Norse Violence Prevention holds multiple events throughout the year.
Self-care Events are held throughout the academic year and are open to all NKU community members. Each event has a different theme, and all necessary materials are provided.
Educational Events are held during awareness months and campaigns and promote campus learning about violence prevention.
Open Houses are an opportunity to join the Norse Violence Prevention staff in exploring how you can get involved with the office and learn more about their services.
Updated events will be posted for each semester, as details are confirmed.
Women's History Month Storytelling Event
Date: Tuesday, March 22, 2022
Location: Budig Theater
Norse Violence Prevention and Khyrs Styles from the K.A.S.S.I.E Project are collaborating to offer an evening of storytelling. In honor of Women's History Month, we invite you to join us for a Legacy of Hope: Stories of the Women Who've Inspired Us.
Take Back the Night
Date: Tuesday, April 5, 2022
Time: Resource fair starting at 5pm, program starting at 5:30pm
Location: UC Ballroom
Theme: Celebrating the Strength of Survivors
Keynote speaker: Kalimah Johnson
Kalimah Johnson, LMSW is a past Assistant Professor of Social Work at Marygrove College and Founder/Executive Director of SASHA Center in Detroit, Michigan, she is also a consultant to the National Basketball Association, the National Hockey League, the National Football League and the NCAA (Big East Conference) on matters of relationship safety and management. She has been an advocate and counselor to survivors of sexual assault and intimate partner violence for 20+ years and is an industry expert on topics related to culturally specific programming for sexual assault survivors, healthy relationships, domestic/sexual violence, emotional intelligence, mental health and well-being. Most recently, she completed the Athlete Development Professional Certification Program at the University of Pennsylvania-The Wharton School/Aresty Institute of Executive Education to increase her skills and capacity of working with and on behalf of professional athletes and continues to create culturally specific services/training and workshops for DV and SA programs nationally and abroad. Her interests include writing and performing poetry and she owns a natural hair care studio in her home-town Detroit.
Take Back the Night has long been an important community event that provides a space for survivors and allies to connect and support each other, all while raising awareness of interpersonal violence. This year’s event will be a celebration of survivors’ strength and resiliency. The event will include a resource fair, keynote speaker, survivor speak-out, and will end with a march across campus. Light refreshments will be provided, and all campus and community members are welcome to attend.
Take Back the Night is a collaborative event hosted by Norse Violence Prevention and LGBTQIA+ Student Initiatives.
Online Dating Workshop
Date: April 12, 2022
Time: 4:00p - 5:00p
Location: Student Union 302
This workshop covers how to stay safe while using dating apps such as Tinder and Bumble. Participants will learn about warning signs to look out for while talking to potential partners online, and how to safety plan before meeting someone from a dating app. This workshop is interactive and aims to help prevent interpersonal violence from happening in a time where online dating has become a common way to meet partners.