.

What Were You Wearing Campaign (Digital Exhibit): A Response to One of our Culture's Greatest Pervasive Rape Myths

View the What Were You Wearing Campaign digital exhibit to dismantle the myth that sexual assault occurs due to what a person is wearing.

Help IUP Show Support With “What Would You Tell A Survivor” Signs

Stand up and show your support by creating an encouraging sign for survivors of sexual assault. The Haven Project is asking everyone, students, faculty, staff, and administrators, to stand up and show how IUP supports survivors of sexual assault by filling out a sign showing encouragement for victims and survivors of sexual assault.

Wednesday is the Day to Show Your Support for Survivors of Sexual Assault: Virtual Speak Out

Tonight is the Virtual Speak Out for sexual assault survivors. We encourage you to attend and let survivors know that others care and are there to listen, even if we can’t be there in person. All of the stories were anonymously submitted and will be read by the Haven Project.

Virtual Speak Out to Share Anonymous Survivor Stories for Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Join the IUP Haven Project for a Virtual Speak Out on April 15 at 5:00 p.m. on the Haven Project social media pages or website.

IUP Supports Survivors of Sexual Assault via Virtual Speak Out

Join the IUP Haven Project for a Virtual Speak Out on April 15 at 5:00 p.m. on the Haven Project’s social media outlets.

Support Survivors of Sexual Violence: Join the Virtual Speak Out

Join the Haven Project to show support for victims of sexual violence at our Virtual Speak Out on April 15 at 5:00 p.m.

Haven Project is Supporting Survivors: Submit Anonymous Stories for Virtual Speak Out

The IUP Haven Project is asking for people to submit anonymous survivor stories for a virtual speak out on April 15.

Looking for Survivor Stories for Virtual Speak Out for Sexual Assault Awareness Month

The Haven Project is looking for survivors to share their anonymous stories for a virtual Speak Out on April 15 at 5:00 p.m. to support victims and survivors of sexual violence.

Help Us Hold a Virtual Speak Out for Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Even though we can't be together for Take Back the Night, the Haven Project is asking survivors of sexual violence to share their stories anonymously so we can hold a Virtual Speak Out on April 15.

March

Haven Project Event Cancellations: March and April 2020

IUP's Haven Project announces cancellations of its planned activities/events for March and April 2020, including all events associated with Take Back the Night.

Free Koru Mindfulness Class Begins: Open Your Mind, Manage Your Stress

Koru captures the representation of balance between growth and stability. This course, consisting of four classes, is designed to teach mindfulness and meditation skills.

CANCELED Green Dot Training—Everyone Welcome!

What is a Green Dot? Come and learn all about the Green Dot Bystander-Intervention Program. This training will equip you with information about barriers to action and realistic solutions. Let's work together to create a culture less tolerant of violence.

CANCELED Six O'Clock Series: “Escalation” Film Recognizes Signs of Relationship Violence

Escalation, a short but powerful film recognizing the signs of relationship abuse, will be shown on Monday, March 16, at 6:00 p.m. in the HUB Ohio Room.

Volunteer Training #1 for Take Back the Night 2020

Come and learn how you can help support survivors and victims of sexual violence by becoming a volunteer for Take Back the Night 2020. The first training session is March 5.

CANCELED - Help Dismantle Myths Surrounding Clothing and Sexual Assault with the “What Were You Wearing” Campaign

CANCELED - The Haven Project and the Fashion Merchandising program are partnering together to create the What Were You Wearing Campaign at IUP.  They are asking for survivor stories to make this campaign a success.

February

Sign-Making Workshop: Take Back the Night

Join the Haven Project on Tuesday, March 3, and create a sign to support victims and survivors of sexual violence at the Take Back The Night March.

Loving Every-Body: A Conversation About Body Image

Join us on Wednesday, February 26, as we welcome guest speaker Ravonne Maxon, of the Renfrew Center in Pittsburgh, for a presentation on body image.

Counseling Center Offers an Additional Group Counseling Group

Do you struggle to maintain close relationships? Looking to practice new ways to express your feelings? A new Understanding Self and Others Group will meet Tuesdays at 3:30 p.m.

Green Dot Volunteer Training in February

Learn how you can be an active bystander and help those around you to make IUP a safer place for all. Green Dot Bystander Intervention training takes place on Monday, February 24.

Anxiety Clinic Held Wednesdays at Counseling Center

The Anxiety Clinic will be held Wednesdays from 2:30 to 4:00 p.m. at the Counseling Center. In this group, students will learn more about symptoms of anxiety, how anxiety impacts daily functioning of the body, as well as skills to manage stress and reduce overall anxiety.

What Were You Wearing Campaign: Stories About Survivors of Sexual Violence

The Haven Project and the Fashion Merchandising program are partnering together for a second year to set up the What Were You Wearing Campaign at IUP. We are asking for stories from faculty, staff, administration, students, and the community to make this project a success again this year.

Clothesline Project: T-Shirt Making Workshop for Victims and Survivors

Victims and survivors of sexual and domestic violence are invited to come and design a shirt on Thursday, February 20, all of which will be anonymously  displayed as part of Take Back The Night to raise awareness and show support for victims and survivors of these crimes. 

Presentation on Healthy Relationships

Are you in a healthy relationship? Learn the characteristics of a healthy versus unhealthy relationship and what resources are available if you need help. Join us on Tuesday, February 18.

Stalking: Signs, Safety Apps, and Support

A stalking presentation to discuss signs, red flags, safety apps, and available support on and off campus will be held on Tuesday,  February 11, from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. in the HUB Allegheny Room. 

It's Not Too Late! Sign Up for Koru Mindfulness Classes

Learn mindfulness and meditation by joining the free four-week class.

January

The Haven Project Hosts Healthy Relationships Volunteer Training February 4

The Haven Project will conduct a Healthy Relationships volunteer training Tuesday, February 4 from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in Suites on Maple East G-60.  Learn about unhealthy relationships, healthy relationships, and resources for support.

Counseling Center Therapy Groups for Spring 2020

Five different therapy groups available to students for the spring 2020 semester.

Pups Against Perps on January 23

Stop by and meet Ranger and all of the therapy dogs. Information will also be provided on the subject of stalking, and resources will be available.