In September 2007, two students came up with the idea of creating a sexual assault centre on Carleton’s campus. Hundreds of students got on board. And the result? In September 2013, a sexual assault centre opened at Carleton. The Coalition for a Carleton Sexual Assault Centre is not going anywhere and there’s still tons of […]
On September 17, 2013, Carleton University unveils its new sexual assault centre. As the leaders of a lengthy battle for the creation of a student-run, university-funded sexual assault centre on campus, this news is bittersweet. In 2007, two graduate students founded the Coalition for a Carleton Sexual Assault Centre in response to a high-profile sexual […]
March 28, 2013 As a group committed to fighting rape culture on campus, we are appalled that hard fought student dollars are being spent bringing rapper Rick Ross to Ottawa. Since 2007, we have been leading a struggle at Carleton University for the creation of a student-run, university funded sexual assault centre on campus. More […]
Some community members have graciously organized a fundraiser on our behalf. We are incredibly grateful! Friday, March 22nd, 8pm. 3 Fairmount Avenue. 10$ and BYOB Performances by: THREE LITTLE BIRDS ROMMEL RIBEIRO LORA BIDNER The RHYS WILLIAMS Food will be provided by Food not Bombs! Facebook event page here.
We did not organize this week and had no say in the week’s content, so if you have any questions, please direct them to Equity Services: firstname.lastname@example.org Come and say hi as we table for the info fair!
Thanks to pressure from students and community groups over the past 6 years, Carleton is finally starting to realize that ‘Hey, we should address sexual assault on campus!’ And one of the major new ways they’ve done this is through the creation of a series of PSAs. Student groups (including the Coalition!) not only star […]
Want to learn personal safety skills and self-defense techniques in a comfortable, empowering and welcoming space? Back by popular demand, the Coalition for a Carleton Sexual Assault Centre & Renshi Janet Heffernan from ‘A Stronger You’ are putting on a full 8 week course! This is not your typical ‘self-defense’ course. ‘A Stronger You’ focuses […]
Today, March 22nd, marks the second anniversary of the entirely volunteer run Carleton Sexual Assault Support Line. We want to take this opportunity to thank everyone who has supported us over the the past two years. We are filled with immense gratitude. It has been a long and difficult journey and there seems to be […]
Carleton communications has recently sent out another release on a proposed new Centre on campus. Amongst other things, it includes this: ‘The sexual assault centre will operate from a non-medical model with student-centred services at its core. Programs and services will also be available to staff and faculty. Student-run peer support and peer education will […]