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Sexual Assault and Violence Education by Students (SAVES)

Who are we?

The Sexual Assault and Violence Education by Students (SAVES) peer education group faciltates interactive and educational outreach events and discussions that addresss sexual assault, healthy relationships, stalking, and the effects of media on power-based violence. SAVES peer educators are a team of specially trained students (women, men, and people of all genders) who care about our community and want to make it a safe place for everyone to live, learn and work. We are interesting, fun, and excited about what we do!

Our Mission

SAVES strives to raise awareness of sexual assault, relationship violence, and stalking through outreach and education in hopes that through our commitment we will create a safer and more accepting environment throughout the Virginia Tech community. We recognize that power-based violence does not exist in a vacuum, it is intersectional and is connected to societal norms and biases. To address power-based violence, a systemic approach must be taken to understand and confront the underlying complexities and framework of these issues. SAVES is a relevant addition to any topic your event or program may be addressing!

Interested In Joining SAVES?

As of September 11, 2023, the SAVES application is closed.  Interested in learning more for next year's recruitment?  For more information, please email Paige Bik