This event has been planned BY 

students 

FOR 

students!

WHERE?

Wakefield High School

 1325 S Dinwiddie St,                      Arlington, VA 22206

WHO?

FREE to all Arlington, Alexandria & Falls      Church Youth & Adult Allies (parents,                       teachers, etc) Torrey DeVitto (Pretty Little Liars!) &     Reggie Walker (retired NFL linebacker!)

WHEN?

May 16, 2020      *      9:30AM- 4PM

WHAT?

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!

PRIZES!

Prizes from Thrive Causemetics, T-Shirts & bags! 

FOOD!

From local restaurant sponsors!

Learning Objectives

Students who attend this summit will be able to:

  • Define and recognize consent, as it relates to sexual and other interpersonal interactionsIdentify their boundaries and how to be comfortable in maintaining them
  • Ask for consent in a way that isn’t coerciveIdentify 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 violenceAccess 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 violenceAccess local and national resources for themselves, friends, or students/youth, who have been impacted by sexual violenceHelp 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)

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

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

Learn more by reading our

CLAIM YOUR SPOT!

REGISTER 5 FRIENDS AND BE ENTERED TO WIN

$50

* We don’t share your personal info with anyone. 

Are you a local business who can donate food or giveaways for the day of the event?Are you an adult who can volunteer their time to assist with day of logistics?    

Let us know how you can help by 

EMAILING US AT info-projectpeace@arlingtonva.us

LOCAL SPONSORS

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 

Let us know how you can help by 

EMAIL US AT info-projectpeace@arlingtonva.us

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

Questions? Call Project PEACE at

703-228-1678

or

Email us at

info-projectpeace@arlingtonva.us