We seek to critique and change power structures through radical consent education and self evaluation. Consent is an action one performs everyday in a non-consensual world. Through our programs one may better understand their position and how to improve it given the imbalances that exist in society.
Colonial capitalism has, in all aspects of our life, created a coercive relationship with those who hold more power than us. Racism, classism, sexism, homophobia, transphobia, the prison industrial complex, and intersections of the above, contribute to a non-consensual society.
Here we seek to unlearn our inherent biases and recognize the disparity of a world that does not prioritize community care and personal well-being.
SASAV was founded in 2016 as the result of a grassroots movement in response to a student call for change in campus culture and policy regarding sexual assault.
Check out some of the featured articles below and learn more about our history.
May 10, 2021
This website is a collection of the history of student activism on campus compiled by a UR alumnus as their senior project. It includes national and local news articles, livestreams from campus meetings, and interviews with student activists.