Advocates

The UMBC Relationship Violence Prevention Advocates program, sponsored by a Verizon Foundation Grant, is a comprehensive program designed to educate the UMBC Community on specific realtionship violence prevention information.

The program includes

  • a dating/relationship/intimate partner violence prevention communication campaign
  • enhanced online relationship violence prevention resources specific on UMBC community websites
  • relationship violence prevention advocates training

UMBC Relationship Violence Prevention Advocates are UMBC community members who:

  • are able to provide relationship/dating/intimate partner violence prevention information to their community networks
  • observe the UMBC community and take notice of and report community issues to relationship violence advocate trainers
  • encourage bystander intervention techniques within UMBC community network and individuals
  • make appropriate referrals
  • provide helpful resource information to UMBC community network and individuals
  • support speak and poster series and other campus initiatives to prevent violence

For more information please contact Kim Leisey at 410.455.2393

If you are interested in applying to become an advocate for 2014-2015 please fill out this application and return to studentaffairs@umbc.edu |  The Commons Suite 319

Advocates Application.Fall.2014