Consent Event 2018

Consent Event 2018

CONSENT EVENT Walk & Fun Run 8:30 am Registration Opens 10:00 am Race Start Saturday, May 26th, 2018 Broadmoor Lake Park, Sherwood Park   Join us for our 3rd Annual Consent Event Fun Run/Walk!!! All money raised will go directly in supporting those who have been impacted by sexual violence. This year we added some extra incentives to our pledges. If you can raise $1000 for SAFFRON, we will give you a $100 gift card to a place of your choice!! You can download our Pledge Form on our Facebook Page!  Sign up today at Running Room Website!   HUGE Thank You to our 2018 Sponsors!!!     ...
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Consent Event: Walk + Fun Run

Consent Event: Walk + Fun Run

  We are pleased to announce our FIRST ANNUAL CONSENT EVENT Walk & Fun Run Fundraising Event which was held at Broadmoor Lake Park in Sherwood Park on Saturday, May 28th, 2016 was a huge SUCCESS!! Thank you to our Participants, Volunteers, Staff and our Sponsors Arctic Chiller, The Body Shop, UFC Gym, Investors Group, World Health Club, Save On Foods, Outback Dog Grooming, The Running Room, GoodLife Fitness, Second Cup, LifeMark, Imperial Oil, County Clothes Line, Bath and Body Works, Park Avenue Specialties, Sherwood Park News, Safeway, Café Haven, Information and Volunteer Centre for Strathcona County, Costco, NewAd      ...
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School’s In

School’s In

Autumn is a time of excitement for many young adults as they start their studies in post-secondary schools all across the country. But for some, the first year of school will leave a scar. On average, eight on-campus sexual assaults will occur within the first eight weeks of school. Sadly, 20-25% of undergraduate women report having been subjected to unwanted touching, kissing, or other sexual acts. A 2013 study of sexual assaults reported to the Ottawa hospital showed that 90 percent of victims voluntarily consumed alcohol or drugs, with 60 percent thinking they had been drugged. With such shocking statistics, what can we do to prevent you, your friends, or your children from becoming a victim? or the perpetrator?   Talk about consent – what is it, why you need it, how to ask for it. Talk about drugs and alcohol – how they limit your judgment and can lead to high-risk behaviours. Engage men – most men are not perpetrators and can interrupt or...
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