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Who Are You?: Being an Active Bystander ("The PAVE Presentation")
Facilitators: PAVE, a co-ed peer education group
Goal: Focus on the role all students play in speaking up against interpersonal violence and encourage action.
Duration: 90 minutes

Build a Safer Community: Be An Active Bystander
Facilitators: Men Against Rape & Sexual Assault (MARS), an all male peer education group focused on sexual violence prevention
Goal: Encourage students to think about they ways they can eliminate sexual violence and rape culture on campus. 
Duration: 60-90 minutes

Call It What It Is: Recognizing and Responding to Interpersonal Violence
Facilitators: PVP Staff
Goal: Introduce students to the dynamics of sexual and relationship violence through interactive activities and discussion. 
Duration: 60-120 minutes

Men & Masculinities

Facilitators: Malik Washington (PVP staff)

Goal: Delve into the concept of masculinity and how it may influence the attitudes that males have about themselves and others. Additionally, what expectations to males experience externally? How does it influence behaviors and more specifically, interpersonal relationships?

Duration: 60-90 minutes

Recognizing and Responding to Interpersonal Violence on Campus: An overview for Penn Staff/Faculty

Facilitator: Jessica Mertz, Director, Sexual Violence Prevention and Education

Goal: Inform Penn staff and faculty of their reporting obligations and campus resources, and discuss how they can best support students impacted by sexual violence, relationship violence, and stalking.

Duration: 90-120 minutes

Overview of Penn Policies and Resources
Facilitators: PVP Staff
Goal: Educate students about the Penn policies and resources related to sexual and relationship violence. 
Duration: 15-30 minutes


An interactive 6-hour training that educates students about the prevalence and impact of sexual violence, relationship violence and stalking. The training provides students with the skills to recognize and respond to interpersonal violence if they, or a friend, experiences it and prepares them to be an active bystander combating violence on campus. Offered once a semester --registration is required and spots are limited. This semester's training will be offered March 17th and 24th 12:30-4:30pm in New College House. Register here


An online program that assists students with their Penn experience. TAP prepares students for their university experience and provides information about resources available to support students. One module focuses on healthy relationships, consent, policies on interpersonal violence, and resources for students who have experienced interpersonal violence. TAP is sent to all incoming undergraduate and graduate students prior to arriving at Penn.