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Fall 2014

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Healthy Dating Series.

Healthy Dating Series

This 3-week series is facilitated by Rhonda Henry (VIP Center) and Dr. Nathan Miles (Counseling Center).

3:30-4:45pm Wednesdays October 22, 29, and November 5 @ 117 Student Center

The VIP Center and Counseling Center are working together to bring you a series of activities and discussions related to healthy dating. Attend one, or all three!

 

Ray Rice Reality Check.

Ray Rice Reality Check

October 14, 12:30-1:30pm @ VIP Center

Come join VIP for an open and honest discussion of Ray Rice and other high profile cases of domestic violence. We will talk about the dynamics of domestic violence, the interplay of race, as well as what it is like for a survivor of domestic violence.

 

Connection Cinema

Connection Cinema

Torch Song Trilogy - 7pm Thursday, Ocotber 9th @ Worsham Theater, Student Center

Mr. and Mrs. Smith - 7pm Thursday, November 7th @ Worsham Theater, Student Center

Water for Elephants- 7pm Friday, November 21st @ Worsham Theater, Student Center

Proudly presented by Late Night Film Series in partnership with The VIP Center.

 

 

Harlan Cohen

Getting Naked: Cracking the Code on Dating and Relationships w/ Harlan Cohen

October 14, 2014 - 8:00pm @ Memorial Hall

We're taught to read and write, but no one teaches us how to find a date, or even better, the love of your life. Harlan Cohen, New York Times bestselling author and relationship expert, shares the secret truth about dating and relationships. This interactive (fully clothed) event is hilarious, bold, and life changing. Bring your cells phones to text Harlan questions live during the event. You'll leave with a fresh perspective and new approaches to finding happiness in love and in life. Say what you think, do what you feel, and never look back! Sponsored by the UK Sexperts, Student Wellness Ambassadors, and VIP)

2-part Green Dot Training

2-Part Green Dot Training

October 27 and November 3rd, 5-8pm @ SC 359 (Spots are limited!)

Green Dot = Any choice, behavior, word or attitude that promotes safety and communicates utter intolerance for interpersonal violence. Take action to shape a violence-free campus by attending this 2-part bystander intervention training.

TBTN Planning

TBTN Kick-Off Meeting

October 28 @ VIP Center 3:30-5:00pm

Take Back the Night (TBTN) is Lexington's annual march and rally that allows you (and the rest of the community) to take a stand against interpersonal violence in our community. If you are interested in being involved, email vipcenter@uky.edu and we will get back to you about forming committees!

Candidates Forum

LFUCG Domestic Violence Prevention Board's 13th Annual CANDIDATES FORUM- Focus: Interpersonal and Family Violence

October 30, 2:30-4:00pm @ The Lexington Public Library, Farish Theater


Invited Candidates include:

U.S Senate
U.S. House of Representatives (6th, 12th districts)
State House of Representatives (76th, 77th, 79th, 80th districts)
Fayette County Sheriff
Fayette County Coroner
Fayette Family Court Judges

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Faces, Ears & Eyes: Masculinity in the Media

November 5, 6-8pm @ SC 206


Join us for an honest and open conversation around how the media influences the way we view masculinity

It's On Us

It's On Us

Take the pledge online or join our photo campaign:


Throughout the week of Nov 17-21, join us around campus and in the VIP Center to take the pledge and take a picture/selfie with a statement of "#ItsOnUs to...".

  • Monday: VIP Center 8:30-5pm
  • Tuesday: VIP Center 8:30-5pm, Family Sciences Career Fair Erickson Hall 2-4pm
  • Wednesday: VIP Center 8:30-5pm, Outside SGA offices in the Student Center 9-11am, Green Team OpenHouse @ VIP Center 2-5pm
  • Thursday: VIP Center 8:30-5pm, Outside SGA offices in the Student Center 9-11am, Tobacco-Free Tailgate Rose Street Walkway 11am-2pm
  • Friday: VIP Center 8:30-5pm

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