SUWF: Resources

Salisbury University Resources

Who: Office of Institutional Equity.
Contact: Humberto Aristizabal, Associate Vice President of Institutional Equity, Fair Practices Officer/Title IX Coordinator. equity@salisbury.edu, 410-543-6426 
About: Complaints of Sexual Misconduct should be made to the Salisbury University’s Office of Institutional Equity/Fair Practices Officer/Title IX Coordinator. The OIE staff members are trained to help you find the resources you might need, to explain all reporting options, and to respond appropriately to conduct of concern. All instances of retaliation should be reported and will be addressed in the same manner. The contact information for the OIE is listed below. 
Why: Sexual harassment or assault

 What: SU Police Department
About: Campus and Community Resources- resources gathered by the SU Police Department covering campus departments (student centered resources), community crisis hotlines, alcohol and drug counseling programs, and out- and in-patient programs. 
           Campus Security & Crime Prevention- various types of information and programs, including, but not limited to: self-defense training, escort services, bicycle registration, and how to report a crime. 
           See our Safety page for quick facts and tips!

PictureWhat: All Gender Restrooms
Where: The Office of Institutional Equity keeps an up to date list of all gender restrooms on SU's campus here.
Why: Gender neutral restrooms can be used by anyone of any gender identity, and, in particular, provide a safe space for transgender and genderqueer individuals, and are convenient for parents with small children. 

What: Space for Lactating Parents
Where: Perdue Hall - Room 127, Gull Card necessary. Intermittent users can request access through the Student Services Desk; repeated users should request permanent access though the Gull Card Office.
            Guerrieri Academic Commons  - "Mother's Room", 1st floor, Rt. 13 side, across from the women's restroom. No Gull Card required. 

WhoSalisbury University Counseling Center
Contact:410-543-6070, Monday-Friday 8am-5pm.
Why
Offers counseling to assist students in dealing with a variety of psychological concerns including depression, academic difficulties, relationship concerns, anxiety, eating disorders, identity confusion, loss, and family concerns, as well as crisis intervention. 

Who: University System of Maryland Women's Forum 
About:Founded in 1989. "Serving as an advisory group to the Chancellor, the Women's Forum became 
the first organization to represent the various communities of women including students, faculty, 
and staff."
Why: Apply for professional development funding for staff and faculty.   

Who: The Women's Circle of Salisbury University
About: A network of women committed to providing support & leadership to enhance the educational experiences of SU students while enriching the lives of members
Why: Mentoring students and building connections in our community.
 

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Salisbury Community Resources

Who: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Contact:10 S. Howard Street, Third Floor, Baltimore, Maryland 21201; 800-669-4000; TTY 8000-669-6820
Why: If you filed a complaint with the OIE and believe the University’s response was inadequate, or you otherwise believe you have been discriminated against by the University on the basis of sex, gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or other legally protected characteristic, or have been subjected to retaliation.

Who: Life Crisis Center
Contact: P.O. Box 387 Salisbury, MD 21803, Tel: (410) 749-0771, Tel: (410) 749-0771, Hotline: (410) 749-4357 V/TTY
About: Local Rape Crisis and Recovery Center
Why:Crisis intervention, counseling, and referral. Victim accompaniment to hospitals, police interviews, and court to provide support and information about options. 24-hour Crisis Hotline with counselors trained to listen and offer information.Inpidual, group, and family psychotherapy. Assistance navigating the legal and judicial systems.

 

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National Resources

Who: National Indigenous Women's Resource Center
Contact: 406-477-3896;Toll-Free: 855-649-7299; Maryland representative: Gwendolyn Packard
About: "The National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center, Inc. (NIWRC) is a Native nonprofit organization that was created specifically to serve as the National Indian Resource Center (NIRC) Addressing Domestic Violence and Safety for Indian Women. Under this grant project and in compliance with statutory requirements, the NIWRC will seek to enhance the capacity of American Indian and Alaska Native (Native) tribes, Native Hawaiians, and Tribal and Native Hawaiian organizations to respond to domestic violence."
Why: Resources, training

What:Top Reports on Women and Girls: Supporting Gender Lens Giving and Investing
About:Created by Jackie Zehner; "[This document] contains 400 reports across 18 different categories, including arts and entertainment, economic empowerment, health and reproductive rights, science and technology, and political representation. I hope that this aggregated list will serve as a great resource for those currently working on research on women and girls, both to see what is already out there so as not to needlessly repeat research, as well as to get a better picture of what questions still need to be answered."

Who:Utah Valley University's Utah Women & Leadership Project
What: While there are several resources gathered here, most particularly of note is the "Related Videos" section near the bottom of the page. The videos' origins range from TEDTalks, to nonprofit outreach, to female-centered businesses.

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