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Interpersonal Violence (IPV) and the Holidays

January 12, 2022

As the University is returning from Winter Break, the HAVEN team thought we’d offer the following… There is a perception that the holidays can be an especially risky time for those in abusive relationships.  The thought that an individual may … Read more

Toolbox Tips: Give back as much control as possible

January 12, 2022

Letting people who have experienced violence have control over their story and resource seeking processes is important to their healing process. Experiencing violence often feels like a loss of agency or control, so it is important to provide someone with … Read more

Equal Opportunity and Diversity & Inclusion Listening Sessions

November 3, 2021

The Equal Opportunity and Compliance (EOC) Office and the University Office for Diversity and Inclusion are hosting listening sessions for our community to come together to discuss concerns surrounding incidents of discrimination and harassment on campus. This will be an … Read more

Gender Violence Services Coordinators

August 25, 2021

You might remember one of the confidential support options we talked about during the HAVEN presentation is UNC’s own Gender Violence Services Coordinators (GVSCs), Holly Lovern and Kayla Zollinger. Holly and Kayla have been meeting with students, faculty, and staff throughout … Read more

Haven and EOC updates

August 25, 2021

The Equal Opportunity and Compliance Office (EOC) has remained open throughout this past academic year, responding to reports, providing support, connecting students and employees to resources, and we continued to offer various trainings, including HAVEN, as we can. Haven We … Read more

Toolbox Talk: Ask Open-ended Questions

August 25, 2021

Going beyond yes or no questions can help a survivor process the situation. They allow a survivor to identify their own feelings, choose their own next steps, and feel increased agency over their situation. For us as supporters, open ended … Read more