From: Interfraternity Congress/Panhellenic Council
Date: April 14
Subject: Wellness Wednesday Newsletter



Campus Safety

Pete Canavan, a personal safety expert, has 9 safety tips for life on a college campus. These are some tips you can take so stray safe both on and off campus.

  1. Get to know the campus safety office
  2. Take precautions after dark
  3. Keep things on lockdown
  4. Be smart on social media
  5. Be careful getting into your car
  6. Have a plan
  7. Pay attention to crime rates and trends
  8. Learn how to defend yourself
  9. Stock up on safety supplies

Center for Women Event

 
The GL Sexual Harassment EPIC Task Force is providing rewards in the form of FREE  Mitchell's scoops randomly to Greek members who attend some of the Center for Women's (CFW) events this month that are bringing awareness to sexual assault.  There are several amazing events that the CFW is hosting, and the task force will be giving the free Mitchell's scoops at the end of the month after we verify each member's attendance at the events. Following are the events that the EPIC task force is supporting with rewards: Teal Talk Tuesdays, Disrupting the Culture of Violence: How to be a Prosocial Bystander training, and Tinder Nightmares: Dating in the Digital Age. To register for these events, you can check the Center for Women's website and social media for more information. Please email Asia Moore (axm1482@case.edu) with a list of the SAAM events that you attended at the end of April and we will add you to the list of members who are eligible for the free Mitchell's scoop. At the end of April, the task force will be randomly picking several members from the list to receive the free Mitchell's scoops.
 
Greek Life members can also take the pledge to engage in prosocial bystander behavior that disrupts the culture of violence at CWRU and in the community.

Click here for more information on the Center for Women's events.

Covid-19 Safety

Important Ways to Slow the Spread

Safety Tools

If you're looking for an inexpensive way to promote your safety while out and about, check out these safety keychains that induce an alarm, a whistle, a window breaker, and more.

Events

Monday, April 5
Start End   Event         Location
8:00am 11:55pm Walking Challenge with WHAM Private Location (rsvp to display)
Monday, April 12
12:00pm 12:00pm CDN x AMSA Virtual Scavenger Hunt Virtual
Thursday, April 15
1:00pm 2:00pm Getting Unstuck Video Conferencing Link
3:00pm 4:00pm BIPOC Support Space Video Conferencing Link
7:00pm 8:00pm April 2021 General Body Meeting -
7:00pm 8:00pm Writers Center Stage with author Brit Bennett Virtual Event
Friday, April 16
7:30pm 10:00pm Sisterhood Movie Night Private Location (rsvp to display)
Saturday, April 17
11:00am 12:00pm [DLA] KEYNOTE Come If You Want: Reimagining Multicultural Leadership Private Location (rsvp to display)
12:00pm 1:00pm [DLA] Dr. Dana Prince: Inside Out-- Queering Leadership Private Location (rsvp to display)
12:30pm 2:30pm Big/little retreat (Saturday in-person) Private Location (rsvp to display)
1:00pm 2:00pm [DLA] Rita Lakhssassi: Starting a Student Organization Private Location (rsvp to display)
Monday, April 19
12:00am 11:55pm First CWRU Scavenger Hunt Private Location (rsvp to display)
3:00pm 5:00pm Advocate Drop-in Hours Private Location (rsvp to display)
Thursday, April 22
4:30pm 5:30pm Venture Capital Guest Speaker Event -
6:00pm 7:30pm CoHealing (formerly called Healing Network Nights) Private Location (rsvp to display)
6:30pm 8:00pm Secret Spaces: Some Fun and Quirky Sites on Campus! Private Location (rsvp to display)
7:00pm 8:00pm CWRU Swing Weekly Lesson Zoom
Friday, April 23
6:00pm 7:00pm think[box] Class: Digital Privacy Workshop Zoom
Sunday, April 25
4:00pm 5:00pm Headshots Wade Lagoon
Thursday, April 29
1:30pm 4:30pm Diversity 360 - Open Session Video Conferencing Link
6:30pm 7:30pm Title IX Lawyer Presentation + Q&A Private Location (rsvp to display)
6:30pm 8:00pm Tinder Nightmares: Dating in the Digital Age Private Location (rsvp to display)
Friday, April 30
1:00pm 2:00pm Upstander: Project Connection--Consent is Sexy Private Location (rsvp to display)
Sunday, May 2
7:00pm 9:00pm Study Tables Thwing 101
Tuesday, May 4
7:00pm 8:00pm CWRU Amnesty International USA GB Meeting Virtual!

