How to Get Involved

If you would like to receive periodic emails regarding the following student groups, as well as our upcoming programs and events, please email voice@gatech.edu

Learn more about the Sexual Violence Prevention Alliance. 

 

Request a VOICE Training

You can request a VOICE presentation for your residence hall, chapter or student organization on topics such as:
    Introduction to sexual violence
    Bystander intervention
    Healthy relationships
    Consent
    Sexual violence response/supporting survivors

Programs are a minimum of 45 minutes.

For a student VOICE Peer Educator-led presentation, submit a request form here. 

For a staff-led presentation, submit a program request form through Health Promotion here

 

Student Groups:

 

PAUSE (People Against Unwanted Sexual Experiences) Student Organization | Open to New Members!

PAUSE is a new student organization that is focused on preventing sexual violence and raising awareness of this issue on our campus. If you are interested in joining or learning more, please email pause.GT@gmail.com

PAUSE hopes to:
  • Build an extended network of allies against sexual violence.

  • Provide opportunities for involvement in sexual violence prevention at a variety of commitment levels.

  • Compile sexual violence prevention and recovery resources from existing on and off-campus sources.

  • Develop a campus culture of healthy sexuality on Georgia Tech's campus.

  • Host a variety of speakers and forums to educate students about issues related to sexual violence prevention and healthy sexuality.

  • Aid in the production and execution of existing campus sexual violence prevention efforts.

  • Help host events for Domestic Violence Awareness Month (October) and Sexual Assault Awareness Month (April).

Upcoming PAUSE Meetings:

PAUSE meets on Mondays from 7-8pm in DM Smith 011. Meetings are open to returning members as well as students wanting to join this semester or learn more about membership. Email pause.GT@gmail.com to be added to the PAUSE email list to stay updated on meetings and events.

 
SGA Sexual Violence Advisory Board (SVAB) | Applications closed for Fall 2016

This subcommittee is an inclusive and diverse SGA-led student subcommittee, formed as a branch of the Sexual Violence Prevention Alliance (SVPA),as a result of the Presidential Task Force on Sexual Violence recommendations. This subcommittee serves as the eyes and ears on the ground about what is happening on campus with regard to sexual violence and related policies, and the subcommittee should be able to easily connect with senior administration, faculty, and staff to ensure that the recommendations of the Presidential Task Force on Sexual Violence are made a priority. For more information about this committee and how to join, email the Chair, Anna Harrison: aharrison37@gatech.edu

 
VOICE Peer Education Program | Applications closed for Fall 2016

Every fall semester, VOICE trains a new cohort of Peer Educators, a diverse group of dedicated students trained to educate other students on issues related to sexual violence prevention and survivor support. Applications for the 2016-2017 cohort have closed.

If you would like to request a Peer Educator-led training for your student organization, submit a request form here, or if you have an interest in future involvement with this program, please email the program advisor, Lee Helmken at lee.helmken@health.gatech.edu