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More Than 1,700 Valencians and Community Members...

Wednesday, March 2, 2022 A Message from Wendy Givoglu, Interim President, East and Winter Park Campuses The ninth Conversation on Justice, the Peace and Justice Institute’s (PJI) 2022 spring conference, took place from Monday, January 24 – Thursday, January 27, 2022. More than 1,700 Valencia College students, employees and community members attended a variety of workshops […]

Rachel Louise Snyder Tells Emotional Story of Domestic Vi...

Monday, January 31, 2022 By Wendy Jo Moyer A young mom is forced into a marriage with her abusive boyfriend in order to have tax returns to apply for financial aid for school. That same abused mom is prescribed anti-depressants, but the doctor does not refer her to domestic abuse help. The abuser breaks in […]

Supervisor Guidance for Stalking, Interpersonal Violence...

Thursday, January 20, 2022  A Message from Trisha Whitmire, Assistant Director, Equal Opportunity  January is National Stalking Awareness Month (NSAM). Stalking is a prevalent crime that often co-occurs with — and increases the risks of — domestic and dating violence. According to the Stalking Prevention, Awareness and Resource Center (SPARC), millions of people are stalked every […]

January Is National Stalking Awareness Month;...

Tuesday, January 18, 2022 A Message from Trisha Whitmire, Assistant Director, Equal Opportunity  Nearly one in six women and one in 17 men have experienced stalking victimization at some point in their lifetime. Stalking is a prevalent crime that often co-occurs with — and increases the risks of — domestic and dating violence. According to the […]

Explore the Roots of Domestic Violence in Rachel Louise...

Monday, January 10, 2022 As part of Valencia College’s Conversation on Justice, you’re invited to two special events featuring Rachel Louise Snyder, an American journalist and author of “No Visible Bruises: What We Don’t Know About Domestic Violence Can Kill Us,” which explores the roots of private violence, its far-reaching consequences and the efforts to address […]

Learn About the Impact of COVID-19 on Interpersonal Violence

Tuesday, May 12, 2020 Date: Thursday, May 28, 2020 Time: 10 – 11 a.m. Location: Zoom Join the Equal Opportunity department for a workshop on the impact the COVID-19 pandemic has on interpersonal violence. The workshop, No Escape: Social Distancing, Isolation and the Impact on Interpersonal Violence, explores interpersonal violence and the way COVID-19 provides […]

Providing Support for Victims of Domestic Violence

On average, 24 people per minute are victims of rape, physical violence or stalking by an intimate partner in the United States — more than 12 million women and men over the course of a year, per the National Domestic Violence Hotline. Domestic violence is a pattern of behaviors used by one partner to maintain […]

Policy Update: Domestic Violence Leave

In this Policy Update series, you’ll receive information about recently updated, repealed or approved policies to ensure you are kept abreast of key policy changes. We are excited to provide you with relevant and timely policy information to assist you in your role and your team’s contributions to the College. By Michelle Sever, Director, Human Resources Policy and […]

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Domestic violence — also known as dating violence or interpersonal violence — affects people in every community, regardless of age, gender, race, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status or religion. Domestic violence includes sexual, emotional, economic and psychological actions or threats of actions. That said, in a 2010 summary report of the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence […]

Valencia Hosts Event to Help Combat Domestic Violence

On Saturday, November, 7, 2015, Valencia College was a proud host of the Sixth Annual It Takes Courage Event on West Campus. The event was sponsored by Harbor House of Central Florida and the Orlando Police Department (OPD) in partnership with the Criminal Justice Department and Student Development. Aimed at combating domestic violence in Central […]