Do you have a story to tell?
It's Your Write to Heal.
Sexual violence is an issue that
affects everyone. Sexual violence thrives in secrecy and
isolation. It’s time to end the silence. “Salisbury Speaks: It’s Your WRITE to Heal” is a new project of the Campus Against
Violence Program. CAV is soliciting stories from survivors of
sexual assault, relationship violence and stalking. We invite
submissions of poetry, art work, photography and personal
narratives from students who have been directly and indirectly
affected by this issue to discuss how sexual violence has
touched their lives.
The publication will be used in a variety of
settings to raise dialogue about sexual violence in all its
forms; including sexual assault, relationship violence and
stalking. Your story will have the
opportunity to touch the lives individuals on and off Salisbury University’s campus and help to
raise awareness about these important issues. Your voice will
HOW TO PARTICIPATE:
story with the world can be a difficult but very empowering
can inform and inspire other survivors and the
community to raise awareness about the issue.
supported a friend, partner or family member
touched by relationship violence, stalking or sexual assault?
Has your life
been impacted by sexual violence?
Tell us about
All submissions are published
anonymously; however, you are required to sign a release form to
grant us permission to use your submission. The only person who will know your identity is the
Director of the Counseling Center, Kathleen
Submissions should tell your unique story and
what you wish to share with the community. All forms of
expression are encouraged (narratives, poetry, artwork, favorite
quotations, etc.). We hope to publish submissions that
represent the diversity of SU: male, female, all races and all
sexual identities. The only substantial editing we will do is
for any incriminating statements so please avoid naming specific
people, clubs or organizations. We will not publish material
that is victim-blaming.
1. There are three (3) ways
you can submit your experience:
Email your submission (Word document, jpeg,
etc.) to Dr. Kathleen Scott
with “Salisbury Speaks” in the subject line.
your submission or art to:
University, Counseling Center, ATTN: Dr.
Kathleen Scott, 1101
Camden Ave, GUC 263, Salisbury MD 21801
your submission off at the Counseling Center in the labeled
box “Salisbury Speaks” (Guerrieri University Center, 263)
Your submission will be reviewed for content.
Do not name specific people, clubs or organizations or include
other identifying information.
for your submission to be published. Submit the release form with your submission.
goal is to publish the first volume of “Salisbury Speaks: It’s
Your WRITE to Heal” in Fall 2011.
Disclosing your experience
may be triggering for you, support is
Campus Against Violence Program
Counseling Center, Guerrieri University Center, Room 263
(410) 543-6070 (phone)
Life Crisis Center
Hour Hotline – 410.479.HELP
Thank you for
your submissions and your efforts