Yearly Archives: 2017

Get to the Pointe! Sexual Health Initiative for Youth

The Preventing Cyberviolence team partnered up with a sexual health initiative for youth in Montreal’s South West, Get to the Pointe! (GTTP). Through ths youth-led initiative, we had the pleasure to forge relationships with three high schools, two community organisations and, most importantly, young people connected to these settings. Working intimately with young people, our

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“What does Cyberviolence mean to you?”: Anti-Cyberviolence Documentary Created by Youth

This strategy had a group of youth, all members of an anti-violence community organisation, come together to discuss the meaning and place of cyberviolence in their lives. Using documentary filmmaking as their medium, the youth shared their experiences, reflections, and powerful insights. Learn more about the process here! What Does Cyberviolence Mean to You Documentary

Game Curious Montreal: Striving for an Alternative & Safer Gaming Culture

The Preventing Cyberviolence team partnered with Game Curious Montreal, a Mount Royal Game Society initiative. This unique, innovative and refreshingly alternative initiative offered beginner and more seasoned gamers a chance to come together to learn about, discuss, and exchange experiences of cyberviolence, and to take part in a gaming environment grounded in collaboration, non-violence, exploration and fun.

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A Workshop & Conversation on Anti-Cyberviolence Strategies, Policy and Responses with Social Service CEGEP Students

In an effort to stimulate critical reflection around effective anti-cyberviolence policy and intervention strategies, we teamed up with a brilliant group of 16 CEGEP students studying in the social services. Working on the front lines, these students often support young people who experience and/or who perpetuate gendered cyberviolence. We spent an afternoon with them brainstorming

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Cyber & Sexual Violence; Re-visioning Solutions and Strategies @ John Abbott College — Thursday April 13, 2017

Cyber & Sexual Violence; Re-visioning Solutions and Strategies   This symposium is designed to clarify the role of the educational community in combating cyber and sexual violence on campus.  Bringing students, faculty, employees and administrators together, the focus will be on explaining the inter connections between on and offline gender-based violence and strategizing on concrete

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Creating a Better Online Culture: Developing Strategies Together Symposium March 2

Creating a better online culture; developing strategies together Concordia University’s Sexual Assault Resource Centre in collaboration with The Atwater Library and Computer Centre’s Preventing Cyberviolence Project invite you to a panel discussion, workshop and reception. The purpose of this symposium is to bring together key stakeholders to identify and develop concrete strategies that serve to de-normalize, prevent, and

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Twitter to be more Pro-Active about Cyberbullying

Via Digital Spy Twitter announced today three important changes in their fight against cyberbullying: “Today, we’re announcing three changes: stopping the creation of new abusive accounts, bringing forward safer search results, and collapsing potentially abusive or low-quality Tweets. Stopping the creation of new abusive accounts: We’re taking steps to identify people who have been permanently

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