October has been designated as Relationship Violence Awareness Month (RVAM) to promote public awareness of interpersonal violence and to provide communities and individuals with information on how to prevent and respond to physical, sexual, or emotional abuse between partners.
A full schedule of events on and off campus has been planned for the month in collaboration with a number of campus and community sponsors.
For more information about the month’s schedule of events, please visit http://rvam.web.unc.edu/rvam-event-schedule/
For information on how to get help if you or a friend is in an abusive relationship or has experienced interpersonal violence, please visit safe.unc.edu.
RVAM 2014 is sponsored by Student Wellness, Carolina Women’s Center, UNC SWAG, Project Dinah, One Act, UNC LGBTQ Center, UNC Black Student Movement’s Celebration of Black Womanhood and EmBrACE, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., UNC Law Domestic Violence Action Project, Compass Center for Women and Families, the Beta Lambda Chapter of Omega Phi Beta Sorority Inc., UNC Hospitals Beacon Program, Carolina Men Care, and the UNC Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life and Community Involvement.