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SafeBAE CONSENT SUMMIT

Arlington’s 1st ever student-planned regional consent summit to prevent sexual violence among teens will be hosted by the

Arlington Teen Network Board,

Arlington’s Project PEACE & SafeBAE  

WHO:      FREE to all Arlington, Alexandria & Falls                               Church Youth & Adult Allies (parents,                                 teachers, etc)

This event has been planned BY students FOR students!

WHEN:    May 16, 2020      *      9:30AM- 4PM

WHAT IS IT??

A day of learning and fun! Through interactive workshops and group presentations, youth, and adult allies, will have opportunities to learn and share about the following topics:

  • Define, recognize & ask for consent

  • Identify their boundaries and how to maintain them

  • Learn how to be an active bystander

  • Access resources on sexual violence

  • How to contribute to making their school safe from sexual violence or harassment

  • How to date after a sexual assault

  • And more!

Break Out sessions will be presented by partner organizations and experts.

We are now accepting workshop proposals through Sunday, February 16th.

Learn more by reading our 

Help Plan the Summit!

 

The planning committee leadership is a collaboration of students from the Teen Network Board and area schools, with the support of an adult advisory board. If you are interested in joining efforts to plan the conference, please 

Students who attend this summit will be able to:

  • Define and recognize consent, as it relates to sexual and other interpersonal interactions

  • Identify their boundaries and how to be comfortable in maintaining them

  • Ask for consent in a way that isn’t coercive

  • Identify a situation that may escalate to sexual assault, how to be an active bystander, non-confrontational ways to intervene (BAEstander!)

  • Empathize with and better respond to survivors of sexual violence

  • Access resources for themselves or friends who have been impacted by sexual violence (national and local)

  • Contribute to changing the culture of their school/community with better practices around consent, bystander intervention, and general rape culture.

  • Understand how “rape culture” and gender roles impact consent

 

Adults/mentors who attend this summit will be able to:

  • Define and help students recognize consent, as it relates to sexual and other interpersonal interactions

  • Empathize with survivors of sexual violence

  • Access local and national resources for themselves, friends, or students/youth, who have been impacted by sexual violence

  • Help students apply communication skills that build understanding of their needs in relationships and that express their boundaries

  • Understand how “rape culture” and gender roles impact consent

  • Communicate more comfortably and directly with youth about sex, sexuality, and consent (or help them get to the people who are more comfortable)

Learning Objectives

Partners & Advisory Group Members

  • Arlington Department of Human Services Child and Family Services

  • Arlington Parks and Recreation

  • Arlington Project PEACE

  • Arlington Public Schools

  • Arlington Teen Network Board

  • Alexandria Domestic Violence Program

  • Arlington Gay and Lesbian Association (AGLA)

  • American Association of University Women- Arlington (AAUW)

  • Doorways for Women and Families

  • NOVA Salud

  • Safe Space NOVA

General Questions? 

Questions? Call Project PEACE at 703-228-1678 or

Pilot Summit Recap Reel

Pilot Summit Press

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