SAPAC promotes social change and activism on two levels: through the professional services we provide to the University of Michigan community, and through student leadership development wherein students help students as peers. We believe that people of all identities must work together to eradicate sexual assault, stalking, sexual harassment, and intimate partner violence and that this necessitates activism in many areas, including education, advocacy, crisis-intervention, safety-building, bystander intervention, and policy development.
- We will begin accepting workshop requests for the Fall 2018 semester starting August 20th (for workshops held between September 17th - December 2018)
- We cannot take any workshop requests for May 2018- August 2018.
We appreciate your understanding and look forward to working with you!
All services are free and confidential to the University of Michigan community and are provided by professional SAPAC staff members
SAPAC recommends implementing OSCR’s existing sanction options such as disciplinary probation, restriction from employment from the university, university housing removal, removal from courses or activities, no contact, suspension, and expulsion, in addition to the following...
The CORE Volunteers are a nonprofit student volunteer organization within the University of Michigan’s Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Center. Their work focuses on changing the campus climate through workshops centered around primary prevention of sexual misconduct. They accomplish this goal by facilitating personalized workshops with subjects such as Healthy Relationship & Consent. These workshops work to enhance communication skills and equip student groups on campus with the tools they need to create and maintain healthy interpersonal relationships.
Syllabus Language Regarding Sexual Misconduct
At SAPAC we are committed to the following goals and principles:
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Please look at the co-coord application if you are a current volunteer interested in the paid position of leading one of our volunteer programs! Applications are due by Monday, March 5th at 5 pm.
Students launch a sit-in the office of Vice-President for Student Services, Henry Johnson, to address safety concerns of women on campus and the need to open a rape crisis center.
University executive officers approve $75,000 for the initiation of an anti-assault program.
Pure Barre in Ann Arbor prides itself in giving back to the community, and SAPAC was fortunate to be the beneficiary of a donation class held on November 13 at Pure Barre. Members of SAPAC who attended gave the class and environment at Pure Barre great reviews! SAPAC is honored to be a part of generous community support from organizations such as Pure Barre. With Pure Barre’s help, SAPAC is able to celebrate 25 years of teaching, leading, and healing as well as look f
Entire Month of November! Need a good reason to grow a beard? Keep your face warm, and your sex consensual! Beards of all kinds are encouraged to participate in whatever creative way possible!
What is Trauma?
The Survivor Empowerment & Ally Support volunteers focus on tertiary prevention education through interactive workshops, tabling and events on self-care and wellbeing to promote awareness, empathy, and understanding for the survivor experience, voice, and common reactions, as well as how to be supportive of survivors of sexual violence
Societal Rape Myths
Many myths exist in our society about sexual assault that serve to justify the offense. Rape myths often involve victim-blaming statements about sexual assault such as, "She wouldn’t have gotten raped if she hadn’t been walking alone at night,” or "What did she expect would happen if she went upstairs with him?" These myths help place the blame on the wrong person (the victim or survivor) instead of where it belongs (on the perpetrator).
Missed the Teach-In? Watch videos from the Teach-In here!
This September, over 100 university students, faculty and staff attended the Teach-In on Sexual Assault: Tools for Safety, Knowledge for Change. Attendees described the event as informative, practical, interesting and effective.