Morgantown, West Virginia: West Virginia University committed to the National It’s On Us campaign in January 2015, to further its proactive efforts to eliminate sexual assault and power-based personal violence from campus. WVU continues its support of April’s Sexual Assault Awareness Month the It’s On Us campaign by hosting YouTube sensation Laci Green this Wednesday, April 20th at 7:00 pm in Ming Hsieh G-21.  

 

Ming Hsieh Hall G-21, Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at 7pm

 

Laci Green is a sex education activist and YouTube sensation. Her channel, Sex +, is viewed by over five million people every month, which makes her one of the most popular sexual violence prevention advocates and sex educators accessed outside the classroom. She tackles subjects including body image, sexuality, gender, relationships, feminism, and sex education for the internet.  Her channel can be viewed at: www.youtube.com/lacigreen

The mission of Sex + is to entertain, educate, and connect internationally with Sex Plus viewers, as well as:

✔ Promote a comprehensive model of sex education using technology.

✔ Provide a feminist framework for sex education and discourse.

✔ Improve accuracy and inclusivity of sex education online and off.

✔ Facilitate productive conversations about Sex Plus topics.

This program is free and is open to the public. This program is sponsored by the WVU Title IX Office and the WVU Peer Advocate program and supported by the WVU Office of Multicultural Programs and Student Government Association. For more information, email: Mariana.Matthews@mail.wvu.edu, Jason.Burns@mail.wvu.edu, or call 304-293-5600 or 304-293-0890.

 

 

 

While resources and advocates will be present at the event, we encourage our community to get involved. Whether you would like to volunteer, drop by to show your support or understand your resources better, we invite you to become part of our culture shift to keep every Mountaineer safe. To file a Title IX complaint contact James Goins, Jr, WVU’s Title IX Coordinator at 304-293-5600 or James.Goins@mail.wvu.edu. To schedule a Title IX training or speak to a confidential resource please contact Mariana at Mariana.Matthews@mail.wvu.edu. We hope to see you at the event!

 

Links:

Laci Green: www.youtube.com/lacigreen

WVU Title IX: http://titleix.wvu.edu/

WVU Office of Multicultural Programs: http://isags.wvu.edu/office-of-multicultural-programs

WVU Today: http://wvutoday.wvu.edu/n/2016/04/18/wvu-to-host-youtube-sensation-and-sexual-assault-prevention-and-awareness-advocate-laci-green-april-20

Social Media:

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