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Peer Educator Meetings, Wednesdays 11:30-12:30pm Feb 01, 2017 - May 03, 2017 — Reeve 305
April 5, 2017-Advocating for Gender Equity in Sport: Nancy Hogshead-Makar Apr 05, 2017 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM — Alumni Welcome and Conference Center
April 13, 2017- LGBTQ Ally March Apr 13, 2017 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM — Reeve Ballroom
April 26, 2017-Denim Day Apr 26, 2017 12:00 PM - 07:00 PM — UW Oshkosh Campus
April 26, 2017 at 5pm- #rapeisnotajoke Apr 26, 2017 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM — SAGE 1214
May 3, 2017-Walk a Mile in Her Shoes May 03, 2017 04:30 PM - 08:00 PM — Titan Underground
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About Us

photo1.jpgCampus Awareness for Relationship Education (CARE) is a peer education group consisting of female and male ally students focused on raising awareness in order to prevent dating violence, sexual assault, stalking and harassment on the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh campus.

Peer educators provide programs about healthy relationships, consent, sexual rights and how to be a male ally. In addition to serving as a campus resource on the topic of relationship violence, CARE offers presentations that are available to all University student groups, classes and community organizations. CARE oversees Umatter's facet, Consent Matters.

 

The Purpose of CARE

  • Promote awareness of relationship and sexual rights
  • Educate students about the Victim Advocate's services
  • Provide information about campus resources

 

History

The CARE program was initiated in 1989, after date rape had been a concern at UW Oshkosh for years. Students, faculty and staff made a commitment to organize in order to address this issue on campus. CARE was formed as a result of this commitment with the coordination from the Dean of Students Office, Oshkosh Student Association, Women's Center, University Police and Residence Life.

 

Who Leads CARE

Both CARE Student Director, Student Associate Director and Professional Advisor Leslie Wartgow, LPC are involved in training and supervising the interns and volunteers. The Counseling Center has a long-standing commitment to providing caring and confidential services to students who are dealing with painful emotional experiences, including sexual assault.

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