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Need Help?

Feeling like you need help to improve your physical or mental wellness? Click here to find out more about Case Westerns Counseling services. Click here to find out more about Case General Clinic. Click here for more information on sexual health. In immediate crisis? Call (216)368-5872 or 911 for help now.

Prosocial Bystander Training

The Center for Women provides training on how to be a prosocial bystander. How to be a Prosocial Bystander is an evidence-informed bystander intervention program that uses community care as the foundation of intervention. This training teaches how to identify potential violent incidents, individual responsibility to intervene, and how to do so safely and effectively in order to maintain a safe environment for all people. To request one of these workshops, you can fill out this form.
We encourage 15% of every chapter to attend the Prosocial Training!

Prevention Advocacy

The Prevention Advocacy Compliance Clery Team is committed to providing ongoing updates, resources, and support to all CWRU community members impacted by sexual violence. The Center for Women has created a guidebook that acts as a non-exhaustive overview of survivor support resources, violence prevention education, and CWRU sexual harassment policy guidelines. It continues to be updated and expanded as we respond to the needs of our community. While this provides basic information regarding sexual violence prevention and response, readers are encouraged to seek out more in-depth explanations from the information sources provided throughout the guidebook. You can access the guidebook here: https://case.edu/centerforwomen/sites/case.edu.centerforwomen/files/2021-02/PACCT%20Guidebook%2002-18-2021.pdf.

How to Get Involved:There are many options for the Greek community to get involved in violence prevention and creating a safer Greek community:

  1. Community members can pre-order a It's On CWRU Toolkit for your student organization, residence hall, office, community space, or classroom. To get more information on how to request a toolkit, you can email the Center for Women at centerforwomen@case.edu.
  2. The Center for Women is providing Prosocial Bystander campus-wide training. Dates for deliveries fall on the third Tuesday of each month, 6 to 7:30 p.m. You can sign up for the March 16 training at this link: http://cglink.me/2cS/r991282 or the training on April 20 at this link: http://cglink.me/2cS/r991300.
  3. Coming up in April there will be Sexual Assault Awareness Month events, so please stay tuned for event announcements!
  4. You can host a Mather Center workshop for your residence hall, student organization, campus department, or community group. To request one of these workshops, you can fill out this form: https://cwru.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9vQohlvqDqe9KtM.
  5. You can sign up for the Mather Center’s Newsletters. Email newsletters are sent once a week and highlight upcoming events and programs. You can sign up for these newsletters at this link: https://us13.list- manage.com/subscribe?u=9344b335f464dde66035dfcc2&id=8b986e05e4.
  6. Follow the Mather Center for Women on Facebook @FloraStoneMather.CenterForWomen and on Instagram @florastonemathercenter.
  7. For more information about the Center for Women or about programming, you can visit their website at https://case.edu/centerforwomen/.

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EVENT

Upstander: Project Connection--Consent is Sexy

Friday, April 30
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Private Location (rsvp to display)
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Many of us have been taught the definition of consent, but what does that actually look like? What do we actually say? In this dialogue we will talk about ways people ask for and receive consent in real terms. Also, since consent is a question, we may sometimes get a no. How do we respond to that in a way that strengthens relationships? Please join us in welcoming back Jamie Greenwolf and Sarah Ferrato as our wonderful facilitators for this dialogue.

Meeting ID: 982 2242 3297
Passcode: 416756

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