Category Archives: strategies

Discussing rape culture on campus: How to engage with students in the classroom

This curriculum, Addressing Campus Rape Culture Through Media Tools, was developed to engage students in how to reflect upon, learn about, and intervene in rape culture on college campuses.  The team was: Eric Craven (Digital Literacy Project, Atwater Library, Montreal), Shanly Dixon (Digital Literacy Project, Atwater Library, Montreal) JD Drummond (Sexual Assault Resource Center, Concordia

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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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