SVPRO Statement

SVPRO Statement on National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

SVPRO Statement on National Day for Truth and Reconciliation On this first annual National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, we at SVPRO want to share in the immense grief and loss that has brought us to this day, while simultaneously embracing Indigenous resistance. As grief needs collective, active acknowledgement — resistance deserves our collective celebration […]

SVPRO Statement on the Term “The Red Zone”

SVPRO Statement on the Term “The Red Zone” We have something to say. SVPRO stands in solidarity with students at Western who are calling for prevention and institutional action related to sexual violence. We know that real prevention isn’t as easy as a module or an hour long intro to sexual violence at the start […]

SVPRO statement on racialized violence

SVPRO statement on racialized violence Hello Students, Faculty, and Staff of UBC. My name is Alicia Oeser (she/her), I have been the Director of The Sexual Violence Prevention and Response Office (SVPRO) on the Vancouver campus since January 2020. I joined a beautiful, brilliant team at SVPRO, already engaged in anti-violence and anti-oppression work prior […]