In addition to providing the IU East community with information and resources about sexual violence and misconduct on the Safety at IU East website, we also strive to raise awareness about healthy relationships, sexual health, etc throughout the Healthy at IU East website and by hosting a number of events during Domestic Violence Awareness Month every October. Watch for announcements on the IU East Events Calendar, in your email, and around campus.
- Pin a Ribbon: Ribbons sympolize survivors and victims of dating and domestic violence.
- Collection Box: Donate items to A Better Way (formerly Genesis of Richmond) to support victims of domestic violence.
- #IUEGoesPurple4DV: Wear a PURPLE ribbon every day in October in support of survivors and victims of dating and domestic violence. Ribbons available around campus.
- Social Media Campaign all month long on @IUEastTitleIX on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
- Day of Action: A day to focus awareness on sexual violence prevention including a resource table, swag and prizes, and Paint the Campus TEAL when students can paint their name on campus windows in support or express themselves artistically through sidewalk chalk.
- It's On Us Pledge Drive: Take the It’s On Us Pledge, receive a free t-shirt, and commit to being a catalyst for change.
- Green Dot Bystander Intervention Workshop: The Green Dot strategy educates and empowers students, staff and faculty to create a community where violence is not tolerated and everyone plays a part in creating a culture of respect.
- It's On Us T-Shirt Day: Wear your It’s On Us t-shirt all day and join us on the Quad for a group photo.
- The Clothesline Project: Use your voice to share your story or support survivors by decorating a t-shirt that will be displayed on clotheslines around campus.
- Walk a Mile in Her Shoes: For the benefit of A Better Way. Participants will walk one mile in women’s high-heeled shoes to raise awareness about rape, sexual assault, and gender violence. Allies are encouraged to walk for ALL victims of sexualized violence. For detailed information about the event and how to register and donate, please visit iue.edu/walkamile.